RAJSHAHI Speakers at a programme said branch level
officials and employees of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) should be
committed to uphold transparency and accountability in banking activities for
ensuring farmers-friendly banking.
The board of directors of the bank made these observations while taking
part in the discussion of RAKUB's 509th board meeting here yesterday with
Chairman Nazrul Islam in the chair.
RAKUB is operating its activities as the largest development partner in
all the 16 northwest districts of Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions targeting
agricultural sector and all its sub-sectors.
RAKUB Managing Director AKM Sazedur Rahman Khan and Directors Tariqul
Islam, Humayun Kabir Khandaker, Deb Dulal Dhali, Tofaz Uddin Ahmed and
Muhammad Ali addressed the meeting.
Managing Director Sazedur Rahman said RAKUB is working for bringing all
existing agricultural potential sectors and sub-sectors under qualitative and
quantitative investments for making the region's agro-based economy more
The meeting noted that the bank's administrative and operational
activities must be more transparent and accountable for boosting agricultural
Terming the farmers as the vital force to boost up the agricultural
production, the speakers expressed their commitment to protect the farmers'
interests as a whole.
The meeting reviewed the overall activities of the bank and took some
important decisions relating to its operational and administrative matters.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)