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Ensure 'whistleblowing' to protect against irregularities

BB Governor Kabir urges at anti-money laundering conference

February 23, 2020 00:00:00

Bangladesh Bank (BB) Governor Fazle Kabir underscored the need for ensuring the 'Whistleblowing' system in the banking sector for protecting the banking industry from irregularities, reports BSS.

"Banking sector is playing a vital role in developing the country's economy. If we ensure the 'whistleblowing' perfectly, we can protect the irregularities in banking industry," he said while speaking as the chief guest at an anti-money laundering conference at a resort in Habiganj, said a press release.

Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) and the Association of Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officers and Bank in Bangladesh (AACOBB) organised the conference.

Head of the Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) Abu Hena Mohd Razee Hassan attended the conference as the special guest. Executive Director of the Bangladesh Bank Sylhet Office Kezi Enayet Hossain was also present at the conference.

Fazle Kabir also said that the country is moving forward by building strong financial and service sectors for achieving the goals of Vision-2021 and Vision-2041.

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