City Bank recently signed an agreement with Trans-Fast Worldwide Money Transfer LLC, USA.
As per the agreement, customers will be able to send money from any part of the world by using Trans-Fast’s widely spread network to any of City Bank branches across the country, said a press release. Shiekh Mohammad Maroof, Deputy Managing Director and Head of Wholesale Banking of City Bank and Mohammad Khairuzzaman, Country Head of Trans-Fast, Bangladesh signed the agreement in Dhaka. Mashrur Arefin, Deputy Managing Director and COO, Swapan Kumar Dutta, Vice President and Senior Manager of City Bank, Nur-E-Ferdoushi, Marketing Manager of Trans-Fast, Bangladesh, and senior officials from both the organisations were present on the occasion.
NBL Money Transfer Inc USA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of National Bank Limited launched its operations in USA recently.
Dipu Haque, Director of NBL Money Transfer Inc inaugurated the branch, said a press release.
Jonas Khan Sikder, Director of National Bank Ltd was present at the launching ceremony as special guest while Shamsul Huda Khan, Additional Managing Director, National Bank presided over the ceremony.
While speaking, Dipu Haque urged Bangladeshi expatriates to remit their hard-earned money through “NBL Quick Pay”, a web-based money transfer solution developed by National Bank Limited.
Jonas Khan Sikder, Director of National Bank Limited emphasised on sending money in legal and secured way and requested the attending Bangladeshi expatriates to avail “NBL Quick Pay” service from the counter of NBL Money Transfer Inc, USA.
Prime Bank Limited signed an agreement with NOVOAIR at NOVOAIR head office in Dhaka recently.
As per the agreement, Prime Bank JCB credit cardholders will get 15 percent discount on domestic air fare of NOVOAIR onwards, said a press release.
Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Director of the bank and Mofizur Rahman, Managing Director of NOVOAIR signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations, said a press release.
AH Majumder, Head of Cards of Prime Bank, Sohail Majid, Head of Marketing and Sales of NOVOAIR and officials of both the organisations were also present at the function.
IFIC Bank Limited recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lalmatia Mohila College on payroll and other banking services.
SM Abdul Hamid, Deputy Managing Director and CFO of the IFIC Bank and Md. Rafiqul Islam, Principal of Lalmatia Mohila College signed the MoU on behalf of their respective organisations.
Shah A Sarwar, Managing Director and CEO of IFIC Bank Limited was present at the signing ceremony.
Mujibur Rahman Miah, Vice Principal of the college, Prof. Abdus Salam Hawlader, Secretary of Secondary and Higher Education Board, ABM Siddique, AKM Monjur Hossain, Ashraf Ali, Roksana Ahamed Ruksi, members of the governing body of the college, Nurul Hasnat, Relationship Manager of Gulshan Branch of IFIC Bank were present at the signing ceremony.
Under the agreement, IFIC Bank will offer all types of banking services to teachers, students and employees of the college.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Dr Atiur Rahman yesterday asked the new chairman and acting managing director of the BASIC Bank to restore discipline in the bank, reports BSS.
Restoring discipline in the Bank is important to regain confidence of its clients, the governor said when the chairman Alauddin A Majid and acting managing director Fazlus Sobhan of the troubled bank met him at his office at the central bank headquarters. Following the meeting, BB Executive Director SM Moniruzzaman told journalists that new chairman and the acting managing director requested the central bank to allow lending activities by its three branches.
The central bank earlier stopped lending activities by Gulshan, Dilkusha and Shantinagar branches of the Bank after found irregularities in credit disbursement in these branches.
The new administration of the Bank also urged for relaxing some conditions of memorandum of understanding signed between the bank and BB, said Moniruzzaman. He said the finance ministry and central bank and the already brought major changes to the Bank to restore discipline in the BASIC Bank.
The Finance Ministry last week dissolved the board of the BASIC Bank and appoint Alauddin A Majid as its new chairman on the following day. Earlier, Sheikh Abdul Hye Bachchu resigned from the Bank as chairman against backdrop of charges of corruption, irregularities and misappropriation of funds against the board of directors of the specialized bank.