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SAARC FINANCE seminar tomorrow

DHAKA, Dec 18, 2018 (BSS) - A day-long SAARC FINANCE Seminar on "Impacts of Mobile Financial Services (MFS) in the SAARC Region" will be held tomorrow at the Sonargaon Hotel in the city.

Bangladesh Bank's SAARC FINANCE Cell of the research department is

organising the seminar, said a press release here today.

BB Governor Fazle Kabir will inaugurate the seminar as the chief guest while BB's Deputy Governor Abu Hena Mohd Razee Hasan will preside the session.

Former Dhaka University Finance Department Professor Dr MA Baqui Khalily will deliver the theme paper in the seminar.

Some of the renowned economists' along with the chief of different

research institutions and experienced bankers of the country will also be present as session chairs and panelists of different events.

Delegates from the central banks of SAARC countries and high officials from Bangladesh Bank, different ministries of Bangladesh Government, national and international officials of different institutions will participate in the seminar.

The seminar will contribute to accelerate the financial inclusion drive and recommend how it can contribute more to ensuring sustainable economic growth in the region. In addition, this seminar will also discuss and analyze how more secure and cost effective remittance inflows among the SAARC member countries can be brought under the aegis of MFS.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)