41 BD bankers attend ICC meet in Paris
A team of 41 bankers from 17 commercial banks of the country attended a meeting with the officials and the members of the Banking Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), at its headquarters in Paris on Tuesday.
ICC Chief Operating Officer Philip Kucharski presided over the meeting.
Earlier the Bangladesh team jointly headed by ICC Bangladesh Banking Commission Chairman Muhammad A (Rumee) Ali and ICC Bangladesh Secretary General Ataur Rahman left Dhaka on Monday.
The team is also scheduled to participate in the three-day ICC Austria Global Trade Finance Week, slated to conclude today (Friday) in the Austrian capital Vienna.
The Vienna event was attended by more than 200 bankers from EU countries and provided an opportunity to discuss issues related to letters of credit, bank guarantees and credit risks, among other issues.
ICC Bangladesh President Mahbubur Rahman is scheduled to attend the session today (Thursday). Former Pubali Bank Managing Director Helal Ahmed Chaudhury, who is also and Member of ICC Bangladesh Banking Commission is also attending the programme.
The Bangladesh delegation includes Md. Hashem Chowdhury Additional Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer Mutual Trust Bank Limited, Amin Uddin Ahmed and Tariqul Islam Chowdhury, Deputy Managing Directors Sonali Bank Limited, Shah Md. Abdul Bari Deputy Managing Director EXIM Bank Limited, Md. Abdul Hye Director (Commercial) BCIC among others.
The delegation is expected towill be returning to Dhaka on Monday next.