Padma Bank Limited shifted its branch in Cumilla city to a new location.
The bank has relocated its branch from the town’s Professor Para to Shamsunnahar Tower at Chawk Bazar bus stand in Kotwali thana in an effort to ease banking services and transactions for its thousands of customers in the in the eastern Bangladesh’s town famous for its homespun Khadi clothing and rashmalai sweetmeats.
Freedom Fighter A.K.M Bahauddin Bahar MP inaugurated the newly moved branch as the chief guest at a ceremony on Thursday. Cumilla City mayor Mohammad Monirul Haq Sacchu was the special guest on the occasion, said a press release.
Dr. Hasan Taher Imam, vice chairman of the bank presided over the opening ceremony. Senior bank officials, local dignitaries and local journalists attended the function.
On the occasion, A.K.M Bahauddin Bahar MP was accorded a reception by Padma Bank authorities for his bravery during the glorious 1971 war of independence and for his contribution to the development of the country.
In his speech Dr. Hasan Taher Imam said, “We believe in building relationship with customer and nurture it further. We have launched new products to provide better and varied services for the clients,”
“One of our major goals is to ensure financial security to our clients. And we are doing it just because we’re a responsible financial institution,” he added.
Launched on January 29 this year, Padma Bank is one of the fourth generation financial institutions having 57 branches spread all over the country. Some 68 percent of the bank’s share is owned by four state-owned banks – Sonali, Janata, Agrani and Rupali – and leading state-run investor, Investment Corporation of Bangladesh.