March 21: Managing Director of Bangladesh-based Grameen Trust, Sir A Hai Khan, inaugurated the Pokhara branch of Rastra Utthan Laghubitta Bittiya Sansthan Limited established in honor of Father of Microfinance Professor Mohammed Yunus, chairman of Grameen Trust, Bangladesh.
According to a statement issued by the microfinance company, the visiting MD from Bangladesh inaugurated the branch amid a recent function at Chaauthe, Pokhara - 14.
The program was chaired by Pokhara Metropolitan City ward-14 Chairman Prem Karki and was also attended by Dr Ram Sharan Kharel, chief of Nepal Rastra Bank’s Gandaki Provincial Office.
During the occasion, Grameen Trust’s MD Khan elaborated about the decades old relation of the trust with Nepal Rural Development Organisation (NeRuDO), the main promoter of Rastriya Utthan Laghubitta Bittiya Sansthan Limited (RULBSl) and assured of all support to RULBSL.
Addressing the function as special guest, Dr Kharel, the NRB chief of Gandaki Province, appreciated the role of RULBSL for the uplifting the deprived sector in collaboration with Grameen Trust.
Sudhir Lohani, executive director of RULBSL, shed light about the plans and programmes of the Pokhara branch with collaboration with Grameen Trust.