Market Digest

All banks to ensure mask wearing: BB

Staff Correspondent

24 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has asked all scheduled banks to ensure employees are wearing face mask and other health safety measures in the offices are being followed to curb COVID-19 outbreak.

The banking regulations and policy department of BB issued a circular in this regard and sent to top executives of all scheduled banks on Tuesday. The circular stated that wearing face mask is obligatory for the banks’ employees in the work place and also all the bank branches including regional and divisional offices must follow health guideline provided earlier.

In addition, BB asked banks to monitor the implementation of health safety measure regularly to prevent outbreak of coronavirus among the employees and customers in the bank branches.