Bangladeshi workers’ money is trapped in a Gulf Bank in the Gulf War of 1991. Again, the textile exported from Bangladesh at that time did not return the money. As a result, there are still a lot of money from different banks in the country. Meanwhile, Sonali Bank signed an agreement with a bank in Iraq to return $ 2.7 billion to the country. As a result, the workers’ money stuck in the country is starting to return after three decades. This information was given by the Sonali Bank in a notification.
According to the Eprothom Alo notification, Sonali Bank has collected Tk 2.8 crore from a government bank in Iraq. To bring the money back recently, Sonali Bank Chairman Mohammad Khalil Talib Jabber signed a memorandum of understanding with the bank’s chairman at the head office of Rafidian Bank in Baghdad. Ashraful Maqbool Under the agreement, the bank will send money back to the bank soon.
Managing director of Sonali Bank signed the agreement Obaidullah Al Masud and the Deputy Remembrancer Management Division Deputy Managing Director Abdul Wahab was present. Bangladesh Embassy Ambassador in Iraq Abu Maksud Mohammad It has been possible for Farhad’s diplomatic efforts to recover this money, said the bank.
Embassy official Abu Saleh Mohammad Imran said that due to improving overall situation in Iraq and getting political stability, money was possible. Bangladesh has made the possibility of starting new business in Iraq. To bring the money of expatriate Bangladeshis into the country, the agreement was signed with Rafidain Bank to sign the agreement with Sonali Bank.
It is learned that many other bank banks like Sonali Bank have remained in the country. Because, at that time, more workers, doctors, engineers were working in Iraq after Saudi Arabia. Most of the workers returned home after the war started. Many go to another country. Export revenues, which were exported again, did not come in the country. But Sonali Bank has paid the money in the country.