Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited organized the School Banking Conference-2023 at Hotel Sea Palace in Coxsbazar on March 04, 2023 as the lead bank in cooperation with all scheduled banks operating in Coxsbazar district under the overall supervision of Bangladesh Bank. In the School Banking Conference-2023, the Executive Director of Bangladesh Bank, Chattogram Office, Mr. A B M Zahurul Huda attended the conference as the chief guest. The Additional Managing Director & COO of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited Mr. M. Akhter Hossain presided over in the program while the ADC (Education & ICT) of Coxsbazar district Mrs. Tapti Chakma, the Additional Director of Bangladesh Bank Head Office Mr. Md. Iqbal Mohsin and the Joint Director Mr. Jahangir Alam were also present as Special guests and delivered speech. Otherwise the Head of Risk Management Division & Financial Inclusion and lead Bank representative of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited Mr. Md. Ashfaqul Haque, the SEVP and Agrabad Branch Manager Mr. Rashed Sarwar and the IFIC Bank's representative Mr. Mosharaf Hossain also delivered speech in the conference. The Head of Public Relations and Bank Foundation of Shahjalal Islami Bank Limited Mr. Md. Shamsuddoha (Shimu) moderated in the program. There were more than 600 students and teachers from various schools of Coxsbazar district participated in the event.
In the event, the speakers encouraged the students to save and highlighted the necessity of saving in the life of people in the future. Moreover, the school informs the students about banking and provides them with the necessary guidance to inculcate the mindset of savings. The discussants mentioned in their speech that the significant amount of deposits of students in the banking sector is highly commendable. The negotiators appealed to all the teachers present to take care of the future of school children so that they are well developed and those students who are engaged in efforts to build themselves capable by overcoming hundreds of obstacles, to bring them under the scope of school banking.
The school banking conference-2023 organized throughout the day included children's rhymes, poetry recitation, dance performance, dance performance with native songs, school banking related video presentation, quiz competition, prize distribution, Rakhine dance performance by Coxsbazar artists and distribution of gifts among the students together, a festive atmosphere was created.