KUALA LUMPUR: 16 June 2021 – SME Bank, an agency supervised by the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives and mandated to nurture and develop the country's SME sector, fully supports the National Recovery Plan announced by the YAB Prime Minister.
Group President/Chief Executive Officer SME Bank, Aria Putera Ismail said, “The National Recovery Plan announced by the YAB Prime Minister provides a clear picture of how the country will move out of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis and the efforts to redevelop the economy. Most importantly, all parties need to work together to ensure that this National Recovery Plan succeeds in achieving its goals.”
Aria added, “SME Bank will use the details provided by the Government to further strengthen the Bank’s existing plans to assist SME entrepreneurs who have long been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the first MCO until now, SME Bank has offered various forms of assistance to all its customers.”
Overall, the country's banking sector remains committed to helping entrepreneurs sustain and grow their businesses during these difficult times. This is because the sustainability of their business will influence the performance of the country’s banking industry. Each application for financial assistance or business development will be given utmost consideration in accordance with existing guidelines and policies.
To the community in general, assistance on financial management can be obtained professionally and free of charge through services provided by AKPK under the supervision of Bank Negara Malaysia.
For SME Bank customers and SME entrepreneurs, you can contact the SME Bank Customer Service Center at 03-26037700 or visit the official website www.smebank.com.my or the Bank's official social media platforms for more information on how SME Bank can assist you.