Nurun Nahar becomes BB deputy governor
Nurun Nahar has recently been appointed as deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank for a three-year term.
She was appointed on a contractual basis and the appointment will be effective from July 1, according to a gazette notification of the Financial Institutions Division signed by Deputy Secretary Md Jehad Uddin. She has been serving the central bank as an executive director.
According to the notification, Nurun Nahar has been appointed as deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank for a period of three years from the date of joining subject to voluntary retirement from the present post and suspension of post-retirement leave (PRL).
Nahar became the second woman to hold this post of Bangladesh Bank. Nazneen Sultana was the first female deputy governor.
Nurun Nahar obtained a BSc degree from the University of Dhaka in 1984 and an MBA degree from Asia University of Bangladesh in 2001. She joined Bangladesh Bank in 1989 as an assistant director. She was born in Dhaka in 1965.