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National Bank Limited

The National Bank Limited[1] (Bengali: ন্যাশনাল ব্যাংক লিমিটেড) is a public limited bank in Bangladesh.[2] AFM Shariful Islam is the present Managing Director of the bank.[3]

History

National Bank Limited is the first private sector bank fully owned by Bangladeshi nationals. The bank was opened on 28 March 1983 but the first branch at 48, Dilkusha Commercial Area, Dhaka started commercial operation on 23 March 1983. The second branch was opened on 11 May 1983 at Khatungonj, Chittagong. Currently NBL has carrying their business through its 200 branches & Agri Branches spread all over the country.[4]

Criticism

In 2015 the under construction office tower of the bank in Karwan Bazar, Dhaka, caused a neighboring building and road to suffer a cave in. The bank was accused to not cooperating in the handling of the incident by the Mayor of Dhaka.[5][6][7][8]

References

  1. ^ "NBL not cooperating to avoid risk after Karwan Bazar land cave-in, Dhaka mayor says". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  2. ^ "Selling pressure hits stock prices". The Financial Express Online Version. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  3. ^ "National Bank Limited appoints new MD". The Financial Express Online Version. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  4. ^ "National Bank Limited - Banglapedia". en.banglapedia.org. Retrieved 2016-05-08. 
  5. ^ "NBL not cooperating to avoid risk after Karwan Bazar land cave-in, Dhaka mayor says". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  6. ^ "Hatirpool-Panthapath road closed till Sunday". Prothom Alo. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  7. ^ "Land subsides for the second time at Karwan Bazar | Dhaka Tribune". www.dhakatribune.com. Retrieved 2016-05-09. 
  8. ^ "'Twin' trouble". The Daily Star. 2015-05-27. Retrieved 2016-05-09.