Bangladeshi governor calls on banks to prevent fraudulent lending


The governor of the Bangladesh Bank, Atiur Rahman, on September 13 said incidents of fraudulent lending have cast "sullying shadows" on the country's banking scene.

While the central bank has created a ‘task force' to tackle the problem, the governor insisted that it is primarily the responsibility of the banks.

Speaking at a Bankers' Meeting at the central bank's headquarters in Dhaka, he acknowledged fraudulent lending can be common, even in developed countries. As such, banks would not be

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