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BB gets AFI award as a role model: Atiur
Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Atiur Rahman on Sunday said the central bank has been given the AFI award as a role model for its role in financial inclusion.

“Bangladesh Bank’s strategy was appreciated by other countries,” he said referring to its recent win of Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Policy Award.

The governor was addressing an agreement signing ceremony at Bangladesh Bank bbconference room in the city.

At the function, a Memorandum of  nderstanding (MoU) was signed between the Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Division and the Trust Bank Limited.

The governor also said Bangladesh Bank has been working to build Bangladesh as a ‘digital country’.

Under the agreement, Trust Bank will provide concessional loan to the ICT freelancers who was trained up by the ICT Division.

Each of the freelancers, aged between 21 and 61 years, will get loan between Tk 20,000 and Tk 70,000 from the Trust Bank with the highest interest rate of 14 percent against the normal rate of 17-18 percent.

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