During the restrictions announced by the government, the banks have to ensure transportation facilities for their officers and employees to and from their offices. If a bank cannot confirm this, then the employees have to pay the travel allowance.
Bangladesh Bank Banking Regulation and Policy Department issued a circular in this regard on Thursday. The directive will take effect from April 14, the day the government announced the ban. The bank will pay
The directive, sent to the chief executives of all scheduled banks operating in the country, said: In this situation, the concerned bank instructs to take necessary steps to bring the officers and employees of the bank to their respective offices. The bank will pay
The directive further said that the bank will ensure its own transportation facility in the management of the bank for its officers and employees to solve the travel problems of the officers and employees of the bank. In case of inability or inability to ensure travel facility for any reason, the bank management will provide travel allowance at a reasonable rate for coming and going. The post-work approval of the board of directors of the respective banks will take later.
Non-bank financial institutions will be open from today. In order to provide emergency financial services to the customers, Bangladesh Bank has decided to open limited financial institutions from today till April 26 in compliance with the health rules. The Financial Institutions and Markets Department of Bangladesh Bank has issued a circular in this regard yesterday.
The circular sent to the chief executives of all financial institutions operating in Bangladesh said that the maximum two branches of financial institutions are outside Dhaka except for weekly and public holidays from April 22-26 to provide emergency financial services such as cash deposits on maturity as customers.