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Md. Mehmood Husain, Managing Director of NRB Bank Limited, poses for a photo session with the participants of a two-day long executive development workshop on 'Fintech & Future Landscape of the Banking Industry in Bangladesh' at the Banks head office in the city recently. Imran Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer and Mohammad Rafiqul Islam, Head of Learning and Development of the Bank were also present.

Md. Mehmood Husain, Managing Director of NRB Bank Limited, poses for a photo session with the participants of a two-day long executive development workshop on 'Fintech & Future Landscape of the Banking Industry in Bangladesh' at the Banks head office in the city recently. Imran Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer and Mohammad Rafiqul Islam, Head of Learning and Development of the Bank were also present.

State Minister for ICT Ministry, Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP along with Director General of BTRC Brig. Gen. Md Nasim Parvez, attended at the launching ceremony of Motorola hand set Moto E4 Plus, Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus in Bangladesh market in partnership with Robi at a hotel in the city on Monday. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director, Shihab Ahmad, Chief Digital Services Officer of Robi and Mohd. Mazharul Islam, Chairman of Smart Technologies BD Limited, were also present.

State Minister for ICT Ministry, Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP along with Director General of BTRC Brig. Gen. Md Nasim Parvez, attended at the launching ceremony of Motorola hand set Moto E4 Plus, Moto E5 and Moto E5 Plus in Bangladesh market in partnership with Robi at a hotel in the city on Monday. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director, Shihab Ahmad, Chief Digital Services Officer of Robi and Mohd. Mazharul Islam, Chairman of Smart Technologies BD Limited, were also present.

Salim Uddin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation (BHBFC), distributing certificates among the participants of Foundation Training Course at its head quarters in the city recently. Debasish Chakrabarty, Managing Director, Dr. Daulatunnher Khanom, DMD and other officials of BHBFC were also present.

Salim Uddin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation (BHBFC), distributing certificates among the participants of Foundation Training Course at its head quarters in the city recently. Debasish Chakrabarty, Managing Director, Dr. Daulatunnher Khanom, DMD and other officials of BHBFC were also present.

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Kazi Masihur Rahman, Managing Director of Mercantile Bank Limited and Maqbool Habib Khalfan, Managing Partner of Arabian Exchange Company and former CEO of Doha Bank, Qatar, exchanging an addendum signing document at the Bank's head office in the city on Monday. Under the deal, beneficiaries of remittances sent through Arabian Exchange Company will be able to receive their remittances over the counter providing secret numbers at any branch of the bank along with the existing account credit facilities. Top officials from respective organizations were also present.

Kazi Masihur Rahman, Managing Director of Mercantile Bank Limited and Maqbool Habib Khalfan, Managing Partner of Arabian Exchange Company and former CEO of Doha Bank, Qatar, exchanging an addendum signing document at the Bank's head office in the city on Monday. Under the deal, beneficiaries of remittances sent through Arabian Exchange Company will be able to receive their remittances over the counter providing secret numbers at any branch of the bank along with the existing account credit facilities. Top officials from respective organizations were also present.

Walton gets HSBC export excellence award

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GDP growth to cross 8pc in this fiscal: Kamal

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Khurshed Alam, Head of Retail Finance of LankaBangla Finance Limited (LBFL) and Group Captain Mohammed Salimullah (Rtd), Managing Partner of Meet Greet and Assist Services (MGA Services) exchanging a MoU signing document at LBFL office in the city recently. Under the deal, LBFL Titanium cardmember will get departure and arrival assist service at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka. Top officials from respective organizations were present.

Khurshed Alam, Head of Retail Finance of LankaBangla Finance Limited (LBFL) and Group Captain Mohammed Salimullah (Rtd), Managing Partner of Meet Greet and Assist Services (MGA Services) exchanging a MoU signing document at LBFL office in the city recently. Under the deal, LBFL Titanium cardmember will get departure and arrival assist service at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka. Top officials from respective organizations were present.

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Mahbub-Ur Rahman Shajib, Director (Operations) of Butterfly Marketing Limited (BML) and Esha Chowdhury, Executive Director of TraumaLink, exchanging an agreement signing document at BML head office in the city on Monday. Senior officials from both the company were also present.

Mahbub-Ur Rahman Shajib, Director (Operations) of Butterfly Marketing Limited (BML) and Esha Chowdhury, Executive Director of TraumaLink, exchanging an agreement signing document at BML head office in the city on Monday. Senior officials from both the company were also present.

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"Biman Tourism Fest" begins Sept 27

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Zainul Haque Sikder, Chairman of Sikder Group and National Bank Limited along with Sanjida Yeasmin, UNO of Naria Upazila of Shariatpur district distributing relief items among the river erosion affected people at the Upazila recently. Parveen Haque Sikder, EC Chairperson, senior officials of the Bank and local elites were also present.

Zainul Haque Sikder, Chairman of Sikder Group and National Bank Limited along with Sanjida Yeasmin, UNO of Naria Upazila of Shariatpur district distributing relief items among the river erosion affected people at the Upazila recently. Parveen Haque Sikder, EC Chairperson, senior officials of the Bank and local elites were also present.

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DCCI inaugurates "President's Executive Floor"

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US keen to invest in telecom sector

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 Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, receiving the Best Remittance Collecting Bank Award for the year-2017 from Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, at Bangladesh Bank (BB) Training Academy in the city recently. Fazle Kabir, BB Governor, Kamrun Nahar Ahmed, Additional Secretary of Department of Financial Institutions of Finance Ministry and Dr. Ahmed Munirus Saleheen, Additional Secretary of Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment were also present.

Md. Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited, receiving the Best Remittance Collecting Bank Award for the year-2017 from Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, at Bangladesh Bank (BB) Training Academy in the city recently. Fazle Kabir, BB Governor, Kamrun Nahar Ahmed, Additional Secretary of Department of Financial Institutions of Finance Ministry and Dr. Ahmed Munirus Saleheen, Additional Secretary of Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment were also present.

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Mohammad Borhanuddin, Managing Director (CC) of Bank Asia Limited, poses for a photo session with the participants of a day-long training on 'Islamic Banking & Finance' organized by the Institute for Training & Development of the Bank at its head office in the city recently. Maulana Shah Mohammad Waliullah, Member Secretary of Shariah Supervisory Committee, Md. A Latif, EVP and AKM Mizanur Rahman, SVP of Islamic Banking Division of the Bank were also present.

Mohammad Borhanuddin, Managing Director (CC) of Bank Asia Limited, poses for a photo session with the participants of a day-long training on 'Islamic Banking & Finance' organized by the Institute for Training & Development of the Bank at its head office in the city recently. Maulana Shah Mohammad Waliullah, Member Secretary of Shariah Supervisory Committee, Md. A Latif, EVP and AKM Mizanur Rahman, SVP of Islamic Banking Division of the Bank were also present.

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