Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh has recently won “Best Foreign Bank in Bangladesh” and “Best Foreign Investment Bank in Bangladesh” awards at the FinanceAsia 2017 Awards. The award was handed over to Enamul Huque, managing director and head of Commercial Banking, Standard Chartered Bangladesh, at the award ceremony held in Hong Kong on June 29. Commenting on the win, Abrar A. Anwar, CEO of Standard Chartered Bangladesh said, “For more than 112 years, it has been our privilege to be the trusted banker to the nation. We are delighted to receive these awards, which are a recognition of our ability to serve our clients and customers in this market with best-in-class banking products and services, and our commitment to be a partner in progress to the nation.”
Standard Chartered’s pioneering role in the development of the country’s financial sector, market leadership in enabling foreign trade and investment, offering innovative products and services, and introduction of best practices to the local market made the bank the favorite to win the award. This is the eighth time the Bank has been recognized as ‘Best Foreign Bank in Bangladesh’ by FinanceAsia since 2009. The Bank had also secured the honor at the FinanceAsia 20th Anniversary Platinum Awards held in 2016.