Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Bangladesh receives $946.989m remittances

DHAKA - Millions of Bangladeshis, living and working abroad, remitted home 945.989 million U.S. dollars in November, 2010 thanks largely to Eid-ul-Azha, one of the biggest Muslim festivals, observed in the last month, a central bank official said Tuesday.

Quoting provisional data, the Bangladesh Bank official, who asked to be unnamed, said, “The flow of inward remittances increased by nearly 2.50 percent in the last month against that in October due mainly to the biggest Muslim festival.” Read more

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