TV24 Desk: ‘Walton is our pride. They are not only doing business but also branding Bangladesh in the global arena and also brightening the country’s positive image through creating strong footprints in the global market. In fact, they know to see dream and also make the dream true.’
The remarks was made by National Board of Revenue (NBR) Chairman Abu Hena Md. Rahmatul Muneem while visiting Walton factory at Chandra in Gazipur on Saturday (October 3, 2020).
During his visit, Muneem unveiled a new model of Walton’s Smart Refrigerator titled ‘Six a Nine.’ The IoT based Walton’s new ‘Smart Refrigerator’ is designed with advanced features and thus the users can control or operate its functions by his/her mobile phone.
Besides, the NBR chairman also inaugurated Walton’s VRF (Variable Refrigerant Flow) AC Manufacturing factory. By setting up this factory, Bangladesh secured the title of the world’s 9th VRF technology’s research and manufacturing country.
Meanwhile, Muneem also unveiled Walton TV’s six new models, TV’s Digital Warranty Software and also a new model of laptop titled ‘Tamarind EX Pro.’
After inaugurating the VRF AC Manufacturing Factory as well as unveiling new models of products, the NBR Chairman said, ‘Compressor is a hi-tech product. Walton is now manufacturing all sorts of components as well as finished compressors. Today, they officially started the production of VRF AC and thus we are proud of that Walton VRF AC will compete with the renowned global brands. And that’s why, the government is providing necessary policy supports to Walton ’
Earlier, the NBR chairman was welcomed with a flower bouquet while Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited Chairman SM Nurul Alam Rezvi, Managing Director SM Ashraful Alam and Director SM Rezaul Alam were present.
Among others, WHIL Deputy Managing Directors Nazrul Islam Sarker and Alamgir Alam Sarker, Chief Financial Officer Abul Bashar Howlader, Executive Directors Shoaib Hossain Nobel, Md. Humayun Kabir, Uday Hakim, Tanvir Rahman, Yusuf Ali, Liakat Ali and Amin Khan, Deputy Executive Directors Md. Firoj Alam and Jahidul Islam, Actor Azizul Hakim and the company’s other senior officials were also present during the NBR chairman’s visit.
The NBR chairman enjoyed a corporate document on Walton and then visited the product display center and the production units of refrigerators, compressors, air conditioners, LED televisions, computers, laptops, mobile phones and other home, kitchen and electrical appliances.