Islmai Bank Bangladesh Limited organized a reception program for distribution of certificates among 95 Certified Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS) of the Bank on August 21, 2013 at Mohammad Younus Auditorium, IBBL, Dhaka. Mahbubur Rahman, Chairman, International Chamber of Commerce Bangladesh was present in the function as chief guest. Presided over by Moahammad Abdul Mannan, Managing Director of the Bank, the program was attended by Dr. Toufic Ahmed Choudhury, Director General, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management as special guest and Engr. Md. Eskander Ali Khan, Chairman, Executive Committee and Humayun Bokhteyar, ACPA, FCA, Director of the Bank as guests of honour. Md. Nurul Islam, Md. Habibur Rahman Bhuiyan FCA, Md. Mahbub-ul-Alam, Deputy Managing Directors of the Bank along with other executives were present in the function.
CDCS is a joint project of the IFS School of France, UK, and BAFT-IFSA, USA and also endorsed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Paris. It is a professional certification program that will enable documentary credit practitioners to achieve specialized knowledge and application of the skills required for International Trade Practice. CDCS examination was started in Bangladesh in 2008 by the supervision of British Council. It is mentionable that a total of 119 bankers have passed CDCS examination this year, of them 69 from Islami Bank.