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Palak: Banking sector to be digitalized in 5 years

  • Published at 09:29 pm January 17th, 2020
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File photo: State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak from the meeting room of the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs via video conference at the inaugural ceremony of a computer training course under a neurodevelopmental disorders project on Sunday, January 27, 2019 Courtesy

'All financial institutions will be brought under digital interoperable and digital transaction'

State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak has said Bangladesh's banking sector will be digitalised within the next five years. 

"All financial institutions will be brought under digital interoperable and digital transaction," he said, according to a PID handout. 

He announced this while talking at Millennium's "Tahkik" audit system inauguration program at a city hotel on Friday, reports UNB.

Among others, Ali Reza Iftekhar, chairman, Bangladesh Bankers Association, Niaz Ahmed, chairman, Millennium, and AKM Nurul Fazal Bulbul, vice-chairman, Islamic Banks Consultative Forum (IBCF), spoke at the program.