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Outstanding contribution to social service

Founder and MD of JMI Group Md Abdur Razzaq awarded ‘Nawab Faizunnesa Choudhurani and Language Veteran Shaheed Dhirendranath Datta Medal’


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  • Bangladesh News Desk
  • Published: 07 Mar 2023, 11:16 AM


Founder and Managing Director of JMI Group Md. Abdur Razzaq received the ‘Nawab Faizunnesa Choudhurani and Language Veteran Shaheed Dhirendranath Datta Medal’ in recognition of his outstanding contribution to social service.

In a recent ceremony marking the 42nd anniversary of Ushoshi Parishad, Dhaka, a socio-cultural organization, Minister of Textiles and Jute Golam Dastagir Gazi, Bir Protik handed over this medal to Md. Abdur Razzak. In addition to the JMI Group founder, Bangladesh Diabetic Association President and National Professor Dr AK Azad Khan and seven others were given this medal.

It was informed in the event that JMI Group, one of the leading companies in the pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing sector, has been working for the socio-economic development of Bangladesh for almost two decades. The founder and managing director of this group, Md. Abdur Razzaq, is leading from the front in this journey.

It was disclosed at the event that the JMI group started the business in 1999 with only 50 employees producing three types of products, now the total number of employees has exceeded 8,500. JMI Group currently has a total of 42 industrial establishments in various sectors including pharmaceutical and medical equipment manufacturing, marketing, healthcare, housing, printing, industrial gas, LPG, LPG cylinder and auto tank manufacturing. In the long journey of 24 years, JMI Group has invested over Tk5,000 crore in these institutions. Of this, about Tk1,000 crore came from Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey and China as foreign direct investment (FDI). Currently, various factories under JMI group are manufacturing more than 400 types of medical equipment and healthcare products, of which at least 50 are for the first time made in Bangladesh. JMI group’s products are regularly exported to more than 40 countries in the world including Asia, Europe, Middle East, South America and Africa.

After receiving the award, the founder and Managing Director of JMI Group Md Abdur Razzaq said, “We are steadily expanding our business for the welfare of the country and people. None of our factories were closed even for a day during COVID-19. Risking lives, JMI Group employees have prepared medicines and other protective materials for the people of the country. It will continue in the coming days. I am grateful to the organizers for honoring me here today.”

 

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