BRAC Bank Limited recently distributed warm clothes to more than 26,000 poor people in the northern region of the country.
Country’s northern region is hit hard by severe cold spell every winter. People of the area became highly happy for receiving warm clothes well ahead of the winter season. Many poor old-aged people queued up and received the warm clothes, said a press release.
On receiving a blanket, Abdul Aziz, an 80 year old man at Bhurungamari in Kurigram, said, “Warm clothes ahead of winter have come as a great help for us.”
Some 8,000 employees of the bank donated the warm clothes for the less advantaged people of our country. Apart from donating warm clothes, the employees also raised funds to buy blankets to help people survive the imminent and unbearable winter.
Every winter, BRAC Bank employees come forward to help humanity.
Like previous years, the employees of BRAC Bank donated funds for "BRAC Bank DAUR – Kallayaner Pathchala", an annual marathon to raise funds for humanitarian causes. A portion of these funds has been used to buy the blankets to be distributed among the less advantaged people of our country.
More than three teams of BRAC Bank distributed 3,500 blankets, 6,000 sweaters and 17,000 warm clothes to Bhurungamari in Kurigram, Dimla in Nilphamari and Harivasha in Panchagarh.
IFIC Bank Limited organised a workshop on "Green Banking" for the bank’s officials at the bank’s Training Institute on Sunday.
Muhammad Mustafa Haikal Hashmi, Deputy Managing Director and CRO of the bank inaugurated the programme, said a press release.
Branch officials from different branches of the bank attended the programme.
Khondkar Morshed Millat, Deputy General Manager, Bangladesh Bank conducted the programme.
Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) and United International University (UIU) signed an agreement on e-Payment in Dhaka on Sunday.
Prof. ASM Salahuddin, Registrar, UIU and Md. Kamruzzaman, Head of Personal Banking Division, DBBL signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations, said a press release.
Under the agreement payment of fee for registration of international seminars to be organised by UIU can be made through internet from anywhere. The students of UIU or their guardians will also be able to pay tuition fee through Internet by log in at UIU web portal: www.uiubd.com
Prof. Dr. M Rezwan Khan, Vice Chancellor of UIU, Prof. Dr. Chowdhury Mofizur Rahman, Pro-VC, UIU, Habib Abu Ibrahim, Treasurer, UIU, KS Tabrez, Managing Director of DBBL and other executives from both the organisations were also present.
The Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of City Bank was held at Cox’s Bazar recently.
Rubel Aziz, Chairman of the bank presided over the meeting, said a press release.
Deen Mohammad, Hossain Khaled, Mohammad Shoeb, Syeda Shaireen Aziz, Directors, Sohail R. K. Hussain, Managing Director and CEO and senior executives of the bank and a large number of shareholders attended the meeting.
The shareholders unanimously approved a Tk 300 crore proposal for issuing Tier-II subordinated debt (Bond) to meet capital requirement under Bassel-II, subject to the approval of the regulators.
Mercantile Bank Limited (MBL) signed an agreement with Grameenphone Limited recently.
Under the agreement, Mercantile Bank will provide Mobile Banking Services ‘MYCASH’ to its customers via Grameenphone’s MobiCash distribution network, said a press release on Sunday.
M. Ehsanul Haque, Managing Director and CEO of Mercantile Bank and Vivek Sood, Chief Executive Officer of Grameenphone signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations.