The Premier Bank Limited held its 21st Annual General Meeting online on Monday.
The AGM was duly conducted over the digital platform participated by the shareholders and directors in order to maintain safe social distancing against the backdrop of the on-going worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
The participants and shareholders approved all agenda including audited financial statements and 5% cash and 5 percent stock dividend for the year 2019.
Premier Bank Chairman Dr HBM Iqbal, Vice Chairman Moin Iqbal, along with members of the Board of Directors namely BH Haroon, MP; Abdus Salam Murshedy, MP; Mohammad Imran Iqbal, Shafiqur Rahman, Jamal G Ahmed, Independent Directors Chowdhury Jafarullah Sharafat and Naba Gopal Banik, Alternate Director AHM Ferdous, Advisor Muhammed Ali and Managing Director & CEO M Reazul Karim, FCMA, were present along with shareholders.
Dr Iqbal informed the shareholders that during the year 2019 the bank earned operating profit of Tk732 crore, which is 21 percent higher compared to that of 2018.
The chairman deeply appreciated the participation and support of the shareholders and wished for good health and safety for everyone, and encouraged all bank officials to work hard towards an even better operating profit for the coming year.
The Managing Director & CEO of the Bank M Reazul Karim, FCMA appreciated the effort and continuous support given by the employees and shareholders of the bank.