Oct 19
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Banks donate Tk 85cr for the flood-hit PDF Print E-mail

Private banks yesterday donated Tk 85 crore to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for rehabilitation of flood-hit people as part of their corporate social responsibility activities.

Maintain warm relations with EU to boost exports PDF Print E-mail

Bangladesh should focus on building a very warm relationship with the European Union (EU) countries to export more and attract foreign direct investment as well.

A good relationship can change the future investment landscape of Bangladesh as entrepreneurs of the 28 European nations are very much eager to invest in the diversified fields of the country.

BB relaxes loan rules for flood-hit farmers, SMEs PDF Print E-mail

Bangladesh Bank has relaxed its loan rescheduling rules and suspended loan recovery for six months for the farmers and small entrepreneurs in the country's flood-hit areas.

The central bank issued a circular in this regard yesterday, including a set of measures favouring the agricultural and SME loan borrowers.

The decision was taken to support the farmers and small entrepreneurs who may fail to clear their loans in time because of the recent floods, the banking regulator said.

Govt worried as Teletalk is losing customers PDF Print E-mail

Teletalk's customer base is fast shrinking as the state-run mobile operator continues to lag far behind the private carriers in terms of network quality and product offerings.

In the first half of the year, Teletalk lost about 10.27 percent, or about 3.73 lakh, of its active customer base, when the other three operators added 99.63 lakh users, according to data from the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission.

BB plans fresh agri loans for flood-hit farmers PDF Print E-mail

Bangladesh Bank considers providing fresh agricultural loans to flood-hit farmers so that they can recover losses from damaged crops.

The central bank is now working to identify the affected areas across the country where fresh loans and other facilities will be provided, said a senior executive of Bangladesh Bank. An internal meeting in this regard was held yesterday.


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