Roundtable Discussion on “CMSMEs’ Access to Finance in Bangladesh: Scope for Alternative Financing Options” held at BIBM14-08-2022
Dhaka, 11 August, 2022:
A half day long roundtable discussion was held at the Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) auditorium on 11 August, 2022. Mr. Ahmed Jamal, Chairman of BIBM Executive Committee and Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank was present in the roundtable discussion as the chief guest. Dr. Ashraf Al Mamun, Associate Professor & Director (Research, Development & Consultancy) of BIBM delivered welcome address. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Director General of BIBM chaired the program.
A paper “CMSMEs’ Access to Finance in Bangladesh: Scope for Alternative Financing Options” was presented in the program by Dr. Md. Mosharref Hossain, Associate Professor of BIBM. Other members of the research team were Dr. Ashraf Al Mamun, Associate Professor & Director (Research, Development & Consultancy) of BIBM; Mahmud Salahuddin Naser, Director of Bangladesh Bank and Faculty Member (on Deputation) of BIBM; Mohammad Shahidul Islam of First Vice President Dhaka Bank Limited.
Dr. Barkat-e-Khuda, Dr. Muzaffer Ahmad Chair Professor of BIBM & Former Professor of Dhaka University; Md. Ali Hossain Prodhania, Supernumerary Professor of BIBM; Md. Arfan Ali, Former President and Managing Director, Bank Asia Limited made comments as designated discussants.
A good number of participants including senior bank executives, academicians, media representatives, faculty members of BIBM took part in the roundtable discussion. ######