A total of 39 financial institutions participated in the auction.
Bangladesh issued its first-ever sovereign sukuk worth $463.24m, with a total of 39 finance institutions participating in the auction.
Central bank Bangladesh Bank acted as the Special Purpose Vehicle and trustee, whilst the government was the originator of the first-ever Sukuk deal.
The investors will receive a profit of 4.69% on their aggregate investment, as fixed by the central bank.
Funds raised will be used for the completion of the government’s project for a safe water supply for the whole country to be implemented by the Department of Public Health Engineering. The project is expected to be completed by 30 June 2025.
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