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Al-Hamd Opens $250k Suva Showroom Today

On March 19, last year, Al-Hamd Smart Living head office in Nadi was destroyed by a fire.
13 Mar 2021 10:11
Al-Hamd Opens $250k Suva Showroom Today
Al-Hamd Showroom in Nabua is expected to open today.

Today, Minister for Education Rosy Akbar will open Al-Hamd Smart Living’s fourth branch, in Suva.

Al-Hamd managing director, Ashfaaq Khan, said despite losing their head office in Nadi last year with his home and personal belongings, he keeps looking forward.

On March 19, last year, Al-Hamd Smart Living head office in Nadi was destroyed by a fire.

The fire spread from one of the commercial tenants, Home and Living where Mr Khan had lost his home, personal belongings, his shop downstairs, commercial building and tenant.

This forced Mr Khan and his family to move from several family’s homes.

The staff members that worked for that office were transferred to their Namaka Branch.

Mr Khan said without the support of his family and team, he would not have been able to invest and open a showroom worth over $250,000.

No redundancy

Inside Al-Hamd Showroom in Nabua is expected to be opened today by Minister for Education Rosy Akbar.

Inside Al-Hamd Showroom in Nabua is expected to be opened today by Minister for Education Rosy Akbar.

He remains faithful to his 40 staff members, and says despite the pandemic, he continued to pay their their full wages, with no redundancy.

“Al-Hamd Smart Living had opened a new branch in Labasa, and employed an additional three staff.

“We also recently opened another shop in Labasa, with additional staff members.

“Today we are openinga 1000 square metre showroom at Raiwaqa Light and Furniture, where at least eight people are employed.”

Mr Khan also sponsors local rugby, soccer, futsal, boxing, and netball teams.

Rugby 

Al-Hamd Smart Living has its own rugby team called Al-Hamd Korotabu Rugby Team.

He organised a day trip accompanied by Al-Hamd employees to Rakiraki, where he distributed meals to flood victims. He donated office furniture to National Fire Authority worth $10,000.

Al-Hamd has reduced the prices of led lights in Fiji, and increased awareness of buying warranty items.

Despite COVID-19 and all losses Mr Khan had suffered, he still believes everything happens through the will of God.

Al-Hamd Smart Living is involved in imported furniture and has a local furniture factory where goods are built according to specification provided.

Al-Hamd Smart Living is a brand name in school and office products, which also provides product and services to ECE School.

Another major product of Al-Hamd is LED and solar lights, tents and marquees.

Ashfaaq Khan.

Al-Hamd Showroom in Nabua is expected to open today.

Inside Al-Hamd Showroom in Nabua is expected to be opened today by Minister for Education Rosy Akbar.

Rohineel was a very successful sales executive in a manufacturing company based in Nadi.

His success was especially because of the attitude he possessed in relation to meeting his clients and customers and the regular interactions he would have with them.

Every day he had this habit of personally visiting their offices, meeting them, interacting with them, understanding their concerns and needs and then going to office with the passion towards responding to each and every client assiduously and diligently.

After about two years of continuous high performance, Rohineel was offered a promotion as a manager in that company and was shifted to their corporate /head office in Suva.

It was a Monday and his first day at office as a manager.

 



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