Timeline & Milestones

Timeline & Milestones

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15 June 1999 First Meeting of the Board of Directors
17 June 1999 License issued by Bangladesh Bank for commercial banking
26 Oct.  1999 Formal Launching of banking business
21 June 2003 Establishment of own Training Institute
03 Aug. 2003 Introduction of Real Time Online Banking
16 Oct. 2003 Commencement of Islamic Banking Business from IBB, Mohakhali
22 Jan. 2004 Pioneering VISA Credit Card among the local banks
30 Jan. 2006 Launching of SMS Banking Service
05 Aug. 2006 Launching of CMS Banking Service
01 Feb. 2007 Publication of Prospectus
18 Mar. 2007 Subscription Opened
 22Mar. 2007 Subscription Closed
23 Apr. 2007 Lottery for Allotment of Shares
16 May 2007 Listing with Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited
23 May. 2007 Listing with Dhaka Stock Exchange Limited
27 May. 2007 Trading of Shares on DSE & CSE
28 Oct. 2007 Launching of Premier ATM Services
28 Oct. 2007 Introduction to Premier Visa Debit Card
12 Apr. 2008 Introduction of Bank’s Own Remittance Software (DRUTI)
19 Oct. 2008 Purchase of DSE Membership
20 Apr. 2009 Dividend Approved by 9th AGM (First after the IPO)
26 Oct. 2009 Completion of 10th Glorious Years of Banking Services.
17 Nov. 2009 Purchase of CSE Membership
01 Dec. 2009 Commencement of Brokerage Operation
17 May 2010 Remittance Deal with Grameen Phone
23 June 2010 Incorporation of Premier Bank Securities Limited – Subsidiary of Bank
18 Sep. 2010 Migration to Centralized Core-Banking Software
07 Oct.   2010 Live Operation of Bangladesh Automated Cheque Processing System
25 Nov. 2010 Launching of Platinum Dual Currency MasterCard
21 Aug. 2011 Establishment of Bank’s own DR (Disaster Recovery) Site
26 Sep.   2011 Launching of Premier Mobile Remittance Service with GrameenPhone
20 Feb. 2012 Launching of Premier Money Transfer Company Ltd. (PMTCL, a 100% subsidiary of Bank) in London, UK
29 Aug. 2013 Incorporation of Premier Bank Foundation
19 Nov. 2015 Launching of Premier Direct (i-Banking, SMS Banking & e-statement Service)
15 Oct. 2016 Up gradation of CMS (Prime 4.0) System & Launching EMV Chip Card

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