A half-day online workshop on preparedness of banks to mitigate effects of COVID-19 on economic, monetary and financial sector was held on Saturday at the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) in the city.
BIBM Director General Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman presided over the program, said a BIBM press release.
Professor and Director (Training) of BIBM Dr Shah Md Ahsan Habib presented a paper titled ‘Economic, Monetary and Financial Sector Implications of COVID-19: Preparedness of Banks in Bangladesh’, reports BSS.
A good number of participants, including senior bank executives, academicians, media representatives, faculty members of BIBM, took part in the Facebook live discussion workshop.
According to the study, addressing contamination risk of coronavirus (COVID -19) must be at the top in line with national priority.
Former Managing Director of Mutual Trust Bank Limited Anis A Khan, Managing Director of Bangladesh Krishi Bank Limited Md Ali Hossain Prodhania, Managing Director and CEO of Mutual Trust Bank Limited Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Managing Director and CEO of Trust Bank Limited Faruq Mainuddin Ahmed, Country Chief Officer of Standard Chartered Bank Naser Ezaz Bijoy, Professor and Director (RD&C) of BIBM Dr. Prashanta Kumar Banerjee and Professor and Director (DSBM) of BIBM Md Mohiuddin Siddique spoke, among others, at the event.
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