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Joddar appointed AMD-1 of PBL

Muhammad Mijanur Rahman Joddar
The Board of Directors of Pubali Bank Limited has recently appointed Muhammad Mijanur Rahman Joddar as Additional Managing Director-1 of the Bank. Prior to his appointment, Muhammad Mijanur Rahman Joddar was the Executive Director of Muhammad Mijanur Rahman JoddarBangladesh Bank. He started his banking career as Officer Class One with Bangladesh Bank. He has almost thirty two years’ job experiences in Bangladesh Bank. Muhammad Mijanur Rahman Joddar completed his graduation and...

Bank Asia elects new Vice Chairman

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Md Nazrul Huda, one of the Independent Directors of Bank Asia Ltd, has been elected as Vice Chairman of the Bank at a meeting of the Board of Directors heldrecently. Nazrul Huda Sir_VC_edHuda is a former Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank. He served Bangladesh Bank successfully for 35 years in different capacities. Mr. Huda obtained Masters in Economics from both University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and University of New England, Australia. He has a number of publications on important issues relating t...

For God’s sake stop beating the children

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By Sir Frank Peters

There’s an horrific misconception out there that beating children (corporal punishment) is obeying a command from God. There’s another totally ignorant belief that corporal punishment beats hell out of a child. There’s also one that claims corporal punishment serves the best interests of the child. And there are people who camouflage their own mental demons that torment them and these people perform the abuse and cruelty regularly in Allah’s name. What chances do a defenceless innocent child, only a few years away from the mother’s womb, have of living a normal childhood and becoming a balanced adult against such influential, compressed flawless ignorance? Many ‘teachers’ do not beat children in their charge allegedly for the chi...

Structural transformation of the economy

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By Finance Minister A. M. A. Muhith

As economy develops, a country's agriculture, industry and services sectors are also transformed. The economy consolidates during this process of development if the contributions of industry as well as services sectors to GDP are the rise. In the case of Bangladesh, encouraging signs of structural transformation are gradually becoming visible albeit the strong presence of agricultural sector in food production and employment generation is still there. In FY2005-06, the contributions of agriculture, industry and services

PBL elects its Vice-Chairmen

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Eminent Industrialist and social worker Moniruddin Ahmed has been elected as           Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Pubali Bank Ltd (PBL) and Eminent Industrialist and social worker Syed Moazzem Hussain has been elected as Vice-Chairman and Chairman of Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of Pubali Bank Ltd. in its 1162nd Board Meeting. Mr. Moniruddin Ahmed is a renowned businessman and engaging himself with various social Vice_chairman_PBL18activities. He has been wo...

Valiant Freedom Fighter AK Chowdhury passes away

Abul Khair Chowdhury
A. K. Chowdhury FCA, a valiant Freedom Fighter and Adviser to the Interim Mujib Nagar Government 1971, Founder Council Member & Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) and Managing Partner of Hoda Vasi Chowdhury & Co. breathed his last on Saturday, 12 May 2018 at Apollo Hospital, Dhaka (Innalillahe .... Rajeun). He was 78. Abul Khair ChowdhuryHe served the Government in exile in Mujib Nagar in 1971 (April-December) as a lone Financial Advisor from the Pr...