Bangladesh

Shakib Al Hasan is now the owner of the bank!

The country’s best cricketer Shakib Al Hasan is strengthening his position in the corporate world like the cricket field.

After being associated with various businesses including brokerage houses and gold import companies, he is now joining the country’s banking sector.

According to a media report, two directors of People’s Bank, who are awaiting license from Bangladesh Bank, are going to be owned by the poster boy of Bangladesh Cricket. Not only Shakib Al Hasan, his mother Shirin Akhter is also the director of the bank. People’s Bank authorities have sent the relevant documents to Bangladesh Bank.

MA Kashem, chief entrepreneur of People’s Bank, confirmed the matter to the media. He said Shakib Al Hasan and his mother are being added to the ownership of People’s Bank. In the meantime we have submitted their file to Bangladesh Bank. It is an honor for us to have a star like Shakib as an entrepreneur. Right now we don’t want to say anything in detail about this. We have been able to raise the required capital for the People’s Bank license. Hopefully, we will get the final license from Bangladesh Bank by December.

According to the concerned sources, the central bank has instructions to increase the capital of all the banks in the country to Tk 500 crore. As such, to get a new bank license, the same amount of money must be deposited as capital. To be a member of the bank’s board of directors as an entrepreneur, you need to hold a minimum of 2% shares. As such, Shakib Al Hasan will have to provide a minimum capital of Tk 10 crore for the post of director of People’s Bank. However, sources said that he is providing more than Tk 25 crore in capital to become the owner of the bank.

By investing in Shakib Al Hasan’s handicraft restaurant business as a businessman. He then expanded his business rapidly. He has investments in various businesses including stock market, gold import and marketing, power plant, cosmetics, event management, travel agency, hotel, crab and kunch farm. He has also invested heavily in various countries, including the United States and Saudi Arabia.

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