Islami Bank Officers’ Welfare Association held a seminar on “SDGs and Banking Industry in Bangladesh” at CIRDAP Auditorium in the capital on Saturday.
Md Mahbub ul Alam, Managing Director and CEO of the bank presided over the seminar.
Professor Dr Md Selim Uddin, FCA, FCMA, Chairman, Executive Committee of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited moderated the seminar where Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman, Director General of Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) and SA Chowdhury, Former Managing Director of Sonali Bank were panel discussants.
Md Siddiqur Rahman, Senior Executive Vice President presented the key note paper while Muhammad Qaisar Ali, Additional Managing Director, Abu Reza Md Yeahia, Taher Ahmed Chowdhury, Md Abdul Jabbar and Md Omar Faruk Khan Deputy Managing Directors and AKM Rezaul Karim, Secretary of the Association were also present there.
AKM Mahbub Morshed, President of the Association addressed the welcome speech at the seminar where senior officials of Bangladesh Bank, BIBM, others Schedule Banks and financial institutions also attended.
Speakers at the seminar insisted on significant contributions by the banking sector in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and reduction of gender discrimination at all levels, including the workplaces.
The speakers also urged all to work together to achieve the SDGs.