Bangladesh Bank (BB) will give remittance award tomorrow to the highest remittance senders and the highest remittance receiving institutions for encouraging Non Residence Bangladeshis (NRBs) to send money through legal channels.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith will hand over the award titled “Bangladesh Bank Remittance Award-2016″ at the Bangla Academy Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad auditorium in the city, said a release here today.
Financial Institutions Division Senior Secretary M Eunusur Rahman and BB Governor Fazle Kabir will attend as special guests. BB Deputy Governor Shitangshu Kumar Sur Chowdhury will chair the function.
“We will give the award under five categories to expedite the inflow of remittance,” BB’s Financial Inclusion Department General Manager M Abul Bashar told BSS earlier.
The categories are skilled remitter, unskilled remitter, bond investor NRB, exchange house owner NRB and the highest remittance receiver bank.
A total of 35 awardees, including remitters, exchange houses, bond investors and banks, will receive the award. Out of 35 awardees, five banks will get the award this year, reports BSS.