Day-1 [12 November 2014 Wednesday]


Date & Time: 12 November 2014 at 10.00 am to 12.30 pm

Tentative number of guests: 500-600

Types of guests:

Selective government officials & representatives, officials of Ministry of Industries, Ministry of Finance, ERD and Bangladesh Bank, Chairman/MD/AMD/DMD/Head SMEs & Head of CRM of all banks and NBFIs, trade body leaders and representatives, donor agencies representatives, academicians, researchers, print and electronic media journalists etc.


Guests in the stage

Chief Guest                    Mr. Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Honorable Member of the Parliament & Minister of Finance

Special Guest            Dr. Atiur Rahman, Governor, Bangladesh Bank

Chairman                  Mr. K M Habib Ullah, Chairman, SME Foundation


Opening Remarks     Dr. Syed Md. Ihsanul Karim, Managing Director, SME Foundation

Special Remarks       Mr. Md. Masum Patwary, General Manager, SME & Special Programs Department, Bangladesh Bank

Vote of thanks            Mr. S M Shaheen Anwar, General Manager, SME Foundation


Events in the inauguration ceremony

  • Documentary on the activities of SME Foundation & BB
  • Loan distribution to selective SME clients
  • SME Banking Award-2014
  • Crest and memento to the stage guests

Other programs in day-1; after the inauguration

  1. 1.   Match making events for women entrepreneurs
  2. 2.   Display of SME loans products of different banks and NBFIs.
  3. 3.   Meet the SME officials of different banks and NBFIs