Premier Bank’s 21st annual general meeting was held on a virtual platform on Monday, said a press release.
The AGM was duly conducted as per the health safety guidelines issued during the coronavirus pandemic.
Participants and shareholders present at the AGM approved all agenda, including the audited financial statements and 5 per cent cash and 5 per cent stock dividend, for the year 2019.
The bank’s chairman, HBM Iqbal, vice-chairman Moin Iqbal, directors BH Haroon MP, Abdus Salam Murshedy MP, Mohammad Imran Iqbal, Shafiqur Rahman and Jamal G Ahmed, independent directors Chowdhury Jafarullah Sharafat and Naba Gopal Banik, alternate director AHM Ferdous, adviser Muhammed Ali and managing director and CEO M Reazul Karim were present along with the shareholders.
As president of the ceremony, HBM Iqbal informed the shareholders that during the year 2019, the bank earned operating profit of Tk 732 crore, which was 21 per cent higher compared to that earned in 2018.
— New Age
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