BB wins int’l award for mobile banking

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has won an international award for promoting financial inclusion policies.

bb awardThe Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), a global network of financial policymakers from developing and emerging countries, awarded the BB for its outstanding contribution in making policy for mobile banking, said BB Deputy Governor Abul Quasem at a press conference at its headquarters on Wednesday.

The announcement of the award was made by the AFI at its Global Policy Forum (GPF) meeting in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago today.

The AFI has introduced the AFI Policy Award this year to illustrate and promote successful financial inclusion polices within the AFI Network.

The global network is working together to increase access to appropriate financial services for the poor.