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HC wants to know reason for not seeking info of Swiss bank accounts

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 13:40, 11 August 2022   Update: 14:29, 11 August 2022
HC wants to know reason for not seeking info of Swiss bank accounts

The High Court (HC) wanted to know why the Bangladesh government and Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) did not seek any information specifically on the money deposited with different Swiss banks by Bangladeshi citizens from the government of Switzerland.

The court asked the government and the ACC to reply within Sunday (August 14).

The bench of Justice Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Justice Khizir Hayat on Thursday (August 11) passed the order on a suomuto (voluntary) move following reports published on different newspapers on the statement made by Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard.

The court also fixed Sunday (August 14) for passing further order on this matter.

Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Nathalie Chuard yesterday said the Bangladesh government did not seek any information of Bangladeshis who have bank accounts in Switzerland.

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