Government extends tenure of Fazle Kabir as Bangladesh Bank governor

Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Published: 00:27, Feb 18,2020


The government has extended the tenure of Bangladesh Bank governor Fazle Kabir by another three months, said public administration ministry circular issued on Sunday.

As per the circular, the government approved the contractual appointment of the governor until he reaches the age limit for retirement at 65.

The extended tenure will expire on July 3 this year.

Kabir, former finance secretary, joined as the 11th governor of the central bank on March 20, 2016.

He started his professional career in 1980 in the railway transportation and commercial cadre of the Bangladesh Civil Service.

In 1983, he joined the BCS administration cadre.

During his 34 years of civil  service, Kabir has served in various key positions at different ministries and the field administration.

He has also served as deputy commissioner and district magistrate of Kishoreganj, joint education secretary, director general of the National Academy for Planning and Development, director general of the BCS Administration Academy, railways secretary and finance division secretary of finance ministry.

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