On the occasion of MTB’s 22nd anniversary, MTB Foundation presented its 9th MTB ‘Bravery & Courage’ Award to the family of Late Syed Shah Alam, a leader of a local Cyclone Preparedness Program (CPP) who died after a boat capsize in a canal in Kalapara Upazila of Patuakhali under the influence of super cyclone ‘Amphan’ on May 20, 2020. The incident happened when he along with a team was evacuating the cyclone-affected people.
A special crest and a cheque were handed over through a simple ceremony at the Bank’s Corporate Head Office, MTB Centre, Gulshan 1, Dhaka 1212 in the presence of the MTB Chairman, Md. Wakiluddin, Vice Chairman, Md. Abdul Malek. MTB Directors, Syed Manzur Elahi and Rashed Ahmed Chowdhury, Managing Director & CEO, Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Additional Managing Director, Chowdhury Akhtar Asif, Acting Group Company Secretary, Deputy Managing Director & CAMLCO, Rais Uddin Ahmad, Deputy Managing Directors, Goutam Prosad Das and Khalid Mahmood Khan, and the Chief Executive Officer (Acting) of MTB Foundation, Samia Chowdhury.
The bank had introduced the MTB ‘Bravery and Courage’ Award in 2012 with a view to recognizing acts of bravery and rewarding selfless individuals and their families.