Seminar “Bangladesh Financial Sector: Opportunities, Regulations, Products and Services, Amanah Banqueting Hall, London, 9th September 2015
UKBCCI hosted a major and highly significant seminar looking at the banking and financial sector in Bangladesh, its advancement and how its benefitting business. There were also some very senior personnel from the sector who were present along with dignitaries and VIPs, UKBCCI members as well as members of the media.
The opening speech in welcoming everyone was given by Bajloor Rashid MBE, President of UKBCCI, followed by Mr Abrar A. Anwar, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank, Bangladesh, who spoke of the importance of the banking system and its forward movement in Bangladesh along with how it can be a bridge between there and the UK.
Chairman of UKBCCI, Iqbal Ahmed OBE, and Founder of NRB Bank Ltd in Bangladesh, also gave a comprehensive analysis of the banking system in his speech.
UKBCCI was also highly honoured and grateful to have the chief guest Honourable Governor, Bangladesh Bank, Dr. Atiur Rahman and Special Guest, Deputy High Commissioner of Bangladesh to UK Mr Khondker M. Talha, who, each in their capacity, gave eloquent and in-depth speeches on the banking and financial sector in Bangladesh and the increasingly positive climate it is creating for business and the overall economy in the country.
In addition, Mr Shafquat Hossain, Head Retail Products & Segments, Standard Chartered Bank, gave a Powerpoint presentation on the highly efficient Bangladeshi banking system.
Additional speeches were given by Ruzina Hasan, Director, UK Trade & Investment, Head, Trade Investment, British High Commission, Bangladesh and Baroness Pola Uddin.