A workshop on “Green Banking & SME Finance” organized by Pubali Bank Dhaka North Region was held recently. Managing Director of Pubali Bank Ltd (PBL) Md. Abdul Halim Chowdhury was present as Chief Guest. Deputy Managing Director of Pubali Bank Ltd. Safiul Alam Khan Chowdhury, GM of Bangladesh Bank Swapan Kumar Roy, DGM of Bangladesh Bank S. M. Mohsin Hossain were present as Special Guests.
In his speech Managing Director of Pubali Bank Ltd. Md. Abdul Halim Chowdhury said, “SME sector is playing the most important role to boost up the economy of the country. This sector is contributing in Poverty eradication, creating new employment, empowering women and making new entrepreneurs”. He said, “Pubali Bank Ltd. is playing an important role by distributing loan to small and medium entrepreneurs on simple condition under the guideline of Bangladesh Bank”. He said, “Green Banking is a worldwide popular concept now-a-days.
Banking sector can play an important role by funding to the industry which is harmful for the environment.” He informed that Bangladesh Bank has formed an ethical committee to purify the banks of the country. Pubali Bank is working according to the direction of that committee.
In his speech Deputy Managing Director Safiul Alam Khan Chowdhury said, “Pubali Bank is socially responsible and concerned about environmental matters. The bank takes eco-friendly projects and firmly determined to implement those projects.” He said, Pubali Bank provides the best banking services to its customers. The bank is is playing an important role to ensure economic growth as a eco-friendly bank.
General Manager of Credit Division of the bank Habibur Rahman, GM and RM of Dhaka North Region Dewan Jamil Masud, Branch Managers of Dhaka North Region and other Executives were also present at the workshop.