Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith is visiting the Industrial Park of country's leading electrical, electronics, ICT and home appliances manufacturing and marketing company Walton.
The Finance Minister reached at Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd. & Micro-Tech Corporation premises at Chandra of Gazipur on Thursday morning.
Vice-Chairman to Walton Group S.M. Nurul Alam Rezvi welcomed him with bouquet. Directors to Walton Group S.M. Rezaul Alam, S.M. Shamsul Alam, S.M. Ashraful Alam, S.M. Monjurul Alam and Tahmina Afrose, BASIS President Mustafa Jabbar were present on the occasion.
Executive Directors of Walton Group SM Zahid Hasan, Md. Humayun Kabir, Ashraful Ambia, Alamgir Alam Sarker and Md. Sirajul Islam, Senior Operative Director Uday Hakim, Operative Director Engineer Golam Murshed, Senior Additional Director Shahajada Selim and Additional Director Firoj Alam were also among other top Walton officials present.
The Finance Minister will officially inaugurate the compressor plant of Walton at the Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd. premises. With the launching of the plant, Bangladesh will emerge as 15th compressor production country in the world while 8th in Asia.
Walton authorities said the annual production of the plant will be 4 million pieces. After meeting local demand, 2.5 million pieces high standard world class compressors will be exported to international market.
The Finance Minister will also launch a website that features information and pictures of Walton compressors.
After his arrival, the Finance Minister and his entourages enjoyed a corporate documentary of Walton. They also visited the well-decorated product display centre of the country’s leading brand.