Bangladesh government cancels Nora Fatehi’s show in Dhaka to save dollars

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The Bangladesh government has created panic on social media after Nora Fatehi was refused to perform in Dhaka. According to a notice issued by Bangladesh’s Ministry of Cultural Affairs on Monday, dancing diva Nora was not allowed in the Indian film industry “in view of the global situation and for the purpose of maintaining foreign exchange reserves”. read the notice.

Bangladesh recently adopted austerity measures and the cancellation of Nora’s performance is part of that effort to ‘save dollars’.

The ministry referred to the central bank’s restrictions on dollar payments amid depleting foreign exchange reserves in the country. The country’s foreign exchange reserves have come down to $36.33 billion since October 12, from $46.13 billion a year ago. As per reports, the existing fund is enough to cover only four months of imports. As a result, the administration is disallowing many activities that involve payments in foreign currency. Nora’s performance fell in that category.

According to Anne-Marie Gulde-Wulf, deputy director of the Asia and Pacific Department at the IMF, the International Monetary Fund is preparing to send its first negotiating mission to Bangladesh later this month to hold talks with the government on loans sought by the country. could start. , Stocks are “still at a comfortable level, but the direction is going down,” she said at a media briefing in October. 13. The IMF is discussing an economic program that would include “measures to stabilize the economy and avoid further recession in the economy”.

Nora Fatehi, a much-loved artist in the country, was all set to perform in Dhaka, but unfortunately it seems that the people of Dhaka will have to wait until the financial situation comes under control of the country. I don’t happen. The mesmerizing dancer has given us item numbers like ‘Dilbar’, ‘O Saki Saki’, ‘Nach Meri Rani’ and many more. Coming from a Moroccan-Canadian family, Nora has worked in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. She made her on-screen debut in 2014 with the Hindi film ‘Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans’.

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