DHAKA: Opposition BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir expressed his deep concern and protest as the government had endorsed the draft Grameen Bank Ordinance-2012 (Amendment) with the provision of giving more authority to chairman in appointing managing director (MD).
The opposition spokesman made the reaction in a written statement Friday.
In his statement Mirza Fakhrul said, “The government planned to destroy Grammen Bank and took the initiative as per personal spleen against Dr Yunus.”
The Awami League government never thought about country and countrymen, moreover gratifying their revenge harming lakhs of poor people related to Grammen Bank, he alleged.
The opposition spokesman also said, “The government has tarnished national image by dishonoring and harming Dr Yunus and Grameen Bank.”
Earlier on Thursday, the government has approved the draft Grameen Bank Ordinance-2012 (Amendment) with the provision of giving more authority to chairman in appointing managing director (MD).
The approval came from a cabinet meeting held at the Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.
Under the draft ordinance, the authority of the chairman has been increased and he will appoint managing director after consultation with selection board.
BDST: 1615 HRS, AUG 03, 2012
Edited by: Abul Kalam Azad, Newsroom Editor
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