The Bangladesh Bank has postponed all sorts of recruitment tests of state-owned commercial and specialised banks and financial institutions until further notice amid a surge in coronavirus cases fuelled by the highly contagious omicron variant.
The postponement of multiple-choice questions, written and oral tests under Bankers' Selection Committee Secretariat will be effective from Feb 1 until further notice, the central bank said in a notice on Thursday, reports bdnews24.com.
It asked the candidates to be ready to take the tests on short notice.
Bangladesh’s COVID-19 cases soared by over 15,000 for the third straight day until Thursday morning.
All government, semi-government, private and autonomous offices were recently ordered to continue operation with the physical presence of half the employees amid the rise in COVID-19 cases.
The central bank also ordered the banks to follow the instruction.