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Amãna Bank extends its reach and access with 14 Self Banking Centres islandwide

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In view of providing greater access to people to experience the non-interest based participatory banking concept, Amãna Bank has strengthened its reach with the establishment of 14 Self Banking Centres islandwide. 

Expanding its reach to 43 service points, including its 29 full service branches, the Self Banking Centres facilitates the bank’s customer with round the clock cash and cheque deposits facilities while cash withdrawal capabilities are also facilitated in selected centres. 

Commenting on the expansion of Self Banking Centres, the Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Azmeer stated: “Having opened multiple Self Banking Centres, we have received overwhelming responses from our customers for the added convenience we have provided them. While we plan to expand this concept to many regions, our goal is to provide the right balance of innovation and banking services that would bring more convenience to our customers.”

Customers can now visit the bank’s Self Banking Centre’s at the following locations in Batticaloa (111, Main Street), Dharga Town (241, Main Street), Hemmathagama (2122/A Mawanella Road), Kaluthara (437, Galle Road, Kaluthara South), Kolonnawa (529, Kolonnawa Road), Malwana (281/C, Main Road), Mattakkuliya (74/18/4, Mutuwal Road), Muttur (146, Main Street), Pulichchakulam (5931, Pulichchakulama, Battaluoya), Rajagiriya (1576/16, Kotta Road), Ratmalana (360, Galle Road), Slave Island (113, Justice Akbar Mawatha) Thihariya (124, Kandy Road), Trincomalee (255, Central Road).

Amãna Bank is the country’s first and only Licensed Commercial Bank to operate in complete harmony with the globally growing non-interest based banking model. With the mission of Enabling Growth and Enriching Lives, the bank reaches out to its customers through a growing network of branches, Self-Banking Centres and 4,000+ ATM access points and has introduced an array of customer conveniences such as internet and mobile banking, debit card with SMS alerts, online account opening, 365-day banking, Saturday banking, extended banking hours, 24x7 cash deposit machines and banking units exclusively for ladies.

Amãna Bank PLC is a stand-alone institution licensed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange with Jeddah based IDB Group being the principal shareholder having a 29.97% stake of the Bank. The IDB Group is a ‘AAA’ rated multilateral development financial institution with an authorised capital base of over $ 150 billion which has a membership of 57 countries. 

Fitch Ratings, in June 2018, affirmed Amãna Bank’s National Long Term Rating of BB(lka) while upgrading its outlook to Positive from Stable. Amãna Bank does not have any subsidiaries, associates or affiliated institutions representing the Bank.           


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