Govt stake comes down to 3.5pc

Sajjadur Rahman
A debate over the ownership of the Grameen Bank is brewing, as the finance and foreign ministers have repeatedly claimed Grameen is a government institution.
A question about the government’s stake in the bank came to the fore after the “removal” of Nobel laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus from the post of its

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Govt shares to see light

21 enterprises face deadlines
The wait for government shares is likely to end soon, as a breakthrough in offloading shares of state-owned enterprises finally came yesterday. The government set deadlines for 21 SoEs.
The offloading will begin with Meghna Petroleum and Jamuna Oil Company by February 27 and finish with Karnaphuli Paper Mills by December

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