Pathao gets Employment Catalyst Award
Pathao, Bangladesh's largest digital services company, was awarded with the Employment Catalyst Award by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday for its outstanding contributions to job creation, particularly in the youth segment.
Fahim Ahmed, managing director and chief executive officer of Pathao, received the award from the prime minister at the inauguration ceremony of the Bangladesh Startup Summit 2023 at the Hotel Intercontinental Dhaka.
Since its inception in 2015, Pathao has created more than 500,000 jobs in Bangladesh through its market-leading ride-hailing, food delivery and e-commerce logistics businesses.
"Pathao is a homegrown champion of technology and innovation that has catalysed self-employment opportunities for the youth of Bangladesh. We are honoured to receive this award, as a recognition of our efforts towards empowering people as they strive to improve their lives," said Fahim Ahmed.
With operations in Nepal and Bangladesh, Pathao is currently serving more than 10 million consumers, daily earners and small businesses.