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Dhaka Bank PLC. and Visa inaugurated the co-branded debit card for WeGro farmers

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On 25th April 2024, the representatives of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) met with different types of farmers working with and benefiting from the organizations like WeGro Technologies Limited and iPAGE Global Inc. at Satiantola, Bogura Sadar, Bogura.

Also, in this meeting members from Dhaka Bank PLC. and Visa were present for the inauguration the co-branded debit card for WeGro farmers. With this card, WeGro farmers can access their Dhaka Bank PLC. loans and purchase essential inputs such as seeds, fertilizers, etc. from the input centres around them. This card is a milestone towards the digitalization of financial services for farmers in Bangladesh, especially in rural areas where farmers are doing cashless transactions.

The representatives of Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) talked with around 30 small farmers to hear their challenges and how WeGro and bank are changing their working conditions and income level. In front of them Dhaka Bank PLC. team opened the bank accounts for a few farmers within a very short time and also issued co-branded debit visa card which was appreciated by the Swiss team.

In this program, Rosenthaler, Head of Section Asia; Markus Baechler, Programme Manager; Rebecca Bucherer
Thematic Regional Adviser – PSE and Inclusive Development; Ameena Chowdhury, Programme Manager and Syeda Zinia Rashid, Senior Programme Officer, Mr. H.M. Mostafizur Rahaman, Executive Vice President & Head of Retail Business and Md. Katebur Rahman, Senior Vice President & Head of Agriculture Banking Unit represented Dhaka Bank PLC. Siraj Siddiquey Shakil, Director of Product and Solution at Visa South Asia was present in the meeting.

The program was a follow-up visit by the SDC to observe and exchange views of many stakeholders benefiting from the work of the agriculture based impact start-ups WeGro and iPAGE. Both organizations were the recipients of the Biniyog Briddhi IRMF impact fund, which focused on scaling the impact of these enterprises. B-Briddhi is a multi-year partnership between the Embassy of Switzerland in Bangladesh, Roots of Impact, LightCastle Partners, and other stakeholders including investors, private sector organizations, incubators, and support organizations for impact enterprises. The impact enterprises were represented by: Mashrur H. Shurid, Chief Executive Officer at iPAGE Global Inc., Md. Mahmudur Rahman, Chief Executive Officer and Md. Alvi Rahman, Chief Operating Officer of WeGro Technologies Limited.

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AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM

EMRANUL HUQ

MANAGING DIRECTOR & CEO OF DHAKA BANK LIMITED

Dear Valued Patrons,

At the very onset, let me express my heartiest gratitude for allowing us to serve you and I also wanted to reach out to you directly with an assurance that Dhaka Bank is fully equipped to support you during this difficult time.

Last couple of weeks ago we all were living in a peaceful condition, performing our daily tasks freely and perfectly. Entire economy and business environment was also in a good shape, until COVID-19 put a forceful stoppage to the overall life style and economy of the world. We all know that social distancing and cleanliness are the keys to prevent this pandemic. Hence, we urge your conscious effort to limiting public interaction and suspending wherever possible.

YOUR SAFETY MEANS EVERYTHING TO US
In this current situation, Dhaka Bank and its employees are beside you where we are fully online, either working from home or at our offices under a robust Business Continuity Plan (BCP) to serve you with limited branch banking and a full-fledged alternate delivery channel services.

WE WILL TAKE CARE OF YOUR BANKING NEEDS
Our state of the art Mobile App, Dhaka Bank GO (Click https://bit.ly/2WVfieu) and Internet Banking - Dhaka Bank Direct gives you the freedom of banking online anytime from anywhere. You can check the balance and transfer money to any designated Banks including any Dhaka Bank or bKash Account, make utility bill payments and mobile top-up through our Mobile App and Internet Banking Services. Our ATMs are also running efficiently with availability of sufficient cash for your convenience where you can make cash withdrawals whenever the need arises. Mentionable, the withdrawal of cash from any ATMs within Bangladesh with Dhaka Bank Debit Cards are absolutely free of charges up till April 30, 2020 (Dhaka Bank will bear the cost). Our corporate customers can also use our completely safe and secured online platform Dhaka Bank C-Solution for Payments, Inter Bank Fund Transfers, etc.

Moreover, to fulfill your urgent requirement, we have a limited no. of branches up and running by ensuring all kinds of precautionary and safety measures for you.

GET IN TOUCH IF YOU ARE IN EXTREME EMERGENCY
In case of extreme emergency and facing difficulties in conducting banking transactions, please let us know through our 24/7 Contact Center number 16474 (or, dial +8809678016474 for ISD/Overseas Calls). We are always with you to combat your difficulties.

WE WILL FREQUENTLY UPDATE YOU
As you know we are going through a critical phase and the situation is novel to all of us. We are getting lot of new information from various sources everyday about COVID-19 which will be shared at www.dhakabankltd.com.

Thank you for your trust and continued support to us. I firmly believe that jointly we will be able to combat this situation and win against all the odds.

Please stay home, stay safe and take care of yourself and family.

Best regards,

Emranul Huq
Managing Director & CEO
Dhaka Bank Limited

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