Dutch-Bangla Bank Limited (DBBL) has installed a co-branded ATM booth at Bangladesh Bank’s premises, Chittagong. Mr. S.K. Sur Chowdhury, Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank (BB) inaugurated the ATM booth by drawing money through DBBL Nexus Card on September 19, 2013. Mr. Nirmal Chandra Bhakta, Executive Director of Bangladesh Bank, Mr. Mohammad Masum Kamal Bhuiyan, General Manager, Bangladesh Bank, Chittagong Office, Mr. K.S. Tabrez, Managing Director of Dutch-Bangla Bank were present at the inauguration program. This ATM is linked to BB’s computerized database for authorizing online ATM transactions using debit cards.
Mr. S.K. Sur Chowdhury in his oration profusely lauded the role of Dutch-Bangla Bank for adopting modern and latest IT technology for rendering modern banking services to the doorsteps of the customers. The Governor also mentioned that the employees of Bangladesh Bank would be able to withdraw their salary from all the ATM of DBBL including the one installed today at the BB premises, Chittagong. He praised the IT Division of BB for successfully integrating BB’s system with the ATM network of DBBL using its own resources.
Mr. K.S. Tabrez, Managing Director of DBBL acknowledged the policies and support of the Bangladesh Bank has provided to digitize the banking system of the country. He further mentioned that DBBL’s products and services are strongly supported by IT infrastructure and online banking facilities which are upgraded and expanded on a continuous basis. Many of DBBL’s services including online banking and ATM services are offered free of cost or at affordable cost.
Among others, senior officials of both the organizations were present at the occasion.