Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has opened its 186th branch at Baligaon Bazar, Munsigonj on Tuesday, 15 June. Director of the Bank Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan virtually inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Managing Director and CEO Farman R Chowdhury presided over the ceremony.
Deputy Managing Directors Shabbir Ahmed, Md. Shafiqur Rahman, Syed Masodul Bari, Md. Mahmudur Rahman, Mohammed Nadim, Abed Ahmed Khan, Senior Executive Vice President Kazi Mahmood Karim, Md. Mujibul Quader, Akter Kamal, Director General of AIBTRI Md. Abdul Awwal Sarker, Executive Vice President, and Dhaka South Zonal Md. Manir Ahmad participated in the occasion. General Secretary of Baligaon Bazar Committee Alamgir Hossain, Prominent Businessmen Sanaur Rahman Sunny, Anwar Hossain, Abdus Samad Khan, and Imam of Baligaon Bazar Central Mosque Mufti Hafez Maulana Alamgir Hossain also participated in the event.
The ceremony was conducted by Senior Executive Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah. A large number of local people and well-wishers were present at the inauguration ceremony. New branch manager Md. Shafiqul Islam thanked the audience.
Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making a 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 the Islamic banking system can boost up the economy of the country.