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Citi celebrates 30 years in Bangladesh

Published: November 27, 2018 21:48:14


Kazi M. Aminul Islam, Executive Chairman of BIDA, sharing his remarks as the Chief Guest of Citi's 30 years' anniversary ceremony.

Citibank N.A. celebrated 30 years anniversary in Bangladesh with clients, regulators, alumni and community partners recently.

The celebration was hosted by Mr. N. Rajashekaran, Managing Director and Citi Country Officer for Bangladesh.

The  program was attended by Mr. Jan Metzger, Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific, Corporate and Investment Banking; Mr. James Morrow, Managing Director and Sub Cluster Head, Citi Bangladesh and Sri Lanka; Ms. Mridula Iyer, Managing Director and Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi South Asia Cluster.

As a trusted partner to clients, for over three decades, Citi has been providing financial services across the Institutional Clients Group (ICG) in Bangladesh and contributing towards the development of country's financial service sector with its innovative service and product solutions.

On the occasion, Mr. N. Rajashekaran said, "Citi has been and continues to be involved in partnering  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. We are well positioned to support the evolution of Bangladesh".

In his remarks, Mr. James Morrow thanked clients, regulators, government, community leaders and Citi alumni for all their support. He added, "Since our establishment in New York 206 years ago, Citibank has developed into the most global banking institution with operations in 98 countries. Our Bangladesh operations are an important part of this global network which benefits our clients as the Bangladeshi economy grows and continues to play an important role in world trade. "

Mr. Kazi M. Aminul Islam, Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) attended the ceremony as the Chief Guest. Mr Islam 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."

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