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Forex reserves hit record $ 31.9b at end-October

Bangladesh's foreign exchange reserves hit a record $31.90 billion at the end of October, the central bank said on Tuesday, on the back of steady garment exports. forexThe reserves, sufficient to cover about nine months' worth of imports, are $4.32 billion higher than in the same period last year. Steady garment exports and remittances from Bangladeshis working overseas, the key drivers of the country's more than $200 billion economy, have helped build reserves in recent years.

-Reuters

Kashem Humayun joins Agrani Bank

Renowned Journalist Kashem Humayun join Agrani Bank Limited as Director on Thursday September 8, 2016. The same day he participated its Board of Directors meeting. The newly appointed Director of Agrani Bank Limited Kashem Humayun was given warm reception with flower bouquets by the Board of Directors. Chairman of the Board of Directors Dr. Zaid Bakht, Director Mr. Gokul Chand Das, Dr. Nitai agrani BankChandra Nag, Mr. Md. Ashiqul Hoque Chawdhury, Shamim Ahsan, Managing Director & CEO Mohammed Shams-Ul Islam, Dep...

PBL Barisal regional managers’ confce ends

The ‘2nd Managers’ Conference-2016’ participated by all Managers of Barisal Region of Pubali Bank Ltd. was held recently to motivate them to increase Bank’s business by rendering better services. Syed Moazzem Hussain, Director, Board of Directors of Pubali Bank Ltd. graced the conference as Chief Guest while Md. Abdul Halim Chowdhury, Managing Director of Pubali Bank Ltd. was present as Guest of Honour. Mohammad Ali, Deputy Managing Director & Chief Technical Officer and Abu Habib Khairul Kabir, General Manager of Head Office were present as Special Guests. DGM and RM of Barisal region Md. Zahidur Rahaman presided over the conference. In his speech Syed Moazzem Hussain emphasized on expansion of foreign remittance business through better customer & modern banking service. He ...

IBBL, Holy Family sign MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited and Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital on Saturday, 3 September 2016 at Islami Bank Tower for providing quality medicare services at affordable cost. Brig Gen (Retd.) Dr. Md. Shawkat Ali, Director of Red Crescent Medical College Hospital and IBBLMohammad Abdul Mannan, Managing Director & CEO of Islami Bank signed the contact on behalf of their respective organizations. Hafiz Ahmed Mazumder, Chairman of Bangladesh Red Crescen...

Bank Asia’s card to support vulnerable women

With an aim to expatiate government effort to improve economic condition of vulnerable women and make them self-reliant, Bank Asia’s Agent Banking has introduced MasterCard Smart Card, having both debit and credit facilities, for the beneficiaries of “Investment Component of Vulnerable Group Development (ICVGD)” project being implemented by the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs (MoWCA) with the assistance of UN World Food Program (WFP) in eight upazilas under seven districts. State Minister for Women and Children Affairs Ms. Meher Afroze Chumki, MP launched the card by handing over to a vulnerable women at a function of inaugurating the second phase of ICVGD project at Kaligonj Upazila Parishad Complex in Gazipur district on Tuesday (31 August, 2016). This phase was inaugurated ...

PBL holds managers’ conference in Ctg

The 2nd Managers’ Conference- 2016 of Greater Chittagong Area of Pubali Bank Limited held recently. Safiul Alam Khan Chowdhury, Additional Managing Director of Pubali Bank Ltd. graced the conference as Chief Guest. Mohammad Ali and Akhtar Hamid Khan- Deputy Managing Directors of the Bank were present as Special Guests. General Manager of Chittagong Principal Office Md. Mohiuddin Ahmed presided over the conference. pubali bankIn his speech Safiul Alam Khan Chowdhury emphasized on expansion of foreign remittan...