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Bangladesh, Qatar central banks sign MoU to enhance cooperation

Bangladesh and Qatar on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at further enhancing cooperation between the central banks of the two countries, reports BSS. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali and Qatar Central Bank Governor Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani signed the agreement following a meeting at the Qatar Central Bank in Doha on the second day of Ali’s ...

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Walton donates Tk 40 million to Labour Welfare Fund

Walton has donated Tk 40 million to the Labour Welfare Fund of the Bangladesh government on Tuesday. SM Zahid Hasan, Executive Director and Chairman to the Committee of Workers Profit Participation and Welfare Fund Trust of Walton Group, handed over the cheque of Tk 39,629,131 to the State Minister for Labour and Employment Md Mujibul Haque Chunnu at secretariat. Walton ...

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Government working to reach 65 pc technical education, says Education Minister Nahid

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid on Wednesday said the government is working to reach 65 percent technical education aiming to transform Bangladesh into an economically developed country. “We have set a target to reach 20 percent technical and vocational education by 2020,” he made the comment when a delegation of European Union (EU) called on him in the conference room of the Education Ministry, ...

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Opening of Runner President Cup Golf Tournament 2017

Major General Md Nazim Uddin, Chief of General Staff, Bangladesh Army as Chief Guest inaugurated 3-day long (05-07 April 2017) ‘Runner President Cup Golf Tournament 2017’ at Kurmitola Golf Club in the City on Friday, 07 April 2017 in the morning.  The tee-off was witnessed among others by Major General A K M Abdullahil Baquee, Vice President Kurmitola Golf Club,  ...

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Tk 20.47 lakh looted from a Lakshmipur branch of Janata Bank

Around Tk 20.47 lakh has been looted from the Ramganj branch of Janata Bank in Ramganj upazila of Lakshmipur district early Saturday. Quoting Branch manager Emran Hossain Patwari UNB said a gang of robbers entered the bank around 3am and looted the money breaking open the vault. They also beat up a night guard, Mobarak Hossain, as he tried to ...

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Google, Amazon eye Toshiba’s chip unit: report

TOKYO: Google and Amazon joined a list of potential buyers eyeing Toshiba’s lucrative memory chip business as the Japanese conglomerate seeks bidders to cover huge losses, a newspaper said Saturday. Toshiba has reportedly completed the first round of bidding for its prized memory chip business, seen as key for the cash-strapped company to turn itself around. Some 10 foreign companies ...

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IBBL Dhaka Central Zone Conference

Business Development Conference of Dhaka Central Zone of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited was held on March 7, 2017, Tuesday at the Zone Office. Professor Syed Ahsanul Alam, Vice Chairman of the Bank addressed the program as chief guest. Presided over by Md. Mosharraf Hossain, Executive Vice President and Head of the Zone, the program was attended by A.A.M. Habibur Rahman, ...

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SJIBL’s 702nd EC meeting held

The 702nd meeting of the Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited (SJIBL) Executive Committee (EC) held in Sylhet recently. The meeting was held at at Rose View Hotel on Wednesday (March 8) while Md. Sanaullah Shahid, Chairman of the EC of the Bank was in the chair. The members of the committee discussed various issues relate to investment in different sectors. Among ...

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FSIBL sponsored Bangladeshi competitor for London Meet

First Security Islami Bank (FSIBL) has sponsored Tahmid Bin Pasha Sajid to compete International Public Speaking Competition– London Meet. The completion will be start on May 8 and will be concluded on May 12 this year. Syed Waseque Md. Ali, Managing Director, First Security Islami Bank handed over the cheque in a simple ceremony organised in this regard at head ...

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Remittance drops by 17 per cent from July to February in current fiscal

Overall remittance inflow dropped by 17 per cent or US$1.66 billion in the first eight months of the current fiscal over the corresponding period of last fiscal, partly for immigration turmoil abroad. The remittance receipts came down to $8.11 billion during the July-February period of the financial year (FY) 2016-17 from $9.77 billion in the same period of the previous ...

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