Beximco Pharma receives award from Sri Lanka’s premier chamber


-- August 8, 2005

Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd (BPL) has received the widely-acclaimed "SAARC Country Gold Award-2005" award from Sri Lanka’s premier chamber, Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI).

Nazmul Hassan, chief executive officer of Beximco Pharmaceuticals, received the award from Macky Hasim, president of the SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry, at a ceremony in Sri Lanka on Friday. Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakse was present on the occasion as chief guest.

The award is given on the basis of certain criteria including productivity standards, value addition, quality control, employee benefits and relationships, respect for the environment, cleaner production and social welfare.

Hassan said at the ceremony that Beximco Pharma is the only pharmaceutical company in the South Asian region to have received this award for industrial excellence this year.

The BPL is also the only pharmaceutical company in Bangladesh, which receives the National Export Trophy (Gold) for record three times.

Beximco Pharmaceuticals is a sister concern of Beximco Group, the largest private sector business conglomerate of Bangladesh, having eight divisions and over 25,000 employees.

The largest pharmaceutical as well as bulk drug manufacturer of Bangladesh started its journey in 1980 with manufacturing and marketing of licensee products of Bayer AG, Germany and Upjohn Inc. of USA. Beximco Pharma started manufacturing its own products in 1983.


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  • A specialized institute that works for the holistic development of children with special educational needs through different programs
  • Include early childhood development programs (ECD), special schooling, therapeutic interventions, medical and neuro-developmental assessment, leisure time and co-curricular activities, training for the teachers, parents and integrated services


Other CSR Initiatives


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  • Charity contributions through the Gono Sahajjo Songstha (GSS) for the educational sector for the unprivileged
  • Free drugs during natural calamities and distribution of clothing during winter
  • As part of BEXIMCO Group’s focus on society development, Fazlur Rahman Foundation has established a project called "FRF Diagnostic Centre". The project provides health screening services for Beximco Pharmaceuticals and Beximco Antibiotics Industries employees.
  • Sponsoring events and national sport stars and teams
  • Official sponsor of the Bangladesh National Cricket team for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011
  • Official sponsor of the FIFA friendly match between Argentina and Nigeria held in September, 2011