People are using the banks for various purposes like for admission (at educational institutions), receiving healthcare, and for constructing houses,” she said.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said her government has created scope for people to use banks and both state-owned and private banks are reaping benefits.
‘We’ve taken steps to build a habit of using banks among the people and they’re using banks for various purposes like for admission (at educational institutions), receiving healthcare, and for constructing houses,” she said.
“Both state owned and private banks are benefiting from it,” Sheikh Hasina added.
The prime minister made the remarks while receiving blankets from the Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB) at her official Ganabhaban residence in Dhaka, on Saturday evening, reports BSS.
Thirty six banks under the BAB donated 2,700,000 blankets to the Prime Minister’s Relief and Welfare Fund at the function.
Reiterating that her aim is to ensure the welfare of the people, Sheikh Hasina said she does not feel tired when she works for the people.
“When I work for the people, I don’t become tired … if people stay well, that is my great achievement,” she said.
Among others, BAB Chairman Nazrul Islam Mazumdar spoke at the function, while the PM’s Private Industry and Investment Affairs Adviser, Salman F Rahman, and Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed were present at the function.