Tuesday, 16 September 2014 00:01
Amana Bank recently relocated its Akkaraipattu branch to a spacious office premises at 102, Main Street, Akkaraipattu providing convenient and easy access to their customers. The new location was declared open by South Eastern University of Sri Lanka Vice Chancellor Dr. S.M. Mohamed Ismail along with the Akkaraipattu Municipal Council Commissioner A.L. Mohamed Azmi, Akkaraipattu Police OIC A.L.M. Jameel, the bank’s Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Azmeer, members of the senior management, invitees and customers.
Commenting on this occasion Azmeer said, “Akkaraipattu has always been a strategic location for Amana Bank within the Eastern Province. The branch has been in operation since August 2008 and has been recognised as a prominent financial service provider in the area helping both individual customers as well as small and medium business entities. The bank is extremely grateful for the support extended by the customers in the region over the past few years and we look forward to offer a superior service from our new location.” The Akkaraipattu branch will also house an ATM for the convenience of its customers. Amana Bank is the first Licensed Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka to operate in complete harmony with the non-interest based Islamic banking model. Powered by the stability and the support of its strategic shareholders, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, The Islamic Development Bank based in Saudi Arabia and AB Bank in Bangladesh, Amana Bank is making inroads within the Sri Lankan banking industry and is focused on capitalising the growing market potential for the unique banking model across the country.