Mercantile Bank will honour 10 eminent persons and bankers with awards to recognise their contribution to the country in their respective fields.
Mercantile Bank Chairman AKM Shaheed Reza announced the names of the award recipients and the schedule of the award giving ceremony at a press meet at the bank's headquarters in Dhaka yesterday.
The bank will hand over the Mercantile Bank Sommanona-2018 award to Nirmalendu Goon for his contribution to the country's education and culture, Jahanara Imam for freedom fighter and liberation war based research, Atiur Rahman for economics and economics based research, Mostafa Kamal of Meghna Group for commerce and industry and Mashrafe Bin Mortaza for sports.
The young bankers whose efforts will be recognised with the MBL Young Bankers' Appreciation Award-2018 are Fayez Uddin Ahmed from First Security Islami Bank, Md Nazrul Islam Chowdhury from Trust Bank, Md Rajon Mia from Mercantile Bank, Md Riazul Haque from Bank Asia and Mohammad Anowar Hossain from AB Bank.
Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed and Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor are scheduled to attend the event to be held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in the capital tomorrow.
Mosharref Hossain, director of Mercantile Bank, and Kazi Masihur Rahman, managing director, were present at the press conference.