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Exchange of new currency notes begins in Port city

21 April 2022

Chattogram Bureau :
On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, exchange of new currency notes
started on Wednesday at two
counters of Bangladesh Bank Chittagong and five branches of commercial banks. The designated bank branches are: Bank Asia Limited Oxygen Branch, Jamuna Bank Limited Bahaddarhat Branch, South East Bank Limited Halishahar Branch, AB Bank Limited EPZ Branch and Prime Bank Limited IBB Pahartali Branch.
According to sources, Bangladesh Bank has decided to exchange a total of Tk 18,000 new notes at a price of Tk100, Tk50, Tk20 and Tk10 per person through two counters (male and female) in Chattogram and five branches of the commercial bank in a total of 6 working days from April 20 to 26. During the exchange, if anyone wishes, s/he can take any denomination of coins from the counter irrespective of the quantity. AB Bank EPZ branch officer Ahsanul Habib said, “No new notes have been exchanged at our branch in the last two years. This time, if Bangladesh Bank allocates, we are ready to exchange notes properly.”

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