Term Paper on Dutch Bangla Bank

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Letter of Transmittal


This assignment based on “General Banking Practices- A Case Study Of Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited” has been prepared for the requirement of the Bachelor of Business Administration, under the supervision and coordination of Mr. Mohammed Abu Rayhan, Department of Finance, Faculty of Business, ASA University Bangladesh.

I would like to start my acknowledgment by thanking Mr. Mohammed Abu Rayhan for assigning me the topic and for his cooperation and guidance to conduct this case study. Special recognition goes to “ASA University Bangladesh” for allowing me to conduct this study and accomplish this assignment.

Finally, I would like to give thanks to the Almighty Allah.

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An Introduction to Bank

Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) started their journey by M Sahabuddin Ahmed (Founder & chairman) and the Dutch company FMO in 1995. It is the largest bank in Bangladesh by market capital. DBBL was established under the Bank Companies Act 1991 and incorporated as a public limited company under the Companies Act 1994 in Bangladesh with the primary objective to carry on all kinds of banking business in Bangladesh.

Dutch Bangla Bank is noted to be the first and only local bank in Bangladesh to have an automated banking system. The bank has spent over Tk. 1 Billion in automation upgrades (first bank in Bangladesh to do so). This automation took place in 2003 whereby services of the bank were available uniformly though any branch, ATM and internet. Banking was a paper based until DBBL, with its wide local network, delivered banking automation and modern banking services to the masses. This effectively introduced the 'plastic money' concept into the Bangladeshi society. The entire automation system was imported and is the most expensive banking related IT project in Bangladesh.


Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) is a scheduled commercial bank. The Bank was established under the Bank Companies Act...
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