Md.Osman Faruk,Chattogram bureau: The new Governor of Bangladesh Bank is Abdur Rauf Talukder.
Abdur Rauf Talukder has become the new Governor of Bangladesh Bank. He is coming to the post after the term of the current governor Fazle Kabir expires on July 3.
On Saturday, the Finance Ministry’s Financial Institutions Division issued a circular appointing him for four years. He has been asked to join on July 4.
The new Governor Abdur Rauf Talukder joined the Bangladesh Civil Service in February 1986 (BCS 1985 batch). He has held various government posts in his long and colorful career.
Abdur Rauf Talukder has been working in the finance department for more than 18 years before taking charge as the finance secretary on July,2016. In addition to his long career, he has served in the Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Food and Ministry of Information.
He also served as the First Secretary (Commercial) at the Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur.