A total of seventy-one companies were awarded the ‘National Export Trophy 2018-19’ for their contribution and performance in country’s export earnings as well as other compliance issues.
Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi today handed over the gold, bronze and silver trophies to the recipients at a ceremony as chief guest in Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Centre in Purbachal area, said a press release.
The Ministry of Commerce and the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) jointly organised the award distribution ceremony.
This year 29 gold, 24 silver and 18 bronze trophies were given in different categories and services.
Speaking on the occasion, Tipu Munshi said the export trophies are given for the outstanding contribution in country’s export and other compliance issues.
“The companies were selected on the basis of their export performance,” he added.
Tipu said the government is taking necessary steps to deal with the ongoing situation.
Senior Secretary of the Commerce Ministry Tapan Kanti Ghosh presided over the function while Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) President Md Jasim Uddin attended as the special guest.
EPB Vice-Chairman AHM Ahsan delivered the welcome address.