The central bank will release new banknotes of Tk 200 denomination in March next year on the occasion of birth century of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
“The fresh banknote will be circulated on March 17 as part of the central bank’s effort to commemorate the birth century of Bangabandhu,” said Md Serajul Islam, spokesperson and an executive director of the central bank.
The Bangladesh Bank will initially circulate both the banknote and the commemorative note of Tk 200 denomination where Bangabandhu’s image will be decorated, he said.
Prior to that, the central bank released six kinds of commemorative notes and 12 of such coins for celebration of the special events.
The new banknote will be circulated in the market along with the existing denominations, Serajul added.