Tuesday, 30 May, 2023

Experts for expanding mobile banking services

Experts at a roundtable on Thursday underscored the need for expanding mobile banking to ensure sustainable financial services.

They made the observation at the roundtable on compliance of the financial services industry, organised by Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad at Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) auditorium in the city, reports BSS.

Planning Minister MA Mannan attended the roundtable as the chief guest while Chairman of Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman presided over it.

In his speech, Mannan said the number of the Mobile Financial Service (MFS) accounts are now around 10 crore and 47 percent of the account holders are women.

He urged the authorities concerned to ensure strict surveillance as the involvement of people in this sector are increasing.