Friday, May 24, 2024

Mahbub from Dhaka wins BMW car of the Nagad’s mega payment campaign

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com

Pahlowan Mahbub Haider from Dhaka won the Nagads Mega Payments Campaign BMW car.

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar officially announced the name of the lucky winner – Pahlowan Mahbub Haider from Dhaka – at an event at a city hotel on Tuesday

Nagad, a popular mobile financial service in Bangladesh, organised the event to give away a BMW car to the winner of the mega payment campaign, said a press release.

Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar, Founder and Managing Director of Nagad Limited Tanvir A Mishuk and film star Ananta Jalil handed over the vehicle’s key to Pahlowan Mahbub Haider, who secured the highest number of votes given by Nagad customers across the country.

In the final stage of Nagad’s mega campaign, Nagad got the top 10 out of the 71 shortlisted persons through voting by its customers across the country.

Mahbub from Dhaka topped the list with 4,73,027 votes and won the BMW car, while Sylvia Yaseen from Chattogram stood second with 4,11,813 votes. And Saidur Rahaman Sohel from Cox’s Bazar grabbed the third position with 3,34,099 votes. In terms of votes, other people in the top-10 list included Md Nasim from Bhola, Abu Sayed Bin Shovon from Cumilla, Sanzida Yasmin Mili from Jashore, Sajjad Ahammad from Noakhali, Nehrin Nosin from Rangpur, Md Wasim Akram from Chapainawabganj and Md Masum Mridha from Barishal.

A total of 45,39,055 votes were cast during the campaign.

After the formal announcement, Mahbub said, ‘I’m speechless and can’t believe my eyes that I have won a BMW car. I might be able to give my reactions tomorrow when I become normal,’ he said.

Congratulating the winner, Posts and Telecommunications Minister Mustafa Jabbar as the chief guest said, ‘From the very beginning, Nagad has been doing one after another wonders. Giving this BMW car as a gift under a payment campaign is the latest one.’

Talking about such a massive arrangement, founder and managing director of Nagad Limited Tanvir A Mishuk said, ‘The BMW campaign is not just a campaign, rather it is a big initiative to help the country move towards a Smart Bangladesh. I believe such a payment campaign will play a significant role in establishing a cashless society in Bangladesh,’ he added.

Three cricketers of Bangladesh National Team – Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim – congratulated the BMW winner and other participants in separate video messages.

The mega payment campaign, which started in the last week of March and ended on 30 June, has earned a massive response from people across the country. Over the last three months, Nagad’s transactions, mainly in the form of merchant payments and mobile recharge, have reached a record high, riding on this mega BMW campaign.

Through random selection in phases using ‘Bangla AI’, 71 people out of crores were shortlisted at the end of the campaign. Later, Nagad customers across the country voted for their favourite candidates for the BMW car by logging in to their Nagad accounts.

Earlier, as part of the campaign, a show titled ‘Ke Jitbe BMW?’ (Who will win BMW?) was telecast on more than one TV channels, with the participation of popular celebrities and social media influencers as guests. In the final episode, Bangladesh Cricket team’s star cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim was present as the special guest.

To finalise the list of candidates for the BMW car, in keeping with Mushfiqur’s ODI fifties, 44 people from 37 districts were initially picked using ‘Bangla AI’. Later, the number was raised to 71 as Mushfiqur suggested that at least one person from each district be included in the final list.

Mentionable, under the mega payment campaign, Nagad handed over several Sedan cars, nearly 500 motorbikes and refrigerators, smart televisions, mobiles, smartwatches, headphones, etc. to winners.

They received such exciting gifts from their favourite celebrities, including Bangladesh National Cricket Team’s ODI captain Tamim Iqbal Khan and television stars. Besides, Nagad gave prizes to many winners by going to their homes. – Press release

Related News

NJ Diamonds brings vibrant luxury jewelry to Bangladesh

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com NJ Diamonds, a new luxury jewelry brand, has officially launched in the capital at Banani road 11. The event was a glittering affair, attended by top influencers and industry elites, marking a significant milestone for the Bangladesh jewelry market. NJ Diamonds, founded by Noorjahan Abdullah & Labiba Abdullah, are set to ... Read more

NCC Bank celebrates 31 years of operations

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com NCC Bank celebrated its 31 years of operations at the bank’s head office in Dhaka on Friday. Md Abul Bashar, chairman of the bank, inaugurated the 31st anniversary programme, said a press release. NCC Bank started its journey on May 17, 1993. “During the 31 year-long-journey, the bank played a remarkable ... Read more

21 winners receive gifts from Nagad’s mega campaign

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com A total of 21 winners have received different gifts by taking part in the country’s biggest transactions campaign – initiated by Nagad, a popular mobile financial service provider. Recently, Nagad’s Senior Executive Vice-President and Chief Marketing Officer Sadat Adnan Ahmad and Executive Vice-President and Deputy Chief Marketing Officer Muhammad Solaiman handed ... Read more

Hatil Chairman Selim H Rahman honoured with CIP award

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Selim H Rahman, the esteemed Chairman and Managing Director of HATIL, a leading name in the furniture industry, was conferred with the prestigious Commercially Important Person (CIP) award for his pioneering contributions to the export of the furniture sector. The ceremony held at the Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel, Dhaka, on ... Read more

Emirates announces first destinations for A350 service

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Emirates has announced the first set of destinations to be served by its A350 aircraft entering service in September 2024. The airline plans to deploy its latest aircraft type to 9 destinations in the coming months, offering customers its latest signature cabin experiences.10 new A350s are expected to join the Emirates ... Read more

Adidas nearly ready to open outlet in Dhaka

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Adidas, the German athletic apparel and footwear giant, is set to open its first outlet in Bangladesh this month at Gulshan-1 in the capital. The three-stripes will partner up with leading local conglomerate DBL Group, which will facilitate its entry into the Bangladesh market. “We have planned a soft launch on ... Read more

Shwapno opens new outlet in Pabna

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Popular retail chain shop “Shwapno” has opened a new outlet in Pabna’s Sujanagar at Molla Super Market. The inauguration took place at 5:30pm on 30 December, reads a press release. Present at the event were Ahmed Firoz Kabir, Member of Parliament for Pabna-2 (Sujanagar, Aminpur), Chairman Shahinujjaman Shahin of Sujanagar Upazila, ... Read more

Shwapno launches new outlet at Bashundhara

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Shwapno, the largest retail chain in Bangladesh, launched an outlet in the Bashundhara area on Thursday offering a month-long discount with a home delivery facility. On behalf of Bashundhara Group, media advisor Mohammad Abu Tayeb inaugurated the outlet as guest of honour at the Rupayan shopping centre in the residential area, ... Read more

With ‘Face ID’ and ‘Fingerprint’ login bKash app is now more secure, user-friendly

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com bKash app introduces biometric ‘Face ID’ and ‘Fingerprint’ login features to make users’ daily transactions easier and safer. Alongside, exciting new features – ‘Group Send Money’, ‘Request Money’, ‘Savings Marketplace’ and selecting ‘Default Card’ to use the ‘Add money’ service from VISA card to bKash – are also included in the ... Read more

Grameenphone wins ‘Bangladesh Sustainability Excellence Awards 2023’ in Financial Inclusion

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com It was an evening to rejoice and remember for Grameenphone at the Bangladesh Sustainability Excellence Awards 2023, as the organization’s sincere efforts with flagship initiatives GP Accelerator and GP Academy received due recognition. Renowned media house The Daily Star, along with CSR Window, honored the winners at the Bangladesh Sustainability Excellence ... Read more

Banglalink wins the best sustainability award

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Banglalink has won the ‘Best Sustainability Excellence Initiative’ award in the ‘Disaster Response’ category at the ‘Bangladesh Sustainability Excellence Awards 2023,’ jointly presented by The Daily Star and CSR Window Bangladesh. The award is in recognition of Banglalink’s contribution to societal welfare through the innovative integration of an Early Warning System ... Read more

StanChart wins Mastercard Excellence Awards

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Standard Chartered Bangladesh has clinched awards in three categories at the “Mastercard Excellence Awards 2023”. The categories are “Excellence in Mastercard Contactless (Issuing)”, “Excellence in Mastercard Credit Business (International)”, and “Excellence in Mastercard Business (Innovation)”. Naser Ezaz Bijoy, chief executive officer of the multinational bank, received an award from Atiur Rahman, ... Read more

Nagad wins Mastercard Excellence Award 2023

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Nagad, a popular mobile financial service provider in Bangladesh, has clinched “Mastercard Excellence Award” 2023 for its contribution to credit card bill payments. The mobile money carrier has been honoured with this prestigious award as the “Master Evolution”, reads a press release. On behalf of his company, Nagad’s Executive Director Maruful ... Read more

Prime Bank clinches Mastercard Excellence Awards 2023

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Prime Bank PLC, a leading private commercial bank of the country, has won Mastercard Excellence Awards 2023 for Debit Business (Domestic) category. Nazeem A Choudhury, deputy managing director of the bank, and Masudul Haque Bhuiyan, head of Cards & Alternative Delivery Channel, received the award from Dr Atiur Rahman, former governor ... Read more

Zakia Rouf Chowdhury elected as vice chairman of Bank Asia

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Zakia Rouf Chowdhury has been elected as Vice Chairman of Bank Asia Limited recently at the 508th meeting of the Board of Directors of the bank. She has an illustrious business career of more than 35 years in the private sector of Bangladesh. Since inception, she has been holding leadership positions ... Read more

Yamaha celebrates 7 years with ACI Motors

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com ACI Marts is the sole distributor and technical collaboration partner of Yamaha motorcycles in Bangladesh. ACI Motors started its journey in 2007 as a subsidiary of renowned company ACI Limited. In 2016, Yamaha started a new journey in Bangladesh with ACI Motors. At present, more than 116 Yamaha 3S (Sales, Service ... Read more

Walton boosts TV exports to Denmark, Ireland

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Bangladeshi global electronics brand Walton has boosted up its exports of television to Denmark, Ireland and other European countries as the demand of Walton television goes high in those countries in recent times, according to a press release. Walton Global Business Unit’s Vice-President Syed Al Imran said that Walton has been ... Read more

Mutual Trust Bank launches privilege centres in Dhaka

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Mutual Trust Bank Ltd recently launched its two revamped privilege centres in Dhanmondi and Uttara celebrating “MTB Retail Fest 2023”. Syed Mahbubur Rahman, managing director and CEO of the bank, inaugurated the centres as the chief guest, said a press release. Privilege Banking customers enjoy a wide range of exclusive benefits, ... Read more

Prime Bank Investment launches PrimeInvest

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Prime Bank Investment Ltd (PBIL), a subsidiary of Prime Bank, launched PrimeInvest, a comprehensive discretionary product suite that aims to foster access to investment for individuals and institutional investors. CQK Mustaq Ahmed, chairman of PBIL, inaugurated the product at its head office in Banani in the capital, said a press release. ... Read more

Midland Bank strikes deal with Bangladesh Bank

Business Desk : dhakamirror.com Midland Bank Ltd recently signed a participation agreement with the Financial Sector Support and Strategic Planning Department (FSSSPD) of the Bangladesh Bank for availing refinance facility in US dollars. Liza Fahmida, director of the BB department, and Md Ahsan-uz Zaman, managing director of Midland Bank, inked the deal at the BB ... Read more