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CIP (Commercially Important Persons) Awards for NRBs

Ministry of Overseas Employment and Expatriate Welfare of the Government of Bangladesh honors the Non-Resident Bangladeshis (NRBs) with CIP (Commercially Important Persons) awards who contribute to our economy by sending foreign currencies. The CIPs are entitled to enjoy different state privileges for one year including permission to enter Bangladesh Secretariat, priority in reserving seats in Biman, trains, buses and other modes of transports for business travels in Bangladesh , facility at government hospitals and invitation to different national programmes organized by Bangladesh Missions abroad.

The following three categories of CIP awards are granted:

  • 1.Highest remittance senders
  • 2.Highest value of importers of Bangladeshi products
  • 3.Highest investment in Bangladesh

Interested NRBs submit their applications to the respective Embassies/High Commission of Bangladesh which are then forwarded to the Ministry for final selection.

Call for submission of CIP Awards application:

The Government of Bangladesh invites applications to select the Commercially Important Persons (CIP) from the Non Resident Bangladeshis for the year 2018 in three categories: a. Investment b. Remittance c. Import.

Non-resident Bangladeshis residing in the United Kingdom and Ireland are encouraged to send their filled-in application forms along with the necessary documents to the Commercial Counsellor, Bangladesh High Commission,28 Queen’s Gate , London SW7 5JA United Kingdom no later than 30 September, 2017, or submit online at: