Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 155th branch at Karnaphuli, Chittagong on 5 July 2018. Ex-Chairman and Sponsor Director of the Bank Alhajj Mir Ahmed Sowdagar inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Deputy Managing Director S. M. Jaffar presided over the ceremony.
Mohammad Azam, Senior Vice President and Head, AIBL Chittagong Zone delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by Engr. Md. Habib Ullah, Executive Vice President & Head of GSD, Head Office, Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd., Md. Jahangir Alam, Senior Vice President and Manager, Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Jubilee Road Branch, Chittagong, Mohammed Haidar Ali, Prominent Politician, Karnaphuli, Mohammed Ali, Chairman, Char-Lokkha Union Parisad, Karnaphuli, Engr. Islam Ahmed, Prominent Businessman, Karnaphuli and Alhajj Moulana Jahangir Alam Al-Kaderi, Khatib, Anowara Centre Jam-e-Moqsue. The program was directed by Jalal Ahmed, Vice President and Head of PR, Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Md. Taher Siddique, Manager, AIBL Karnaphuli Branch thanked the audience at the end of the program.
Chief Guest of the ceremony, Ex-Chairman and Sponsor Director of the Bank Alhajj Mir Ahmed Sowdagar, in his speech, welcomed the new branch at Karnaphuli. He also 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 added, Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.