The outgoing Ambassador of the Philippines Vicente Vivencio T. Bandillo assured Bangladesh Bank (BB) full support to recover the stolen money.
The envoy made the assurance while Dr A K Abdul Momen sought Philippines’ support on the recovery of Bangladesh Bank money lost in a cyber-heist in February 2016.
Dr Momen thanked the Philippines government for its all-out support to Bangladesh in getting back $15 million of the total $81 million stolen in the heist.
He expressed hope that the Philippines government would continue support to recover the rest of the amount
After a stint of six and a half years in Dhaka, the Ambassador of the Philippines Vicente Vivencio T. Bandillo will leave Bangladesh at the end of this month, said a press statement of Bangladesh foreign ministry on Sunday.
The envoy paid a farewell call on Foreign Minister at the State Guest House Padma, it added.