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Md Habibur Rahman is currently serving as the chief economist of the central bank.

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Published: 00:29, 29 February 2024  
Md Habibur Rahman is currently serving as the chief economist of the central bank.

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The Ministry of Finance has appointed Dr Md Habibur Rahman and Md Khurshid Alam as deputy governors of the Bangladesh Bank (BB).

Md Habibur Rahman and Md Khurshid Alam were appointed on contractual basis for the next three years on the condition of cancellation of their voluntary retirement from their current posts, according to gazette notifications of the Financial Institutions Division.

With the latest recruitments, there are now four deputy governors at the Bangladesh Bank, reports BSS.

Previously, Dr Habibur Rahman worked in the research department, monetary management, and technical unit of Bangladesh Bank. He also worked as a senior research economist in the policy analysis unit of Bangladesh Bank under the World Bank's capacity building project.

Dr Habibur, who has a PhD in practical economics, joined Bangladesh Bank's research department in 1990 as an assistant director.

Md Khurshid Alam is currently serving as the executive director of the Bangladesh Bank.

He began his tenure with Bangladesh Bank in 1988 and has since served in various departments, including Banking Regulation and Policy, Banking Inspection, SME & Special Programs, Green Banking & CSR, and Debt Management.

His extensive experience includes postings in Bangladesh Bank's Chattogram, Sylhet, and Rangpur offices.

Khurshid Alam played a pivotal role in establishing the Sustainable Finance Department within Bangladesh Bank and has been instrumental in formulating policies related to Green Banking, Sustainable Financing, CSR for the Banking Sector, Financial Inclusion & Literacy, and environmental Financial Issues.