Bangladesh Bank (BB) published its first journal namely “Thoughts of Banking and Finance”, on Tuesday. Governor Dr Atiur Rahman launched the journal at a programme at the Bangladesh Bank Training Academy (BBTA) in the city.
Addressing the luncheon programme, he said there is no alternative to the research to expedite development process, and local research process should be strengthened to maintain the pace of development.
Referring to the different steps of the central bank including low rate lending to the agriculture sector, the governor said research should be done on the impact of such initiatives to make them more effective.
He said the banking sector already adopted many modern technologies those warrant proper review and research so the central bank can take steps to ensure their utmost benefit to the people.
BBTA Executive Director Ataur Rahman presided over the the programme addressed by BB Deputy Governor SK Sur Chowdhury and senior adviser of the United Nations’ Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Dr Hamid Rashid.