Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 153rd branch at Teribazar, Chittagong on 11 December, 2017. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Vice Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Md. Abdus Salam, Directors Alhajj Ahamedul Hoque and Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury were present as special guests. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony.
Senior Vice President and Head of AIBL Chittagong Zone Mohammad Azam delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by Counselor and Panel Mayor-1 Chowdhury Hasan Mahmud Hasani, General Secretary of Teribazar Merchant Association Abdul Mannan, Senior President Belayet Hossain, Freedom Fighter Abul Bashar Bhuiyan, prominent businessmen Osman Gani Chowdhury and Ahmed Hossain. The program was directed by Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed. Manager of the branch Abdul Malek thanked the audience.
Chief Guest of the ceremony, Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu, in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but for the welfare of the society. He invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service in the new branch. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.