Amãna Bank’s Kattankudy branch relocated

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Amãna Bank recently relocated its Kattankudy branch to a more spacious location to accommodate an ever-increasing customer base as well as to provide greater reach, convenience and an enhanced banking experience to its customers. 

The new premises located at No. 237, Main Street, Kattankudy was declared open by the bank’s Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Azmeer along with Senior Vice President – Corporate and SME Banking M.M.S. Quvylidh and Vice President Operations Imtiaz Iqbal.

The newly-established location also houses Amãna Bank’s award-winning Gold Certificate Financing Unit, which provides an alternative financing solution for pawning as well as an Amãna Bank Vantage Centre, which is an exclusive banking unit for the bank’s valued customers. 

Commenting on the relocation, the bank’s Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Azmeer said: “Kattankudy is a key business hub in the eastern province and through this relocation we are happy to present a better banking experience to our valued customers of the locality. I am thankful to the customers of Kattankudy for their continued trust and reliance on our banking services and look forward to enhance our services at our new premises.”  

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 28 branches and more than 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.

The bank was recognised as the Best Up-and-Comer Islamic Bank of the World by Global Finance Magazine at the 18th Annual World’s Best Banks Award Ceremony held in Washington DC, the US. The bank was also bestowed the coveted title of ‘Islamic Finance Entity of the Year’ at the inaugural Islamic Finance Forum of the South Asia Awards Ceremony.

Amãna Bank Plc is a standalone 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 in the bank. The IDB Group is a ‘AAA’ rated multilateral development financial institution with a capital base of over $ 150 billion which has a membership of 57 countries. 

Fitch Ratings in October 2017 affirmed Amãna Bank’s National Long-Term Rating of BB(lka) with a Stable Outlook. Amãna Bank does not have any subsidiaries, associates or affiliated institutions representing the bank.