Nitol Motors to train 50,000 drivers
Nitol Motors Ltd plans to train about 50,000 drivers in five years, said Abdul Matlub Ahmad, chairman of Nitol-Niloy Group.
The company is the distributor of Tata Motors in Bangladesh. It is set to inaugurate a driver training school in Kishorganj in November to develop skilled drivers for the country.
Ahmad was speaking at a programme in Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka yesterday, where Tata Motors Ltd launched new vehicles.
Nitol Motors Ltd displayed a number of vehicles, such as the Tata Marcopolo Bus, LP 713, LP 909 Star Bus, LPO 1512 and Winger.
Tata Motors also launched its latest mini Truck ACE EX for Bangladesh with a focus on urban areas. It will have features like a five speed gear box, bigger tyres and electronic stop and start arrangements.
RT Wasan, head of international business of Tata Motors Ltd, said, “Bangladesh is a market very close to India. The company is holding a 70 percent market share in Bangladesh, which is the largest share outside India.”
Syed Abul Hossain, communications minister, and B Shyam, first secretary (commercial) of Indian High Commission in Dhaka, also spoke at the programme.