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PM greets BB Governor

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Staff Reporter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday congratulated Bangladesh Bank governor Dr Atiur Rahman for being adjudged as the ‘Central Banker of the Year 2015’ from the Asia-Pacific region by The Financial Times-owned magazine The Banker. The recognition for Dr Atiur came for stimulating growth and stabilizing economy. In a message, the Prime Minister praised his strong role in introducing agriculture friendly and green banking system, and restoring discipline in macro economy and overall banking management. The Banker, owned by London-based The Financial Times, announced the awards on Monday. It also awarded governors from America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa regions for their contributions. In separate messages Speaker and CPA chairperson Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Deputy Speaker M Fazle Rabbi Miah and Chief Whip ASM Feroz congratulated the central bank governor.