Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman and his son Mohammed Emadur Rahman, two expatriate businessmen, received BB 'Remittance Award 2013' at a function in the city on Sunday for sending remittance to the country through banking channel.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) Deputy Governor SK Sur Chowdhury handed over the crest and certificate to Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman at the function, which was presided over by BB Deputy Governor Naznin Sultana.
Association of Bankers, Bangladesh (ABB) Chairman Ali Reza Iftekhar, and AIBL Managing Director Md Habibur Rahman and deputy managing directors Md Mofazzel Hossain and Mohammad Abdul Jalil were also present on the occasion.
Mahtabur Rahman received the award as second highest remitter and Mohammed Emadur Rahman received his award as eighth highest remitter.
They have sent their remittance through Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited (AIBL).
Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman is one of the sponsor shareholders and former director of the bank.
He is the chairman and managing director of UAE-based Al Haramain Group of Companies.
His son Mohammed Emadur Rahman is one of the directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank.