Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN) – Sonali Bank Limited, the country’s largest commercial bank, has launched online and SMS banking services to provide better services to their clients using modern technology, officials said in Dhaka Thursday.

“We’ll provide instant service like interest rate, account statement, exchange rates and other necessary information to our clients through SMS banking,” Deputy General Manager of the state-owned commercial bank Hasan Iqbal told BBN in the capital,Dhaka.

He also said local vendors Beximco Computers Limited and Software Shop Limited Wireless provided the technical support for installing the system.

“We’ll initially provide the services from our 53 branches out of 1181 across the country,” Mr. Hasan said, adding that the bank has planned to bring more braches under the service gradually. 

BBN/SS/SI/AD-24July09-12:50 am (BST)