Speedy Int'l Ltd formally launched as new GSA of Malaysia Airlines
- A Monitor Report01 Oct, 2019 | 1798 Views|-+
Chan Yoon Khee, Regional Manager, South Asia and Middle East, Malaysia Airlines Berhad is seen, among others, cutting a ribbon to inaugurate Speedy Int’l Ltd’s new office in the capital
Amir Farid Abu Hasan, Acting High Commissioner of Malaysia
Chan Yoon Khee, Regional Manager, Malaysia Airlines Berhad
Dhaka : Speedy International Ltd has been formally launched as the new General Sales Agent of Malaysia Airlines Berhad in Bangladesh at a grand launching ceremony held on September 19 at Le Meridien Dhaka.
Engr Shaikh Bashir Ahmed Mamun, Vice Chairman, Sheltech (Pvt.) Limited gave the welcoming speech at the event. Chan Yoon Khee, Regional Manager, South Asia and Middle East, Malaysia Airlines Berhad also spoke on the occasion.
Chan informed that Malaysia Airlines is currently operating double daily flights to and from Dhaka with a good load factor.
The afternoon flight has a configuration of 16 seats in Business Class and 144 in Economy while the evening flight operated by A330 aircraft has a configuration of 19 seats in Business Class and 268 in Economy.
Audio visuals on Malaysia Airlines Berhad and its new features were also shown to the guests.
Amir Farid Abu Hasan, Acting High Commissioner of Malaysia and Engr Kutubuddin Ahmed, Chairman, Envoy Group and Sheltech Pvt Limited were also present at the grand opening.
"We are now in the 62nd year of our independence. From a low-income economy, Malaysia has now a 350 billion dollar economy which is the 22nd richest in the world. Bangladesh is on that similar road to success. With a growth of 8 per cent, this country is on its way to become a prime economy in South Asia," said Amir Farid Abu Hasan, Acting High Commissioner of Malaysia in Bangladesh.
Hence the two counties are in such good terms that Bangladesh is among the top 13 in Malaysia's second home programme. Both the countries also have a very strong bilateral relationship, said the Acting High Commissioner.
Malaysia is also one of the first countries to acknowledge Bangladesh as an independent country in 1971. Not to mention, the country is Bangladesh's one of the largest foreign investors.
Engr Kutubuddin Ahmed, Chairman, Envoy Group and Sheltech Pvt Limited gave the concluding speech where he thanked all for their support.
The grand ceremony also featured cultural performances from Bangladeshi and Malaysian dance troupes where both showcased their respective countries' culture and heritage, followed by dinner.
Inaugurates new office
Prior to the grand launching programme, Speedy Int'l Ltd, founded in April 1, inaugurated their new office through a cake cutting ceremony on the same day.
Chan Yoon Khee, Regional Manager, South Asia and Middle East, Malaysia Airlines Berhad, Amit Mehta, Country Manager, South Asia, Malaysia Airlines Berhad, Neetu Batra, Marketing Manager, South Asia, Malaysia Airlines Berhad, Azizul Abdullah, Station Manager, Hazrat Shahjalal Int'l Airport, Malaysia Airlines Berhad, Engr Shaikh Bashir Ahmed Mamun, Vice Chairman, Sheltech (Pvt.) Limited and Kabirul Anam Khan, Chief Operating Officer, Speedy Int'l Limited were present on the occasion, among owners of many travel agencies in Dhaka.