Agent banking outlets cross 3,000

Dhaka,  Thu,  24 August 2017
Published : 12 Jun 2017, 15:23:18 | Updated : 12 Jun 2017, 15:26:49

Agent banking outlets cross 3,000

Agent banking outlets cross 3,000
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Agent banking outlets crossed 3,000-mark in the first quarter of this calendar year, a central bank report says. 

The latest quarterly report shows agent banking outlets standing at 3,023 and agents at 1,755 at the end of March. 

Dutch Bangla Bank has the highest number of such outlets totalling 1,423 followed by Bank Asia that has 1,182. 

Until March 31, 14 commercial banks had secured agent banking licences. 

Of them, 11 are now operating their service.

Nine other banks that are already in operation are Al-Arafah Islami Bank, Agrani Bank, First Security Islami Bank, Midland Bank, Modhumoti Bank, Mutual Trust Bank, NRB Commercial Bank, Social Islami Bank and Standard Bank. 
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