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BRAC Bank wins Global SME Finance Awards

November 01, 2020 00:00:00

BRAC Bank has received the Global SME Finance Awards in the Silver Category of SME Bank of the Year - Asia. This is the second consecutive year that BRAC Bank has been awarded with this accolade, said a statement.

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the SME Finance Forum jointly organised the 2020 Global SME Finance Awards on a virtual platform. They announced the winners on October 27, 2020.

BRAC Bank's Head of SME Banking Syed Abdul Momen, said: "We are humbled and proud to accept this award, one that sets the bar for recognizing excellence in SME banking. The challenges of 2020 have necessitated even higher levels of service quality, innovative thinking, and partnership: all towards the singular goal of access to finance and financial inclusion."

Commenting on the win BRAC Bank's Managing Director and CEO, Selim RF Hussain, said: "Our SME team has delivered yet again, and this award is an acknowledgment of their tireless efforts and strive for excellence. With its network of 456 SME unit offices, BRAC Bank's focus has always been on SMEs and it will remain there for a long time. The bank takes financing solutions to the doorsteps of the SME entrepreneurs in both rural and semi-urban Bangladesh." He added, "We are proud of recognitions that value our purposes".

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