BB official calls for strengthening school banking

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RANGPUR, Sept 30, 2018 (BSS) – Senior officials of Bangladesh Bank (BB)
have said the school banking system is generating wide interest among
students in creating savings habit to ultimately help them ensuring financial
security in future.

“School banking system is one of the vital initiatives taken under the
BB’s financial inclusion programme and students can open bank accounts at
Taka 10 to make financial transactions,” said executive director of BB’s
Rangpur Branch Zoarder Ismail Hossain while addressing a conference here on
Saturday as chief guest.

Earlier, Hossain inaugurated the school banking conference organised by
One Bank Limited through releasing balloons on Zila Parishad Community Centre
ground.

Before the conference, a colourful rally was brought out on the city
streets. Hundreds of school students and officials of all commercial banks of
the city participated in the rally.

With senior assistant vice-president of Rangpur branch of One Bank Limited
Shudhir Das in the chair, general manager of BB’s Rangpur branch Zulqarnine
attended the event as special guest.

Later, specially produced documentary films were screened on the school
banking system and financial education followed by arranging quiz
competitions for students and distribution of prizes among the winner
students.

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