In order to generate thought leadership discussion and promote excellence demonstrated in the export journey of Bangladesh, HSBC has organized a panel discussion on “Sustainable Development of Apparel Export: Priorities and Way Forward”. DBL Group’s Managing Director, Mr. M.A. Jabbar was invited to take part as one of the panelists. The panel discussion was held on 31 August 2015 at The Westin Dhaka. The other panelists were Mr. Arun Devnath, Business Editor, The Daily Star, Mr. Bhuvnesh Khanna, Managing Director & Country Head of Commercial Banking, HSBC Bangladesh, Mr. Francois de Maricourt, Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Bangladesh, Mr. Jalal Ahmed, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh, Mr. K M Rezaul Hasanat, Chairman & CEO of Viyellatex Group, Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue, Mr. Reaz-Bin-Mahmood, Vice President (Finance), BGMEA, Mr. Siddiqur Rahman, Chairman, Sterling Group and Dr. Syed Ferhat Anwar, Professor, IBA, University of Dhaka. To honor the iconic exporters of Bangladesh yet another time HSBC has launched the 6th edition of HSBC Export Excellence Awards (EEA). The launch marked the opening of the nomination phase, inviting nationwide exporters and their associates to submit their nominations by 17 September 2015. DBL Group has won HSBC Export Excellence Awards three times out of five.