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Summit receives award from Mayor of Vaasa, Finland

Summit receives award from Mayor of Vaasa, Finland

News Report Summit Group has received Wärtsilä's Valued Customer Recognition Award 2019 for excellent performance and execution of 450 MW fast-track power-project complex in Gazipur in a record time of 9 months, says a press release. Both Mayor of the City of Vaasa Tomas Häyry and Managing Director of Finland's oldest and largest chamber of commerce - Ostrobothnia Chamber of Commerce - Juha Häkkinen jointly handed over the award to Md Latif Khan, Vice-Chairman of Summit Group, and Eng Mozammel Hossain, Managing Director of Summit Gazipur II Power (300 MW) and Summit Ace Alliance Power (150 MW). Among other senior officials, Göran Richardsson, Regional Director of South Asia - Energy Solutions, Wärtsilä-Mouts, Head of Projects, Wärtsilä, Nazmul Hasan, GM - Procurement, Inventory & Training, Summit Power Limited, and those who were instrumental in project implementation in Gazipur in record time were also present. Summit and Wärtsilä share a long standing partnership since early days of private power generation in Bangladesh over two decades. Earlier this year, Wärtsilä announced to build Smart Technology Hub in Vaasa, also known as the energy capital of the Nordics. Summit Group is the largest infrastructure conglomerate in Bangladesh as well as the largest independent power producer (IPP). Summit Gazipur II Power and Ace Alliance Power Ltd (Gazipur I) are located in Kodda, Gazipur about 30 km away from the capital, Dhaka. At the "Power & Energy Week 2018" Summit was awarded the prestigious "Best Private Power Generation Company" in recognition of the fastest implemented power plant in Bangladesh by the honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The plant was also awarded the "Fast-Track Power Plant of the Year" recognition as one of the leading fast-track power plants in the world at the annual event of Asian Power Awards, also known as the "Oscar of the Power Industry".

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