To strengthen our leadership profile by providing the most efficient and cost effective services to our clients, be it in energy, mining, shipping, information technology media, or any endeavor to benefit our future.
To be a respected organization through employee, customer and community care.
Records have proven that Arab and Chinese traders plying the southern Silk Route, and trading at the port as early as the 9th century. The people of Chittagong are recognized for their enterprising, yet understated manner with regards to trade and commerce. The instinct for business coupled with the desire to excel has been passed down through generations of the ‘Chadtgaiya’ entrepreneurial class.
Amanat Khan was a prominent member of Chittagong society. His philanthropic activities in the education sector appointed him as one of the first Indians as a member of the Legislative Assembly under the British, despite being of the independence-minded Swaraj Party.
An active trader by the standards of the market, he also maintained strong interests in the shipping industry as well; so it came as no surprise when he was appointed as the first chairman of the Chittagong Port Authority. This winning combination of visionary leadership, social commitment and targeted philanthropy, has formed the cornerstone of the Cosmos Group’s moral blueprint.
He was the grandfather of the present group CEO of Cosmos, Enayetullah Khan. The thread laid down by the late Amanat Khan allowed the nascent Cosmos Group to expand.
Although the formal commencement of operations began in 1973 for Cosmos Group, it can be fairly said that its earliest roots of existence dates back to the early 20th century.
With its humble beginnings in the trading industry with shipping interests, the formation of Cosmos Group coincided with that of Bangladesh. In less than four decades, Cosmos has grown into a large conglomerate with a substantial presence in multiple sectors, namely Oil & Gas, mining, telecommunications, instrumentation, shipping & logistics, media, manufacturing and trading. As a rising Bangladeshi conglomerate, Cosmos Group is steadily leaving a gradually-expanding footprint globally.
In line with attaining a truly international outlook, personnel development remains an integral commitment to the group’s corporate vision and positioning Cosmos as a heavyweight corporate organization.
At the heart of this vision is an unshakable faith in Technology for Empowerment (TFE); serving as an unprecedented force for delivering a level playing field in global commerce.