Dialogue with the Microfinance Institutions (MFIs)
A dialogue was organised with MFIs as plenary discussion on the Microcredit Summit that is in plan of InM to organise with the participation of Microfinance Institutions of the sector chaired by Professor M. A. Baqui Khalily, Executive Director, InM. The dialogue started at 11:00 am on 23 January 2014 at InM Training Centre, Monsurabad, Dhaka. Sector leaders from ASA International, TMSS, VERC, ARBAN, Coast Trust, RDF, MSS, SSS, RIC, PMUK, RDRS, BEES, DSK, CDIP, BASA, DISA, BRAC- RED, BURO Bangladesh joined in the dialogue. The dialogue steered the need of the summit, which is expected to voice the contribution, status and critical issues confronting by MFIS of Bangladesh in a more structured manner to come out with a mutually agreed way forward. Participation from Regulatory and Government Bodies, Ministries of Bangladesh, Corporate Sectors, Donors, Practitioners, Employees of MFIs, Academicians, Researchers, Media Personnel are highly expected in the summit to share the outputs and reap the expected results substantially. The brainstorming session put forward suggestions and recommendations to make the summit more participatory and effective one.