Fazle Kabir has been reappointed as Bangladesh Bank governor today, 12 days after his previous tenure ended on July 3.
He has been reappointed as per the Bangladesh Bank (Amendment) Act 2020 and his present tenure will end on July 3, 2022, said a gazette notification of the Finance Ministry.
Fazle Kabir was appointed as the 11th governor of the Bangladesh Bank On March 16, 2016 for next four years. His tenure was supposed to expire on March 20 this year, but later it was extended until he turned 65.
Earlier this month, an amendment was made to the law setting the highest age limit of the central bank governor as 67 years from previous 65 years.