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Bangladesh is a contracting state to the ICSID Convention:

  • Signature: 20 November 1979 
  • Deposit of Ratification: 27 March 1980
  • Entry into Force: 26 April 1980
  • Pursuant to Article 13(1) of the ICSID Convention Bangladesh has made the following panel designations effective until 11 August 2000:
     - Mr. A. Hafiz CHOUDHURY: Chartered Accountant
     - Barrister Md. Aminul HOQUE: Minister of State, Ministry of Establishment
     - Mr. Ata Uddin KHAN: Chartered Accountant; Former Minister of State for Finance
     - Mr. Choudhury Tanbir Ahmed SIDDIKY: Advocate; Former Minister of Commerce
     - Mr. Syed Ishtiaq AHMED: Barrister-at-Law
     - Mr. Justice Maksum-ul HAKIM: Former Ambassador; Former Judge of the High Court at Dhaka
     - Mr. Mainul HOSEIN: Barrister-at-Law
     - Dr. Kamal HOSSAIN: Barrister-at-Law; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Bangladesh is a contracting state to the New York Convention:

  • Date of Accession: 6 May 1992
  • Entry into Force: 4 August 1992 

In 2001, Bangladesh enacted legislation based on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration as adopted in 1985 and is therefore now popularly considered to be an UNCITRAL Model Law State

Bangladesh is not a Contracting State to the 1899 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • Entry into Force: N/A

Bangladesh is not a Contracting State to the 1907 Convention for the Pacific Settlement of International Disputes:

  • Entry into Force: N/A

Bangladesh is a United Nations Member State:

  • Date of Admission: 17 September 1974

Official State Name: People's Republic of Bangladesh - গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ - Gônoprojatontri Bangladesh

Official Language: Bengali

Capital City: Dhaka

Currency: Taka (BDT)

Time Zone: BST (UTC+6)

International Calling Code: +880

Internet TLD: .bd

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