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National Bank opens relocated Maijdee Court branch

National Bank recently opened a relocated branch at Jahangir Tower in Maijdee Court in Noakhali. Probir Kumar Bhowmick, senior vice-president and head for Chittagong region of the bank, inaugurated the branch as chief guest, read a press release. Among others, Soyeb Ullah, chairman of Childcare Kindergarten, along with the manager of the relocated branch, branch…

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ICB Islamic Bank in dire straits

After Padma Bank, ICB Islamic Bank appears to be the next in line to be absorbed by a stronger bank under the central bank’s roadmap to clean up the banking sector and bring in corporate governance. The Shariah-based bank, which took shape from the ruins of Oriental Bank in 2008, is struggling to continue its…

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Foreign loan commitment jumps 300% in Jul-Feb

Although foreign aid commitments made to Bangladesh by global lenders surged more than 300 percent year-on-year in the first eight months of the current fiscal year of 2023-24, disbursement has remained almost flat. In the July-February period, loan commitments from development partners increased to $7.2 billion, up 304 percent, according to the Economic Relations Division…

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Building a collective dream

He could have fulfilled the dream of his student life of becoming a civil engineer or a doctor. He had even prepared for it, retaining both mathematics and biology in his array of subjects for the intermediate level of education. He also got admitted to the Department of Civil Engineering at the Bangladesh University of…

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