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Review Workshop on Treasury Operations of Banks held in BIBM

Written by Manager

Wednesday 8th May 2019

Press Release

Dhaka, 06 May 2019

A day long review workshop was held at the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) on 06 May 2019, in its auditorium. A paper titled " Treasury Operations of Banks " was presented in the workshop by Md. Nehal Ahmed, Professor of BIBM. Other members of the review workshop team are Reefat Zaman Sourov, lecturer of BIBM; Mehdi Zaman, Head of Treaury, Eastern Bank Limited; Arequl Arefeen, Head of Treaury, Bank Asia Limited.

The study identifies the problem areas as well as success factors in Treasury Operations of Banks in Bangladesh. A good number of participant’s senior bank executives, academicians, media representatives, faculty members, officers of BIBM participated in the review workshop. 

S.M. Moniruzzaman, Chairman, BIBM Executive Committee and Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank was present in the review workshop as the chief guest. Dr. Shah Md. Ahsan Habib, Professor & Director (Training) of BIBM delivered welcome address. Helal Ahmed Chowdhury, supernumarary chaired the program. BIBM Muzaffer Ahmed Chair professor & Former Dhaka University Economics department professor Dr. Barkat-e-Khuda;  BIBM Supernumerary Professor Yasin Ali, Md. Ali Hossain Prodhania, Managing Director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank; Muhit Rahman, Managing Director and Head of Financial Markets of Standard Chartered Bankspoke among others at the event.

Deputy Governor  said, treasury has seen growth in its activities across all commercial banks in Bangladesh. Thanks to the gradual easing of foreign exchange controls by the Bangladesh Bank. Furthermore, Bangladesh Bank has issued a detailed guideline designed to help commercial banks establish treasury division. In our country, the liberalization of interest and exchange rates, and currency convertibility acted as boosters for the establishment of treasury management unit in the commercial banks.    

Members of the Institute

  • Bangladesh Bank
  • Sonali Bank Limited
  • Janata Bank Limited
  • Agrani Bank Limited
  • Rupali Bank Limited
  • Pubali Bank Limited
  • Uttara Bank Limited
  • Bangladesh Krishi Bank
  • Bangladesh Development Bank Limited
  • AB Bank Limited
  • National Bank Limited
  • Eastern Bank Limited
  • United Commercial Bank Limited
  • Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited
  • IFIC Bank Limited
  • Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited
  • Mercantile Bank Limited
  • ONE Bank Limited
  • Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited
  • National Credit and Commerce Bank Limited
  • Trust Bank Limited
  • Southeast Bank Limited
  • Social Islami Bank Limited
  • The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
  • Standard Bank Limited
  • Export Import Bank of Bangladesh Limited
  • Mutual Trust Bank Limited
  • BASIC Bank Limited
  • Jamuna Bank Limited
  • Bank Asia Limited
  • First Security Islami Bank Limited
  • The City Bank Limited
  • Prime Bank Limited
  • Dhaka Bank Limited
  • Investment Corporation of Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Commerce Bank Limited
  • BRAC Bank Limited
  • The Premier Bank Limited
  • Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited
  • State Bank of India
  • Habib Bank Limited
  • Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC
  • Bank Alfalah Limited
  • Citibank, N.A.
  • National Bank of Pakistan
  • South Bangla Agriculture and Commerce  Bank Limited
  • Meghna Bank Limited
  • Woori Bank
  • NRB Commercial Bank Limited
  • Union Bank Limited
  • The Farmers Bank Limited
  • NRB Bank Limited
  • Shimanto Bank Limited
  • Bangladesh House Building Finance Corporation
  • Non Member NBFI