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Bankers for promotion of green banking

January 17, 2018 00:00:00

Senior bankers at a training session have asked the field level bankers to promote and expedite the green banking for promoting eco-friendly banking practices alongside bolstering the economy both in rural and urban areas. They were addressing the inaugural session of a five-day training titled 'Green Finance and Financial Inclusion' in Rajshahi city on Monday, reports BSS.

Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) organised the training where a total of 32 bankers participated.

RAKUB Managing Director Rafiqul Alam addressed the session as the Chief Guest. RAKUB General Manager (Administration) Mozammel Haque was present as the Special Guest and spoke at the inaugural session, chaired by Principal of the institution Ataur Rahman.

In his address, Rafiqul Islam said the higher authorities concerned should also encourage the general people about the green banking practices. The central bank should supervise commercial banks whether they are practising green banking, he added.

He also urged the ground level officers to be more proactive towards promotion of green finance and financial inclusion.

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