Bangladesh Bank

Chattogram Office

Name & Designation Email Telephone Fax
Arief Hossain KhanExecutive Director
Sagir Ahmed SharifDirector (Chattogram Office)
Muhommad Badiuzzaman DiderDirector (Chattogram Office)
Md. ArifuzzamanDirector (Chattogram Office)

Chittagong office is an operational office of Bangladesh Bank and is headed by an Executive Director. Chittagong office is one of the important branch of Bangladesh Bank as it is situated in the port city as well as in the commercial capital of Bangladesh. The Chittagong office of the then State Bank Of Pakistan started functioning through opening Foreign Exchange Control Department on 12th July, 1948. Thereafter, full-pledged banking function had started from 15th July 1952. After liberation Bangladesh Bank started working from 16th December 1971 as per Bangladesh Bank order 1972.
Chittagong office works as per policies & guidelines given by Head office. The districts under the jurisdiction of this office are Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Banderban, Rangamati, Khagrachari, Noakhali, Feni, Laxmipur, Comilla, Chandpur.
The main functions and related departments/sections of the branch are:


Main Function

Related Department/Section


To supervise/inspect and monitor the activities of Commercial Banks (including Krishi Bank, Specialized Bank, Islami Bank) & Financial Institutions at regular interval.

Department of Banking Inspection


To monitor / supervise the foreign exchange activities of the authorized dealers and moneychangers and also give sanction / approval to general public and various trade/ business entities under FER Act, 1947.

Foreign Exchange Policy Department


To monitor the daily banking operations of the Commercial Banks as Banker's Bank.

Banking Department


Government Receipts & Payments as Banker to the Govt.

Public Accounts Department


To ensure availability of currency notes & coins and to accept issuable & non-issue notes for exchange from banks and public.

Currency & Cash Department


To monitor the agricultural credit disbursement.

Agricultural Credit & Special Program Department.


Sales & Encashment of various Government Bonds & Saving Certificates to public and bank.

Prizebond & Sanchayapatra section


Payment against receipt of defective (mutilated) notes presented by the public

Claims Section