Fazle KabirFormer finance secretary Fazle Kabir is being made new governor of Bangladesh Bank after resignation of Atiur Rahman on Tuesday.
Finance minister AMA Muhith confirmed the appointment of the new governor, telling newsmen, “Everything has been finalised (about the appointment).”
Fazle Kabir, serving as chairman of the state-owned Sonali Bank, is presently staying in the United States.
He is expected to return home on 18 March.
The appointment will be made through an official order issued by the public administration ministry, said authorities concerned.
Fazle Kabir was appointed finance secretary in 2012 and served there until his retirement in 2014.