British American Tobacco Bangladesh (BATB) Chairman, Golam Mainuddin and Managing Director, Shehzad Munim received ‘Tax Card’ from Honorable State Minister for Finance M. A. Mannan MP, Dr. Md Abdur Razzaque, MP, Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance Ministry and Md Nojibur Rahman Senior Secretary, Internal Resources Division and Chairman, National Board of Revenue as Highest Income Taxpayer in ‘Manufacturing – Others’ category.
BATB was awarded at Income Tax Fair Program-2017 organized by National Board of Revenue, at the Revenue Bhaban, Agragaon, Dhaka, on Wednesday.
After the partition of India in 1947, Pakistan Tobacco Company was established in 1949. The first factory in Bangladesh (the then East Pakistan) was set up in 1949 at Fauzdarhat in Chittagong. In 1965, the second factory of Pakistan Tobacco Company went into production in Mohakhali, Dhaka.
Thereafter it became Bangladesh Tobacco Company Limited in 1972 immediately after Bangladesh’s independence. In 1998, the Company changed its name and identity to British American Tobacco Bangladesh (BAT Bangladesh) aligning the corporate identity with other operating companies in the British American Tobacco Group.
BAT Bangladesh is a part of British American Tobacco plc, one of the world’s most international businesses, with brands sold in more than 200 markets around the world.