Considering the prevalent COVID-19 pandemic related disruptions, it has been decided that foreign owned/controlled companies operating in Bangladesh irrespective of their respective sectors may have access to any short term working capital loans from their parent companies/shareholders abroad to meet actual needs of paying wages and salary to staff in Bangladesh for up to a period of 3 months’ now, regardless of their length of engagement in manufacturing or services output activities. The tenure period of this loan can be for a period of one year and can be extended for an additional period of one year if required.