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2019-05-02 12:49:06 BdST

State minister for Primary and Mass Education impressed with Walton progress


State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md. Zakir Hossen was impressed
with the progress of manufacturing technology products in Walton factory.
“Witnessing the giant activities of Walton today, it is quite impressive and
unimaginable. I got a great knowledge on the production of latest technologies’
appliances within Bangladesh. Truly, I am impressed. Bangladesh would be
enlisted in the list of developed countries if more industries like Walton is
established,” the minister made the remarks while visiting Walton Hi-Tech
Industries Limited (WHIL) at Chandra, Kaliakoir in Gazipur on Saturday last
(April 27, 2019).


Praising on the bold initiatives of Walton in manufacturing world-class technology
products in Bangladesh, he called upon the local entrepreneurs for establishing
Walton like more industries.


Earlier, WHIL’s Vice-Chairman SM Shamsul Alam and Director Raisa Sigma
Hima welcomed the minister and his entourage to Walton factory with a flower
bouquet.


The company’s Executive Directors Humayun Kabir, Alamgir Alam Sarker, Col.
(Retd.) SM Shahadat Alam and Liakat Ali, Additional Operative Director Sohel
Rana, Senior Additional Director Mohsin Ali Molla, Media Adviser Enayet
Ferdous, among others, were also present.


After reaching WHIL, the minister and his entourage watched the company’s
corporate documentary and then they visited the products’ display center and
various manufacturing units like metal casting, compressor, SMT production, PCB,
computer and mobile phone.


Mentionable, Walton established an advanced factory on 700 acres of lands at
Kaliakoir in Gazipur. They are manufacturing highest standards fridge, TV, AC,
laptop, computer, mobile phone, lift and other sorts of home and electrical
appliances.


Various separate departments like Product Research and Development Centers,
Quality Control Department and International Business Unit have been set up in
Walton factory.


The ‘Made in Bangladesh’ labelled Walton appliances have been exporting to
various countries of the world. Now, Walton target is to capture a remarkable
portion of the global market. In this context, they are going to manufacture five
best global models of smart refrigerators in terms of craftsmanship, highest
standard, volumes, affordability and latest features. Ends/

 

Caption:
Photo 1 to 3: State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md. Zakir Hossen is
visiting Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited at Kaliakoir in Gazipur on Saturday
last (April 27, 2019).
Photo 4: Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited’s Vice-Chairman SM Shamsul Alam
and Director Raisa Sigma Hima are welcoming State Minister for Primary and
Mass Education Md. Zakir Hossen with a flower bouquet.

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