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Citibank NA celebrates 30 years in Bangladesh

  • Published at 07:28 pm November 27th, 2018
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Executive Chairman of BIDA Kazi M Aminul Islam shares his remarks as the chief guest at Citi’s 30 years’ anniversary ceremony Courtesy

Managing Director and Citi Country Officer for Bangladesh N Rajashekaran hosted the event held in honour of the celebration, said a press release

Citibank NA recently celebrated its 30th anniversary in Bangladesh with clients, regulators, alumni, and community partners, at Dhaka’s Radisson Blu hotel. 

Managing Director and Citi Country Officer for Bangladesh N Rajashekaran hosted the event held in honour of the celebration, said a press release.

Speaking at the event, Rajashekaran said: “Citi has been, and continues to be, involved in fostering progress in Bangladesh with many pioneering products and digital offerings.

“The last three decades have been an exciting journey for us and we believe the next 30 years will be even more rewarding.”

James Morrow, managing director and Sub Cluster head of Citi Bangladesh and Sri Lanka thanked clients, regulators, government, community leaders, and Citi alumni for their support to the institution. 

“Since our establishment in New York 206 years ago, Citibank has developed into the most global banking institution, operating in 98 countries,” said Morrow, adding that that the Bangladesh operations are an important part of this global network which benefits our clients, while playing an important role in global trade. 

Attending as chief guest of the ceremony, Kazi M Aminul Islam, executive chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) said: “Bangladesh has made enormous economic and social development strides in the last 30 years and is poised to continue growing at a world-leading rate over the next 30 years.” 

“We expect Citi to continue to support the country in this journey with its financial innovation and solutions,” he added.

Among others, Secretary of the Bank and Financial Institutions Division (BFID) Md Ashadul Islam, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific of Corporate and Investment Banking Citibank’s Jan Metzger, and Managing Director and Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions for Citi South Asia Cluster Mridula Iyer, were also present at the event. 

In the last 30 years, Citi has been providing financial services via their Institutional Clients Group in Bangladesh, while contributing to the development of the country’s financial service sector with its innovative service and product solutions.