BB for operating drive against fake notes

Bangladesh Bank (BB) Thursday requested the law enforcement forces, including the intelligence agencies, to intensify their operations against those involved in manufacturing and distribution of fake notes ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

bbDuring a meeting with representatives of scheduled banks and law enforcement agencies, the central bank asked all scheduled banks to take necessary measures to make the people, specially their clients, aware of the security features of notes throughout Ramadan, said a BB press release, reports BSS.

Executive director of the central bank Md Abdur Rahim presided over the meeting.

The meeting decided to give the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) adequate number of fake note detection machine to check the transaction of counterfeit notes in the country’s all important shopping malls.

It also decided to distribute handbill to make the people aware of the security features of notes.