Author: Siddique Islam

NBL MD made OSD

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– The board of directors of National Bank Limited (NBL), a leading private commercial bank of Bangladesh, on Tuesday made the bank’s Managing Director (MD) Shamsul Huda Khan officer on special duty (OSD) over alleged different irregularities. The board also gave the NBL’s Additional Managing Director Badiul Alam the charge of MD at the meeting held at its headquarters in the Dhaka with its Chairman Zainul Haque Sikder in the chair, a board member told BBN. “We’ve taken the decisions aiming to protect the interests of the depositors and shareholders of the private commercial bank,” he explained....

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Tuesday’s morning business round up of Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The BBN has prepared the morning business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals in Bangladesh. ADB to double lending to Bangladesh The Asian Development Bank will more than double its lending to Bangladesh over the next three years, attaching priority to connectivity projects linking the country to India, Nepal and Bhutan. Bangladesh is likely to receive $5.9 billion between 2016 and 2018, in contrast to $2.68 billion between 2013 and 2015. The decision comes after a month-long discussion, led by ADB Country Director Kazuhiko Higuchi, with senior officials from the...

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Bangladesh Bank issues show-cause notice against 20 officials

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The central bank of Bangladesh on Monday issued show-cause notice against 20 officials, involved in demonstration in front of its main building, before the board meeting on Sunday. “We’ve issued the show-cause notices against the officials involved in such unruly activities in line with our board of directors meeting decision,” a top central banker told BBN in Dhaka. Among the officials, 11 deputy general mangers (DGMs), six joint directors (JDs) and three deputy directors (DDs) of the central bank. “The officials will have to clarify their positions within three days after receiving the notices,” the...

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Monday’s morning business round up of Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The BBN has prepared the morning business round up compiling reports, published by different newspapers and news portals in Bangladesh. No more new pvt EPZ now The government has decided not to permit any new export-processing zone (EPZ) in the private sector for now. Rather it will allow establishing economic zones (EZs) to promote investment in the country, officials said. A meeting of the board of governors of Bangladesh Private EPZs last month, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair, took the decision on economic zoning in various parts of the country having potential...

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Bangladesh Bank to issue show-cause notice against protesters

Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – The central bank of Bangladesh is going to issue show-cause notice against officials, involved in demonstration in front of its main building, before the board meeting on Sunday. “We’re taking preparation for issuing the show-cause notices against the officials involved in such unruly activities in line with our board of directors meeting decision,” a top central banker told BBN in Dhaka Monday morning. He also said the demonstration issue was discussed at the board meeting, which decided to take action against the officials involved in such activities. The Bangladesh Bank (BB), the country’s central bank,...

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