The central bank is going to honour two eminent personalities with 'Bangladesh Bank Award-2017' in recognition of their contribution to economy.
A BB media release said Professor Emeritus of University of California Dr Azizur Rahman and former executive director of BRAC Dr Mahbub Hossain (posthumously) are recipients of the award.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith will hand over the award at a programme at the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) in Mirpur on Sunday afternoon.
Each of the award recipients will get a gold medal, a Bangladesh Bank crest and a cash amount of Taka 200,000.
A jury board led by BB Governor Fazle Kabir selected the recipients of the award.
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