Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has opened its 183rd branch virtually in city's Tejgaon on Tuesday.
Chairman of the bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu inaugurated the new branch as chief guest, said a press release.
Managing Director and CEO Farman R Chowdhury presided over the ceremony while Borard Members Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Engr Kh Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Md Rafiqul Islam, and Md Amir Uddin PPM were present.
Deputy Managing Directors Md Fazlul Karim, S M Jaffar, Shabbir Ahmed, Md Shafiqur Rahman, Syed Masodul Bari, and Md Mahmudur Rahman were also present in the occasion.
Senior Executive Vice President Muhammed Nadim, Kazi Mahmood Karim were also present while Executive Vice President Md. Monjurul Alam addressed the occasion.
The ceremony was conducted by Executive Vice President Engr Md Habib Ullah and Senior Vice President and Head of PR Jalal Ahmed.
A large number of local people and well-wishers were present in the inauguration ceremony. New branch manager AKM Tawhid thanked the audience.
Bank 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. Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country, the chairman added.