A day-long training on "SME Financing" was organised by Bank Asia at Panthapath, Dhaka recently.
25 SME dedicated officers and women entrepreneurs took part in the training programme, said a press release.
The training aimed at improving the professional efficiency of the participants. Md. Arfan Ali, Deputy Managing Director of the bank, inaugurated the training programme as chief guest.
Shahjalal Islami Bank Ltd. (SJIBL) celebrated its 12th founding anniversary at its head office recently.
Md. Abdur Rahman Sarker, Managing Director of the bank, inaugurated the ceremony cutting a cake, said a press release.
Md. Abdul Jabber Chowdhury, Md. Setaur Rahman and Khondoker Nayeemul Kabir Deputy Managing Directors of SJIBL with other officials of head office from different divisions were present on the occasion.
The 2nd conference of the Regional and Corporate Branch Managers of Pubali Bank Limited for the year 2013 was held at the head office of the bank on Saturday.
Helal Ahmed Chowdhury, Managing Director of the bank presided over the meeting, said a press release.
Habibur Rahman, Vice-Chairman, Board of Directors, Syed Moazzem Hussain, Director and Chairman of Executive Committee, Md Faizur Rahman, Director, M.A. Halim Chowdhury, AMD, Safiul Alam Khan Chowdhury, DMD, general managers and other senior executives of head office were also present on the occasion.
The chief guest urged all to expand foreign remittance business through better customer and modern banking services. He also advised to work hard, look for new business avenues and diversification and to take concerted efforts for achieving the target fixed for the year 2013.
School Mobile Banking and School Banking of First Security Islami Bank Limited started operation at a function at Jessore Zilla School, Jessore.
AAM Zakaria, Managing Director of FSIBL, Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Shahadat Khan, CEO of Progoti Systems Ltd, Taher Ahmed Chowdhury, Head of Information and Communication Technology Division, Azam Khan, Head of Marketing and Development Division, Md. Abdur Rashid, Jessore branch manager attended.
Md. Faridul Islam, Head Master of Jessore Zilla School, Teachers, Guardians, Students and local elite were present.
The central bank yesterday asked all commercial banks not to disburse any money from the bank accounts of the directors of the four garment factories in the collapsed Rana Plaza at Savar.
Bangladesh Bank also asked the banks to send balance statements of the accounts to the regulator by May 14.
The four garment factories have 21 directors: Bazlus Samad, Mahmudur Rahman, Delwar Ahmed, AR Ayub Hossain, Md Delwar Hossain of New Wave Bottoms Ltd;
Nazim Uddin and Aleya Begum of Phantom Apparels Ltd; ABM Siddique, Suraiya Begum and Md Aminul Islam of Phantom Apparels Ltd and Phantom Tech Ltd;
Devid Mayour Rico and Amirul Islam Mahmud of Phantom Tech Ltd; Md Anisur Rahman, Mahbubul Alam, Jesmine Alam Bibha, Md Nazrul Islam, Mosammat Maryam,
Md Jannatul Ferdous, Md Shafiqul Islam Bhuiyan, Md Rafiqul Hasan and Md Monwar Hossain of Ether Tex Ltd.
Earlier on April 30,
the central bank slapped ban on withdrawal of money from the bank accounts of Sohel Rana and managing directors of the four garment factories.
However, the letter said money could be withdrawn from the account only for the purpose of paying salaries and allowances to the workers.