Bangladesh Bank Governor announced that the central bank will soon launch a digital bank in the country. He also revealed plans to introduce an online real-time credit rating system and issue national debt cards.
Governor made these statements as the chief guest at the first Digital Transformation Summit 2023, organized by the Association of Bankers Bangladesh Limited (ABB). Governor highlighted the importance of corporate governance and tackling non-performing loans in the banking sector. The governor further stated that Bangladesh has successfully implemented the Digital Bangladesh vision and is now aiming to achieve the Smart Bangladesh vision. The country also aims to make 75% of transactions cashless.