Mobile Banking in Bangladesh generates Tk 994cr daily: Muhith
12:00 AM, September 14, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:57 AM, September 14, 2018

Daily transaction via mobile banking Tk 994cr: Muhith

Mobile banking is increasingly getting popular in Bangladesh, generating Tk 994 crore in daily transactions on an average, Finance Minister AMA Muhith told parliament yesterday.

In reply to lawmakers' queries, the minister said the total number of mobile banking customers stands at 6.4 crore.

“Of them, 3.6 crore are doing transaction actively,” he said.

Responding to another query, Muhith said Bangladesh received commitments amounting to $14.61 billion in foreign assistance from different countries and donor agencies in 2017-18.

Of the sum, $14.23 billion was loan and $380.73 million grants.

Muhith said the amount of disbursed foreign assistance was $6.29 billion last fiscal year.

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