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August 2020

BD both battling pandemic and economic fallout

Bangladesh recorded one of the fastest growth rates in the world in the past few years with a stable economic performance that has helped to reduce poverty and social inequalities, said ICC Bangladesh President Mahbubur Rahman while presenting the Executive Board at the ICC Bangladesh  25th Annual  Council held virtually on 14 December.  Quoting ILO Report, Mahbubur Rahman said that  Bangladesh is now faced with battling both the pandemic and its economic fallout. In such a situation economic risks are not only limited to short term, but also

IBBL Shari`ah Supervisory Committee meet held

A meeting of the Shari`ah Supervisory Committee of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited was held on 10 December 2020, Thursday at virtual Platform. Professor Dr. Mohammad Gias Uddin Talukdar, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director & CEO of the bank, Professor Dr. Mohammad Abdus Samad, Member Secretary along with other members of the committee attended the meeting.

Robi’s IPO lottery held

The lottery-draw for Robi Axiata Limited’s initial public offering (IPO) was held recently at a city hotel. The lottery was conducted by BUET and overseen by CDBL. The entire programme was broadcast live over social media platforms. A total of 12 lakh 80 thousand 425 IPO applications were submitted for Robi's IPO, out of which 465,290 applicants were selected as winners of the lottery. With the completion of the lottery, Robi is now set to debut the country’s stock markets with the largest ever IPO. Higher officials from BUET, CDBL, DSE, CSE, IDLC Investm...

Jamuna Bank holds EGM

The 13th Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) of Jamuna Bank Limited was held on 09.12.2020 through Virtual Platform. The Meeting was presided over by the Honorable Chairman of the Board of Directors Mr. Fazlur Rahman. Among others, Al-Haj Nur Mohammed, Chairman, Jamuna Bank Foundation, Mr. Md. Mahmudul Hoque, Chairman, Executive Committee, Engr. A. K. M. Mosharraf Hussain, Chairman, Risk Management Committee and other Directors of the Bank attended the virtual EGM. Managing Director  & CEO, Mr. Mirza Elias Uddin...

Rights organizations to address the rights crisis by Covid-19

To celebrate World Human Rights Day-2020, Right to Peace (R2P) organized a webinar on December 8, 2020, titled "Human Rights for Peace'', based on this year's theme- "Recover Better- Stand Up for Human Rights''.Right to Peace (R2P) convened the discussion in cooperation with Human Rights Disability and Development Foundation (HDDF), Human Rights Development Centre (HRDC), and Voluntary Association for Family Welfare and Social Development. The Honorary Chief Patron of Right to Peace, Dr. Saber Ahmed Chowdhury gave the welcome speech in the webinar. The respective gu...

Medals for heroes of humanitarian services urged

Celebrated TV broadcaster, historian, and Freedom Fighter Muhammad Musa is urging Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to honour all doctors, nurses and medical assistants on the front-line in the war against Coronavirus Covid-19 The former Director-General of the Disaster Management Bureau and Government Secretary has proposed that all “noble and brave” medics are presented with The Bangabandhu Manabsheba Bir {Bangabandhu Hero of Humanitarian Services} on behalf of the nation to show its appreciation. “A certif...