Founded by a pioneering entrepreneur of our country, Mr Alhaj Zahurul Islam, Navana Limited started its journey on 20th April 1964. It is one of the largest private sector in Bangladesh and has remarked a strong and distinguished business history. This marked the initiation of a long partnership with Toyota Motor Corporation. With the introduction of Toyota Corona in 1964, the initiation of Japanese car era made its way in this market.
After the inception of Navana Limited (pre-arranged through agreement of TOYOTA of Japan under an exclusive distributorship, to market Toyota cars in the then East Pakistan) in the year 1964, the business throve rapidly and formation of Islam Group took place under the Chairmanship of Alhaj Jahurul Islam.
After the decease of Mr. Jahurul Islam in the year 1995, by dint of riveting leadership and vast knowledge on effective public relation, Mr. Shafiul Islam Kamal (Youngest brother of Jahurul Islam) emerged into a separate business entity from Islam Group in 1996 and established a new group named Navana Group taking the Navana Limited and Aftab Automobiles Limited as its strategic business unit. Navana Group was born, having Mr. Shafiul Islam Kamal as the new chairman.
Pursuing the dream of Mr Alhaj Zahurul Islam, today Navana Limited is an established entity in Bangladesh, and is still committed to drive automobile sector of our country much further. Navana has been signified as bearing the symbol of reliability, durability and quality, successfully carrying out the automobile business, uplifting the value of this renowned brand, and maintaining a sustainable relationship with all its customers.