Baghlan Business to Bank Roundtable
Date: November 17-18, 2013
During November 17-18, 2013, a roundtable between banks and businesses was held in Pul-e-khumri city of Baghlan province. 60 businesses have participated from manufacturing, trade, and services sectors of the economy. The program was attended by number of government directorates in Baghlan province including the directorate of DAB. Five ABA member banks namely Afghanistan International Bank (AIB), Azizi Bank, First Microfinance Bank (FMFB), Ghazanfar Bank and Maiwand Bank provided detailed presentations on their products and services. In addition to banks, two microfinance institutions- Islamic Investment and Finance Cooperative Group (IIFCG) and Oxus Afghanistan have also presented their products to the businesses. Through business to banks matchmaking sessions, 5 concept notes have been drafted.