Atiur Rahman

Confusion, panic order of the day

Confusion and panic was the order of the day at the Bangladesh Bank yesterday, a day after its governor Atiur Rahman stepped down and two deputy governors were removed hastily amid strong criticism over the central bank's handling of the $101 million cyber theft.

December 23, 2017
December 23, 2017

BB must act to protect depositors' interests

Although protecting depositors' interests is one of the key responsibilities of Bangladesh Bank, those interests are not being safeguarded, former BB governor Atiur Rahman alleged yesterday.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

The (not so) dignified exit of a dignified man

Without detracting from the undeniable fact that as the governor of the BB, the buck stopped with him, it may be fairly said that the 'graceful' exit of Professor Rahman has probably raised more questions than it has resolved.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Confusion, panic order of the day

Confusion and panic was the order of the day at the Bangladesh Bank yesterday, a day after its governor Atiur Rahman stepped down and two deputy governors were removed hastily amid strong criticism over the central bank's handling of the $101 million cyber theft.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

BB governor quits over cyber heist

Setting a rare example, Atiur Rahman stepped down as Bangladesh Bank governor yesterday amid strong criticism over his handling of the $101 million cyber theft.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

BB sues unidentified persons for reserve heist

Bangladesh Bank files a case against unidentified persons under money laundering prevention act for the recent heist of US$101 million from BB account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Quitting out of moral responsibility: Atiur

Atiur Rahman, who resigned as Bangladesh Bank governor this morning, says he opted to quit out of moral responsibility over the heist of US$101 million from the central bank’s account with the New York Federal Reserve Bank.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

$101m heist: Atiur quits as BB governor

Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman submits resignation letter to the PM amid criticism over the heist of US$101m from the central bank’s account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York by hackers last month.

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Atiur faces heat

Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman yesterday faced criticism from government high-ups and a number of ruling party leaders for “incompetent handling” of the cyber theft. Finance Minister AMA Muhith was furious, and hinted that the top management of the BB may see changes as the fallout of the theft of $101 million from the BB account with the New York Federal Reserve Bank.

January 13, 2016
January 13, 2016

BB chief writes to IGP seeking justice for tortured official

Bangladesh Bank governor in a letter called upon the police chief to ensure justice for alleged police torture of an official of the central bank.

July 23, 2015
July 23, 2015

Eid transaction over Tk 1 trillion

Transaction during the recent Eid season surpassed Tk 1 trillion, Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman says.