Bangladesh has passed a bill to tighten control on Grameen Bank, triggering a controversy as its founder Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus said the move would lead to the "ultimate destruction" of the microcredit lender.
Bangladesh`s main opposition party BNP has joined growing protests at home and abroad against a proposed split of Nobel Prize-winning Grameen Bank, two years after its iconic founder Muhammad Yunus was forced to quit.
Bangladesh`s Supreme Court on Thursday
dismissed a final bid by Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus to
overturn an order sacking him from the pioneering
micro-finance bank he founded nearly three decades ago.