RAKUB directors want farmers’ friendly banking activities

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)