Bangladesh Bank governor

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

New Bangladesh Bank governor’s message to our banking industry

The new governor of Bangladesh Bank (BB) has heralded robust messages to the country’s banking and financial industry.

June 12, 2022
June 12, 2022

Kamal’s right-hand man new BB governor

Abdur Rouf Talukder, the finance secretary, was yesterday announced as the new governor of the central bank, replacing Fazle Kabir, whose six-year tenure ends next month.

June 11, 2022
June 11, 2022

‘Budget cautious, but should reconsider amnesty to black money’

The former Bangladesh Bank governor also stressed the need for cutting unnecessary spending and allocating more for social safety, education and health.

July 14, 2018
July 14, 2018

‘Mistrust over banking sector an ominous sign’

A slight mistrust has been created among the people over the country’s banking sector in recent time, which is an “ominous sign” for the banks, Bangladesh Bank Governor Fazle Kabir says.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Exit of a good man

The former Bangladesh Bank (BB) governor must be lauded for taking the moral responsibility for the bank's financial mishap that led to a US$101 million heist from BB account at the New York Fed.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

The state of our institutions

The BB Governor has done the only moral thing to do, resign. But that is only one aspect of the issue. The matter has generated several questions and people need credible answers to those.

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.