On March 30, 2016, Haque & Sons Ltd, Managing Director Emdadul H Chowdhury was recognized and awarded the "Directorate's Recognition" from Directorate of Seamen & Emigration Welfare, Government Of The People's Republic Of Bangladesh for his dedicated participation and continuous support for the development of seafarer's welfare in Bangladesh. The award was presented by Md. Nural Alam Nizami, Director of Seamen & Emigration Welfare. The certificate was accepted by Chairman of Haque & Sons Ltd, Enamul H Chowdhury in Chittagong,Bangladesh. Without the vision set out by the Chairman of Haque & Sons Ltd, more than forty years ago, this recognition and achievement would not have been possible stated Emdadul H Chowdhry and praised the aspiration of Haque & Sons Ltd, employees and government positive outlook for the development of seafarer's welfare issues.