Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)- A two-day long strategic planning workshop of Bangladesh Bank (BB) titled `Moving towards excellence’ held at Dhaka Regency Hotel’s Celebration Hall on Friday. 
The sessions started with playing of national anthem and a one-minute silence in remembrance of lately deceased ex-BB Governor Lutfor Rahman Sarker, a BB statement said on Sunday.
 After a welcome address by Executive Director in charge of Strategic Planning Unit Md. Ahsan Ullah, Deputy Governors addressed the meeting pointing out different aspects of Bank’s strategies and performance that the workshop should focus on. 
Governor Dr. Atiur Rahman in his inspirational and motivational address highlighted diverse facets of central bank’s functions in which the workshop should review progress and chart progress path for way forward. In particular, 
The central bank chief pointed out BB’s well acknowledged successes in bolstering macroeconomic stability and moderating inflation; while also mentioning media reports about alleged weaknesses in financial sector supervision with reference to recent scam episodes. 
He stressed the need for upgrading BB’s communication practices for effective dissemination of BB’s stances. He urged all in the workshop to rise to the occasion in charting an exciting progress path ahead for BB towards excellence.
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