CEFI Head of Training Jill Pijui and BPNG Manager for Banking Supervision Department, Sabina Deklin lectured on roles and functions of CEFI and BPNG and the new financial inclusion 2021-2025 currently under formulation. The sessions were attended by 22 students undergoing third-year banking and finance studies. The focus of the guest lectures was to provide the students with insights into national agenda for financial inclusion, CEFI’s mandate in monitoring financial inclusion expansion and its strategic partnership with government agencies and private sectors to improve citizens access to formal financial services. Sabina Deklin, Manager for Banking Supervision and Jeffery Yombon, Manager in charge of Research with BPNG spoke on the regulatory and supervisory function of the central bank. The managers lectured on the its supervisory roles in managing the licensed financial institutions, the superfunds and insurance industry and prudent management of inflation. The sessions also forged a partnership between CEFI and BPNG with UPNG banking and finance department to support the students’ exposure and network with the banking and finance sector. The were invited by CEFI to attend the launch of country’s first online Microfinance Digital Course for microfinance professionals on Friday 03 September.