PRAN-RFL Group has won highest national export trophies for outstanding contribution in export segment for FY 2018-19.
The group received six trophies, including gold, from the Commerce Ministry for exporting agro processing, plastic goods and light engineering sectors.
The award giving ceremony was held on Tuesday at Bangabandhu Bangladesh-China Friendship Exhibition Centre in Purbachal where the Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi attended the programme as chief guest.
In 2016-17 and 2017-18, PRAN-RFL Group received five export trophies each. But this time the group has broken its own record and get the highest six trophies. Apart from, the Commerce Ministry awarded export trophy to the Group as the highest exporter for the last 18 consecutive years. In agro processing sector, PRAN bags all awards in this category. PRAN Dairy Ltd PRAN Agro Ltd and PRAN Foods Ltd obtained gold, Silver and bronze trophies respectively.
Durable Plastic Ltd and Banga Plastic International Ltd of RFL Group got silver and bronze trophies respectively in plastic goods sector while Rangpur Metal Industries Ltd. obtained bronze trophy for light engineering sector.
Ahsan Khan Chowdhury, Chairman and CEO of PRAN-RFL Group received the award on behalf of PRAN Dairy while Uzma Chowdhury, Director (Corporate Finance) at the group and Eleash Mridha, Managing Director of PRAN Group received the award on behalf of PRAN Agro and PRAN Foods respectively.
Therefore, RN Paul, Managing Director of RFL group received the award on behalf of Rangpur Metal and Toukirul Islam, Executive Director of Durable Plastic and Mohammad Kazi Abdul Quiyum, Executive Director of Banga Plastic International received the award on behalf their organizations.
Kamruzzaman Kamal, Director of Marketing at PRAN-RFL Group, said, ‘We got the award as the demand of our products is increasing world-wide day by day. We are breaking our previous history of receiving export trophy and very delighted for getting the best exporter award for the last 18 consecutive years.”
PRAN-RFL Group, the country’s leading food manufacturer and exporter, started exporting its products to France in 1997. At present, the group is exporting it wide range of products to 145 countries in the globe.