As a private sector bank, the effort of the IFIC Bank to open 1000 uposhakha (Sub branch) by opening an uposhakha in Mujibnagar will help achieving the ultimate goal of ensuring inclusive banking, Salman F Rahman, Advisor to the Prime Minister for Private Sector Industry and Investment
He was addressing the opening of 1000th sub-branch of IFIC Bank as chief guest on Saturday in Mujibnagar, the land where the Provisional Government of Bangladesh was formed, and solemnly took the oath.
On Saturday, IFIC Bank made history as the first bank in Bangladesh to establish its 1000th uposhakha by inaugurating a new uposhakha in historic Mujibnagar, Meherpur.
Farhad Hossain, Minister of State for Ministry of Public Administration was present as the special guest in the 1000 uposhakha milestone celebration ceremony organized at Mujibnagar Liberation War Memorial Auditorium.
Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate of Meherpur Dr. Mohammad Munsur Alam Khan, Meherpur District Superintendent of Police Md. Rafiul Alam, General Secretary of Meherpur District Awami League & Chairman of Gangni Upazila M. A. Khalek, Managing Director (Acting) Syed Mansur Mustafa, Members of the Board of Directors & Deputy Managing Directors and Senior Officials of IFIC Bank, including local dignitaries and journalists were also present at the event.
In his speech as the special guest, State Minister Farhad Hossain praised the bank's efforts in inaugurating IFIC Bank's uposhakha in historic Mujibnagar and ensuring inclusive banking.
He also mentioned that this footstep of the IFIC Bank of Mujibnagar will play an important role in the future to advance the agriculture-based rural economy of Meherpur.
Speakers also said that IFIC Bank has achieved the milestone of 1000 uposhakha with the aim of building the country's largest banking network with state-of-the-art banking technology.