Bankers facing corruption charges not to be selected for promotion

Staff Correspondent | Published: 22:51, Aug 06,2017 | Updated: 23:49, Aug 06,2017

 
 

Finance minister AMA Muhith has directed the Financial Institutions Division not to select any bankers facing corruption cases for promotion.
He gave the directive after the FID placed a list of 11 deputy managing directors, aspirant for the posts of managing director at three state-owned specialised banks.
Of them, Agrani Bank DMD Mizanur Rahman Khan and Janata Bank DMD Abdus Salam Azad are facing departmental cases for their alleged involvement in loan scams.
Mizanur was sacked by Bangladesh Bank on June 30, 2016 because of the Moon Group loan scam involving Tk 108 crore. Later, on August 7 he was suspended by the FID.
Azad was suspected of being involved in the Bismillah Group loan scam.
FID secretary Eunusur Rahman said the suspected officials would be selected again for promotion once they are cleared out of departmental actions.
Now, the FID has to select the managing directors from nine selected DMDs, he said.
The DMDs are Moin Uddin, Mohammad Ismail Hossain, Mohammad Helal Uddin, Rafiqul Islam, Mashiur Ali, Amin Uddin Ahmed, Tariqul Islam Chowdhury, Mahtab Zamin and Ali Hossain.
The FID officials said top post of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank felt vacant since the expiry of tenure of immediate past MD Kazi Sanaul Hoq.
They said tenures of the present MDs of Krishi Unnayan Bank and Probashi Kallyan Bank would expire soon. 

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