Recently, Mr Aly Zaker, Chairman of Asiatic 3Sixty, his wife and Vice Chairperson Mrs Sara Zaker, and Mr. Asaduzzaman Noor, MP, Minister of Cultural Affairs of the Government of Bangladesh, have all been honoured with some of the highest recognitions by the State. The Asiatic family arranged an exclusive event on Friday to celebrate the achievements. Mr and Mrs Zaker have each been awarded with the Ekushey Padak in the years 1999 and 2017 respectively. In 2018, Mr. Asaduzzaman Noor, MP had received the Swadhinata Padak, the highest award given by the State.
Some of the country's most illustrious figures, including Members of the Parliament, ambassadors and dignitaries, CEOs and other high officials from reputed companies were present at the event. It was hosted by Ms. Sriya Sharbojoya, the director of the company, and inaugurated with a welcoming speech by the Managing Director, Mr Ferdous Hasan Neville. Speeches to congratulate the three founding members were given by the Managing Director, Mr Iresh Zaker and the Managing Director of Group M, Mr Morshed Alam.
The event concluded with speeches from the awardees, followed by a classical music performance by Marina Ahmad.