Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Former governor of the Bangladesh Bank (BB) Dr. Atiur Rahman left Dhaka early Sunday for Washington DC at the invitation of Kaushik Basu, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of World Bank (WB), to share his experience in innovative central banking with senior officials of the WB and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
In addition to speaking on ‘Innovations in Monetary Policies’ in a special seminar to be chaired by Dr. Kaushik Basu, Mr. Rahman will speak on ‘Green Financing and Sustainable Development’ in another seminar at the WB headquarters.
He will also be the keynote speaker in a special seminar on ‘Financial Inclusion and Inclusive Growth’ at the IMF, which will be chaired by Changyong Rhee, Director of the IMF.
Besides, Professor Rahman will exchange views with experts and high officials of WB and IMF on contemporary development issues and developmental role of the central banks.
He will attend a dinner hosted by Kaushik Basu, where nobel laureate George Arkelof and other dignitaries will be present.

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