POST TIME: 24 February, 2021 10:40:58 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 24 February, 2021 07:38:54 PM
Ex BB Deputy Governor Ibrahim Khaled no more
Staff Reporter, Dhaka

Ex BB Deputy Governor Ibrahim Khaled no more

File photo of Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled, former deputy governor of Bangladesh Bank

Former Bangladesh Bank (BB) Deputy Governor and noted economist Khondkar Ibrahim Khaled is no more.

Aged 80, he died around 5:15am today at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). 

Hospital sources said he was first admitted to Bangladesh Specialised Hospital after having tested COVID-19 positive.

Later, he was shifted to BSMMU after his condition had worsened.

Khaled was associated with the country's banking system for nearly six decades.

Formerly, he was the Managing Director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank, Agrani Bank and Sonali Bank.

He served as the deputy governor of the central bank from 1998 to 2001.