State Minister for Planning Dr Shamsul Alam visited the factory of Walton, a local electronics brand, at Chandra in Gazipur on Monday.
Dr Shamsul Alam witnessed the progress of the domestic hi-tech goods manufacturing industry, according to a press release.
During the visit, the state minister opined that Walton has been playing a leading role in the efforts of flourishing local export-oriented industries.
He also described Walton as the leader of the domestic electronics industry.
The state minister also assured of updating the public procurement rules for giving priority to the domestic industries during the government’s purchase.
According to the press release, he admitted that Walton’s factory establishments are built up in an environment-friendly manner.
Earlier in the morning, Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited (WHIL) Managing Director and also Chief Executive Officer Golam Murshed, as well as Director Sabiha Jarin Orona, welcomed the state minister at the factory complex with a flower bouquet.
Among others, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Gazipur Abul Kalam, WHIL’s Deputy Managing Directors Humayun Kabir and Alamgir Alam Sarkar, Walton Digi-Tech Industries Limited’s DMD Liakat Ali, WHIL’s Senior Executive Directors Col. (Retd.) SM Shahadat Alam, Uday Hakim, Sirajul Islam, Firoj Alam, Yusuf Ali and Easir Al-Imran, Executive Directors Zahidul Islam, Shahjada Salim, Shahjalal Hossain Limon, Mohasin Ali Molla and Media Adviser Enayet Ferdous were also present.
After arrival at the factory, the state minister enjoyed a corporate video documentary and then he visited Walton's well-equipped product display centre and the manufacturing units of refrigerators, metal castings, compressors, air conditioners, LED televisions, laptops, mobile phones and elevators.
State Minister for Planning Dr Shamsul Alam visited Walton factory at Chandra in Gazipur on Monday.