Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 168th branch at Patiya of Chattogram on 24 December, 2018. Chairman of KDS group and President of Chittagang Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industries Alhajj Khalilur Rahman inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu presided over the ceremony. Member of Parliament from Chottogram-12 Alhajj Shamsul Haque Chowdhury, Chairman of AIBL Capital Management Limited Alhajj Ahamedul Hoque spoke as special guests. Managing Director and CEO of the Bank Farman R Chowdhury delivered the welcome speech.
The occasion was addressed by Patiya Municipality Mayor Professor Haroon Rashid, Patiya Upazila Nirbahi Officer Habibul Hasan, Patiya 4 no Ward Commissioner Md. Gofran Rana, Vice President of Chattogram South District Awami League Md. Motaherul Islam Chowdhury, Prominent scholar Maulana Abdul Jalil, Muhtihim of Al-Jamiatul Islami Abdul Halim Bukhari and Principal Officer of the Bank Md. Pearu. Deputy Managing Director S M Jaffar and Chattogram Zonal Head and Senior Vice President Mohammad Azam were also present in the occasion.
The program was moderated by Executive Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed. Manager of the branch Md. Jahangir Alam thanked the audience.
Chief Guest of the program Alhajj Khalilur Rahman welcomed the new branch at Chattogram. He requested the bank authority to deliver best service for his people.
AIBL Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu said in his speech, Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but for the welfare of society. He invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking services in the new branch. He also said, Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.
Managing Director and CEO of the Bank Farman R Chowdhury explained various statistics of the Bank and he ensured best services for clients.