Bangladesh Bank gets new chief

The Bangladesh government has appointed Salehuddin Ahmed as the new governor of the country's Central Bank, the Zee News website reported on Friday 29 April.

He succeeds Fakhruddin Ahmed whose term as the head of Bangladesh Bank ends tomorrow.

According to Zee News, Salehuddin Ahmed will take charge on Monday for a four-year term. He was associated with Palli Karma Shohayak Foundation, dealing with micro-credits for the poor, before his new appointment.