Atlanta based pest control company, Orkin started its operations in Bangladesh. It is the the first global pest control firm in the country.
Acorp Limited, the local franchise owner, announced its footstep into Bangladesh through a launching ceremony on December 12, held at Ikebana Hall, Lakeshore Hotel in capital's Gulshan.
Honorable State Minister for Local Government & Rural Development, Swapan Bhattacharjee, MP presided over the program.
"Right now, we are on the highway of steady economic development. With the continuous upward tendency of this growth, it is high time to facilitate sectors like effective pest control. Bangladesh's government is also willing to come forward with the plight of creating a comfortable space in this regard. I hope Orkin will show live up to its great potential," said the minister, hailing the initiative.
Orkin currently provides services to 2 million customers globally in more than 60 countries. This includes India, Pakistan, Mongolia, Indonesia, Cambodia, South Korea, China and Guam in the Asia Pacific region.
Managing Director of Acorp Limited, Arafat A Islam said: "We are proud to represent Orkin in Bangladesh, and excited to be the first global company to provide pest management services in the country. It is our commitment to the local stakeholders and customers to ensure the international level of pest control services."
A J M Enamul Islam, Chairman of Acorp and James Wu, the Business Development Director of Asia Pacific of Orkin LLC also made valuable speeches in the event. The event was attended by top officials of Acorp Limited, among others.