Mr. Abdul Hai Sarker re-elected Chairman of Dhaka Bank
Mr. Abdul Hai Sarker has recently been re-elected as the Chairman of Dhaka Bank Limited. Mr. Sarker is the Founder Chairman of Dhaka Bank Limited, Former President of Bangladesh Textile Mills Association (BTMA), the Former Vice Chairman of Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB) and a former Director of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI). Mr. Sarker accomplished his Post Graduation Degree (M.Com) from the University of Dhaka in 1970. Soon he involved himself in international trade and business and became a reputed industrialist in the country. His sincere effort and dynamic leadership culminated in a large business conglomerate in the name of Purbani Group, said a statement. Mr. Sarker is the Former Chairman of Education, Science, Technology and Cultural Development Trust (ESTCDT) of Independent University Bangladesh (IUB), Dhaka. He is also the Member of the Board of Trustees of Independent University of both Dhaka and Chittagong. He has also been accorded Commercially Important Person (CIP) status by the Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh. The re-election of Mr. Sarker will positively enhance values to Dhaka Bank and propel its continuous journey towards excellence.
Mercantile Bank inaugurates ACS service
Mercantile Bank Limited inaugurated Automated Challan System (ACS) services an initiative of Finance Ministry and Bangladesh Bank recently. The service will allow to deposit VAT, Tax, Government fees and other payments in fast and safe way. The system will also reduce the possibility of fraud. Under ACS, treasury invoice can be deposited through cash or cheque at any branches of the bank or online system.
Nagad wins global award
Nagad, the mobile financial wing of Bangladesh Post Office, has received yet another prestigious global recognition as the UK-based Global Economics Ltd. has crowned Nagad with the ‘Most Innovative Digital Finance Service’ Award of 2021.
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