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Bangladesh Resident Mission (BRM): Contacts and Holidays

Bangladesh Resident Mission (BRM) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Plot E-31, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar
Dhaka 1207, Bangladesh
GPO Box No. 2100

  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Sunday to Thursday)

  Tel +880 2 55667000
  Fax +880 2 9117925 to 26

About Us

Established in 1982, Bangladesh Resident Mission's primary responsibilities include:

  • Initiate and maintain dialogue with the government on issues that are of relevance to ADB operations in the country
  • Strengthen project processing and portfolio management
  • Prepare the country partnership strategy and its annual updates
  • Strengthen working relations with the government, development partners, NGOs, civil society, and the private sector
  • Plan and prepare ADB's substantive economic and sector work for Bangladesh
  • Promote external relations and disseminate information about ADB and its operations


Manmohan PARKASH (Mr)
Country Director
Jyotsana VARMA (Ms)
Principal Country Specialist
Tika LIMBU (Mr)
Head, Portfolio Management Unit
Gobinda BAR (Mr)
Team Leader, External Relations

Holidays 2021

The Bangladesh Resident Mission will be closed on these dates:

International Mother Language Day February 21 (Sunday)
Bengali New Year April 14 (Wednesday)
Laylatul Qadr* May 10 (Monday)
Eid-ul-Fitr* May 16 (Sunday)
Buddha Purnima* May 26 (Wednesday)
Eid-ul-Adha* July 21-22 (Wednesday, Thursday)
National Mourning Day August 15 (Sunday)
Durga Puja* October 14 (Thursday)
Victory Day December 16 (Thursday)

* = Subject to sighting of the moon

Last updated: as of 5 January 2021