Habibullah Bahar, Independent Director of Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE), Bangladesh’s main capital market, has passed away in a City Hospital. The 69-year-old breathed his last at 10:32 am on August 9, 2022, while undergoing treatment at Labaid Hospital. He was taken to the hospital on August 4 after he suffered a stroke.
Dhaka Stock Exchange Chairman Md. Yunusur Rahman, on behalf of the Board of Directors, and Managing Director Tariq Amin Bhuiyan, on behalf of the management of DSE, expressed deep grief and sorrow and condoled with the bereaved family. Mr. Bahar joined as Director of the Dhaka Stock Exchange on February 18, 2020.
He was the former Economic Adviser of Bangladesh Bank and served as Agrani Bank Chair Professor at the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM). The DSE Director also served as the Senior Economic Advisor to the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (MCCI). Also, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Investment Corporation of Bangladesh (ICB) and Municipal Development Fund under the Ministry of Finance and the Steering Committee and Investment Committee of Bangladesh Bank.
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