“National products should have priority for the economic development of the country”



Military engineers speak during visit to Walton factory

| Update:
Dec. 13, 2021, 5:09 p.m.

Major General Ibne Fazal Shayekhuzzaman, chief engineer of the military engineering services (MES) of the Bangladesh Army, said Walton has contributed to the economic development of Bangladesh by manufacturing import substitution electronics.

“They must be given priority in the country’s economic development. This must be ensured at all levels, both individual and institutional, ”he noted.

The chief engineer of the Bangladesh Army made the remark after a visit to Walton Hi-Tech Park in Chandra in Gazipur on Tuesday, a press release said.

Led by Major General Shayekhuzzaman, a team of 76 engineers from the Bangladesh Army visited the factory of the country’s electronics giant, Walton, with the aim of seeing the advancement of advanced electronics manufacturing. locally finished as well as the actual advancement of local high tech industries. .

The director of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL), SM Mahbubul Alam, was present during the factory tour by the MES delegations.

Among others, Deputy Director General of WHIL, Alamgir Alam Sarkar, Senior Executive Directors, Colonel (Retired) Shahadat Alam, Md Sirajul Islam, Tanvir Rahman, Yusuf Ali, Sohel Rana and Yasir Al Imran, Executive Directors Rakib Uddin, Tanvir Anjum, Mohsin Ali Mollah. , media advisor Enayet Ferdous and a few other senior officials were also present.

After the factory tour, Major General Ibne Fazal Shayekhuzzaman said in his reaction: “They (Walton) have a vision with great human values ​​and great foresight. I think if I could come to the Walton factory three years ago it would be much better. I will try to send new engineers to join MES to visit the Walton factory. “

Appreciating Walton’s research and innovation activities, he then said: “The Walton plant is a complete package. The overall growth of the business makes perfect sense. This is due to their advanced research activities, which everyone should follow. “

Major General Ibne Fazal Shayekhuzzaman, Chief Engineer of the Military Engineering Services (MES) of the Bangladesh Army, SM Mahbubul Alam, Director of WHIL, and other guests pose for a photo while visiting the factory

SM Mahbubul Alam said, “Walton has become a trusted name for domestic and overseas buyers due to its high quality products. We recently participated in the Sodex international trade fair in Turkey. There, we received a huge response from global buyers for Walton products made in Bangladesh. “

Inviting government and institutional buyers to visit the Walton plant, he said, “Walton has the ability to manufacture custom products as required.

“Like the ready-to-wear sector, the electronics and technology industries also have the opportunity and the potential to become one of the world’s leading markets.

Alam added that economic development would be accelerated if domestic products were given priority at government and institutional levels. Employment will also increase. It will be easier to conquer the world market.

Upon arrival at the factory premises, guests first toured Walton’s well-equipped product exhibition center. Later, they observed the production process of Walton’s refrigerators, air conditioners, RVDs, elevators and elevators.



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