GP deposited another Rs 1,000 crore
Grameenphone has deposited another Rs 1,000 crore in the second phase as part of the process of resolving the issue of BTRC's debt claim in the audit objection.
The operator paid the money to BTRC at 1.30 pm on Tuesday. Senior Grameenphone officials went to the BTRC office and paid the money in a pay order.
The GP deposited a total of Rs 2,000 crore.
BTRC chairman at a virtual press conference after depositing money. Zahurul Haque said, ‘It is a public demand. It had to be taken. This will benefit the government. This money can be used for co-operation. '
Now Proper has an understanding. This time the relationship with Grameenphone will increase. No objection is being made to any of their dues. I hope Grameen will get what it has,” said BTRC chairman.
Grameenphone CEO Yasir Ajman says, ‘Pay-orders worth Rs 1,000 crore have been handed over. After depositing the first instalment, I have received all kinds of support from BTRC. Our equipment is very important, they have started coming. '
Now, after the coronation, the issue of audit objections can be resolved through discussion, 'said the GP CEO.
Senior officials including BTRC senior assistant director Zakir Hossain Khan also spoke at the virtual press conference.
Earlier, in the first phase, on February 23 this year, the GP had paid Rs 1,000 crore as directed by the court. Then on February 24, the court directed to pay another Rs 1,000 crore within three months.
Now the GP gave this money.
Grameenphone's deposit of this money in the audit objection is part of the process of resolving the issue of BTRC's debt claim. When the amount of BTRC's debt claim is 'settled', then this amount of Rs 2,000 crore will be adjusted.
After the payment of Rs 2,000 crore in two phases, an opportunity was created to renegotiate the issue of audit objections.
In the audit objection, BTRC demanded a total of Tk 12,579.95 crore from Grameenphone.
Of this, BTRC's share is Tk 8,494 crore and NBR's share is Tk 4,08 crore.
Out of the Rs 7,494 crore claimed by BTRC, the principal amount is Rs 2,299 crore. The remaining Tk 6,194 crore is the delay fee, which has been calculated at a compounded rate over the principal amount