Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– A five-day long ‘Banking Fair Bangladesh 2015’ has been opened on Tuesday aiming to build a banking nation through boosting financial inclusion initiatives.
Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Dr. Atiur Rahman formally inaugurated the fair at Bangla Academy in the capital Dhaka to cover a wide array of events, including financial literacy campaign, seminars and debates on contemporary economic and banking issues.
“We’re organizing the fair for achieving sustainable economic growth with bringing more unbanked people into the banking network,” BB Governor Dr. Rahman explained.
He also said the fair will help building a banking nation with raising public awareness about banking products and services, and expanding financial literacy programs.
All 56 scheduled banks, six non-banking financial institutions (NBFIs) and seven financial services related arganisations are taking part at the fair to display their products and services, according to the organizers.
The fair will be opened for general people from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm.