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Achieving SDG 6 targets: Govt, CSOs must work together

Government and Civil Society Organisations must work together to achieve the SDG 6 targets and sanitation for all - participants from around the world shared at the Watershed Annual Partner Learning Meeting 2017. Watershed - Empowering Citizens, is a five-year long policy and advocacy strengthening programme of WaterAid Bangladesh, launched early this year. WaterAid working as in-country IMG_7910lead with strategic partners - Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SIMAVI, IRC, Wetlands International and AKVO. The programme aim...

Beximco to acquire major stake of Nuvista Pharma

Country’s leading medicine producer Beximco Pharmaceuticals Limited, today announces that it has entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) under which Beximco Pharma may acquire a majority shareholding (85.22%) in Nuvista Pharma, a leading pharma company in Bangladesh specializing in hormones and steroid drugs. The Proposed Acquisition, remains subject to due diligence and negotiation and completion of a definitive Sale and Purchase Agreement. It is expected that the Proposed Acquisition will be completed by the end of December 2017. Pho...
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Jamuna Bank Foundation distributes relief in Kurigram

With the initiative and finance by Jamuna Bank Foundation,relief has been distributed among the people affected by flood and river-erosion at Jorgas Bazar,Chilmari Bondor, Kurigram District. 03A total of 2500 Relief-packages, which is worth of more than Taka 17 lacs, were distributed among Flood afflicted families. Each package includes Rice, Dal, Salt, Oil, Cheera, Candles, Match-box, Water-purifier, Orsaline. The Chairman of Jamuna Bank Foundation Al-Haj Nur Mohammed distributed the Relief. Mirza Elias Uddin Ahmed, Additional Managi...

Bangladesh stepping into higher growth trajectory

Bangladesh GDP, after almost a decade of 6 per cent plus growth, has achieved 7.24% in FY 17. Bangladesh ranked 31st among the world’s 32 largest economies in 2016. Its GDP (PPP) was $628 billion, and it was projected to increase to $3,064 billion in 2050, according to report of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), as mentioned by ICC Bangladesh to its latest News Bulletin editorial (April-June 2017 issue). By 2050 Bangladesh, India and Vietnam will become the fastest growing economies, with Bangladesh expected to see an impressive growth that will push it to 23rd place overall, the report added. PwC ranked 32 countries by their projected global gross domestic product (GDP) at purchasing power parity (PPP), and made projections for up to 2050.

training for Meghna Bank officials

Training on Credit Facilities
A Training program on ‘Administration of Credit Facilities-Documentation and Disbursement’ was held at Newly Inaugurated Meghna Bank Training Centre on August 19,2017 at Noor Holding, 33, Gulshan South C/A, Gulshan Avenue, Dhaka. Training on Credit FacilitiesMD & CEO of the Bank Mr. Mohammed Nurul Amin, inaugurated the training program as Chief Guest. The training was organized to enhance the skill of the employees on Credit Facilities-Documentation and Disbursement. Officers f...

Anti-money laundering training at Bank Asia

Money Laundering Pic
Recently Bank Asia has organized a day-long training program as a lead Bank on “Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing on Terrorism” for officials of all commercial banks operating in Munshigonj District. Money Laundering Pic Chief Guest Mr. Habibur Rahman Talukder, DGM, BFIU and Special Guest Mr. Mohammad Borhanuddin, DMD & CAMLCO, Bank Asia, Resource persons Mr. Mohammed MahbubAlam, JD, Ms. ShahanaFerdousi JD and Ms. Syeda Selina Akhter, DD of BFIU were present in the day long ...