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26 Jul, 2017
al-arafah islami bank limited inagurates ‘tree plantation campaign 2017’ at head office

25 Jul, 2017
al-arafah islami bank limited opens ‘hajj booth 2017’ at ashkona hajj camp

24 Jul, 2017
al-arafah islami bank limited opens 148th branch at bandartila, chittagong

23 Jul, 2017
al-arafah islami bank limited opens 147th branch at eidgao, cox’s bazaar

20 Jul, 2017
executive committee meeting of al-arafah islami bank ltd. held

19 Jul, 2017
al-arafah islami bank limited donates bedding (cover with foam) for the pilgrims

16 Jul, 2017
training course on branch management held at al-arafah islami bank limited

15 Jul, 2017
half yearly business development conference 2017 of al-arafah islami bank limited held

11 Jul, 2017
meet the clients program held at al-arafah islami bank ltd. pagla branch

06 Jul, 2017
executive committee meeting of al-arafah islami bank ltd. held

AIBL Newsroom
Date: 26 Jul, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited inagurates ‘Tree Plantation Campaign 2017’ at Head Office

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has started ‘Tree Plantation Campaign 2017’ under its Green Banking program. Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu inaugurated the tree plantation program at Head Office of the Bank on 25 July, 2017. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony while Director Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah was present as special guest. Among others, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, S. M. Jaffar, Executive Vice President and Company Secretary Abdul Hanna Khan, Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah, Manager and Senior Vice President of Head Office Corporate Branch S. M. Kowsar, Vice Presidents Jalal Ahmed, Md. Zahurul Haque and other officials were also present in the occasion.

The Bank is planting and distributing more than 40 thousand trees all over the country throughout the campaign this year. All branches of the Bank are carrying-on the program.

Date: 25 Jul, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens ‘Hajj Booth 2017’ at Ashkona Hajj Camp

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened its ‘Hajj Booth 2017’ for the pilgrims at Ashkona Hajj Camp, Uttara on 25 July 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the booth and distributed gift items to the pilgrims as Chief Guest. Executive Vice President Md. Mujibul Kader and Vice President C G M Asaduzzaman were also present on the occasion. After the inauguration the Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman handed over gift items to the pilgrims. The Bank will provide the pilgrims free passport endorsement, foreign currency exchange, information service and various other services from the newly opened booth.

Date: 24 Jul, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 148th branch at Bandartila, Chittagong

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 148th  branch at Bandartila, Chittagong on 24 July, 2017. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Vice Chairman Alhajj Mohammad Abdus Salam, Director Alhajj Ahamedul Hoque and Vice Chairman of Board Executive Committee Alhajj Salim Rahman were present as Special Guests. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony. The occasion was addressed by Deputy Managing Director Kazi Towhidul Alam and Head of AIBL Chittagong Zone Mohammad Azam. The program was directed by Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed. Manager of the branch Md. Nahid Hossain 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.

Date: 23 Jul, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 147th branch at Eidgao, Cox’s Bazaar

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 147th  branch at Eidgao, Cox’s Bazaar on 23 July, 2017. Vice Chairman Alhajj Mohammad Abdus Salam inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony while Police Super of Cox’s Bazaar A. K. M. Iqbal Hossain and Director of Union Bank Md. Fazle Morshed were present as Special Guests. Senior Vicfe President and Head of AIBL Chittagong Zone Mohammad Azam delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by prominent businessmen Ariful Islam, Md. Shirajul Islam and chairman of Eidgaon union Syed Alam. The program was directed by Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed. Manager of the branch Md. Riyad Mahmud thanked the audience.

Chief Guest of the ceremony, Vice Chairman Alhajj Mohammad Abdus Salam, 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.

Date: 20 Jul, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 587th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 20 July 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 19 Jul, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited donates Bedding (Cover with foam) for the pilgrims

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated 250 beddings (cover with foam) for the pilgrims during their stay at hajji camp. Deputy Managing Director of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam handed over the beddings to Director of Hajj Md. Saiful Alam on 19 July, Wednesday at Ashkona Hajji Camp. Among others, Executive Vice President of the Bank Md. Mujibul Kader, Vice President C. G. M. Asaduzzaman and other officials were present in the occasion.

Date: 16 Jul, 2017
Training Course on Branch Management held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training course on ‘Branch Management’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute (AIBTRI) on 16 July 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa and Faculty Member and Vice President Touhid Siddique were present in the occasion. Selected Branch Managers and Officials having potential to be Manager attended the training course.

Date: 15 Jul, 2017
Half Yearly Business Development Conference 2017 of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited held

The Half Yearly Business Development Conference 2017 of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held on July 15, 2017 at Hotel Shonargaon, Dhaka. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu inaugurated the conference as the Chief Guest. The meeting was presided by the Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman.

The conference was addressed by Vice Chairman the Bank Alhajj Md. Abdus Salam, Directors Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Alhajj Engr. Khondoker Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Liakat Ali Chowdhury, Md. Amir Uddin PPM and Faruk Ahmed Siddiki Among others Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Principal of Training Institute of the Ban Md. Nurul Islam Khalifa and other Senior Executives of Head Office were present on the meeting. Managers from 146 branches of the Bank participated on the conference.

According to the un-audited calculation, total deposit of the Bank stood at Tk. 24,150 Crore after the end of June 2017. At the same period the Bank invested Tk.22,273 Crore. Import and export of the Bank were Tk.7,944 Crore and Tk.5,150 Crore respectively. The Bank collected foreign remittance of Tk.1,025 during this period.

Date: 11 Jul, 2017
Meet the Clients program held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Pagla Branch

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited Pagla Branch arranged a ‘Meet the Clients’ program on 11 July, 2017. Chairman of Executive Committee of the Bank Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah inaugurated the program as Chief Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony. Among others, Deputy Managing Director S. M. Jaffar, Head of AIBL Dhaka Central Zone Manir Ahmad, Officer In-Charge of Narayangonj Model Police Station Md. Asaduzzaman PPM, prominent businessmen Md. Shahjahan, Monirul Alam Sentu and Md. Hasan Mia were also present in the occasion. The program was arranged by Vice President and Head of Public Relation Jalal Ahmed. Vice President and Manager of AIBL Pagla branch thanked the audience.

Date: 06 Jul, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 585th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 6 July 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 05 Jul, 2017
Training Workshop on Marketing of Financial Products and Services held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training workshop on ‘Marketing of Financial Products and Services in AIBL’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute (AIBTRI) on 5 July 2017, Wednesday. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the workshop as Chief Guest. Deputy Managing Director Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa and Faculty Member and Vice President Touhid Siddique were present in the occasion. Selected General Banking Desk In-charges of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 04 Jul, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited signs agent banking outlet bill collection agreement with Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited and Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (REB) have signed an agent banking outlet bill collection agreement to collect electricity bills in agent banking outlets of the Bank. The signing ceremony was arranged in the Head Office of REB. Md. Hossain Patowary, Director (Finance) of REB and Abed Ahmed Khan, Executive Vice President and Head of Agent Banking division of the Bank signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations. Among others Md. Nazmul Haque, Controller (Finance & Accounts), Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Deputy Director (Finance) and Md. Sajedul Islam, Assistant Director (Finance) for REB and Md. Moynal Hossain, Assistannt Vice President, Md. Shakhaowat Hossain, FAVP and Md. Ishtiak Hasan, FAVP of tehe Bank were also present in the occasion. The Bank can now collect rural electricity bills from its Agent Banking Booths after the newly signed agreement.

Date: 02 Jul, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited gives Integrity Award to its Officials

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has awarded 38 Executives and Officers for their outstanding performance under National Integrity Strategy program. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu was present as Chief Guest and handed over Crests and Certificates to the officials in an event arranged at Head Office of the Bank on July 2, 2017. Directors Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah and Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed were present as Special Guests. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony.

The Bank has taken various initiatives to comply with National Integrity Strategy to fight corruption with guidance of the Government and Bangladesh Bank. To develop skill and integrity among the officials, the Bank has arranged several tours and trainings both home and abroad under this program.

Date: 21 Jun, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 146th branch at Patuakhali

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 146th  branch at Patuakhali Sadar, Patuakhali on 21 June, 2017. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah presided over the ceremony. Head of AIBL Khulna Zone Md. Manjurul Alam delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by Principal of Patuakhali Nesaria Fajil Madrasa Shah Mahmood Omar Jiad, Principal of Charmonai Kamil Madrasa Md. Mosaddek Billah Al-Madani, and Chairman of Patuakhali Jila Parishad Alhajj Khan Mosharof Hossain. The program was directed by Vice President of the Bank Jalal Ahmed. Among others, Head of BPMD Mollah Khalilur Rahman, AVP Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Manager of Barishal Branch Syed Manirul Haque and Manager of Barguna Sirajum Munir were also present. Manager of the branch Syed Taslim Alam thanked the audience.

Chief Guest of the ceremony, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, 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.

Date: 20 Jun, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited signs collaborative Remittance Drawing Arrangement Agreement with NEC Money Transfer Limited, UK

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited and NEC MONEY TRANSFER LIMITED, UK announced the signing of a collaborative Remittance Drawing Arrangement Agreement that will support the Bangladeshi expatriates living in UK & European Union countries to send their hard earned money through all the Branches & Agent Outlets of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited very quickly and easily. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman was present as Chief Guest in the agreement signing ceremony held at Head Office of the Bank recently. Kazi Towhidul Alam, Deputy Managing Director, AIBL and Mr. Ikram Farazy, Managing Director & CEO of NEC Money Transfer Limited signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations. Among others, Md. Fazlul Karim, Deputy Managing Director, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, Deputy Managing Director, Md. Abul Hossain, SVP, Md. Azharul Islam, SVP & Head of Foreign Remittance Division of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited and Md. Monir H. Farazy, Director, Shamim Ahamed, Country Head of NEC MONEY TRANSFER LIMITED and other officials of both organization were also present on the Inaugural Ceremony. 

Date: 19 Jun, 2017
Board Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 308th meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of ‘AIBL Tower’, the newly opened Head Office building of the Bank on 19 June 2017. Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Board Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhaj Hafez Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Hoque, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury, Alhajj Salim Rahman, Khalid Rahim, Faruq Ahmad Siddiqi, Md. Amir Uddin PPM, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors and other related Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 18 Jun, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 145th branch at Aminbazar, Savar

 

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 145th branch at Aminbazar, Savar, Dhaka on 18 June, 2017. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Director Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan was present as Special Guest. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony.

Executive Vice President & Head of AIBL Dhaka North Zone M. Atiqur Rahman delivered the welcome speech. Prominent businessman and Chairman of Hanif Paribahan Md. Joynal Abedin, Chairman of Aminbazar Union Parisad Md. Anowar Hossain and Member Md. Shamim were present as guests. Among others, Senior Vice President of Head Office of the Bank Engr. Md. Habib Ullah, Vice President Jalal Ahmed, Assistant Vice President Mollah Khalilur Rahman and Assistant Vice President Md. Mizanur Rahman were also present in the occasion. Manager of the branch Md. Nurul Huda thanked the audience.

Chief Guest of the ceremony, Chairman of the Bank 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.

Date: 17 Jun, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank inauguarates AIBL Tower

An auspicious dua mahfil was held as Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited inaugurated 'AIBL Tower', the new building of the Bank at Purana Paltan on 17 June 2017. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu was present as Chief Guest and inaugurated the new structure. Directors Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah and Alhajj Engr. Khandakar Mesbah Uddin Ahmed were present as Special Guests. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony while Chairman of Huffazul Quran Foundation Saikqul Quran Hafez Kari Abdul Hoque Shaheb conveyed the dua and monajat.

63 hafez-e-Quran participated in full recitation of the holy Quran 21 times. Senior Imam and Khatib (current charges) of Baitul Mokarrom National Jame Mosque Hafez Moulana Mufti Mizanur Rahman and Vice Chairman of Huffazul Quran Foundation Hafez Moulana Nurur Rashid Khashemi discussed about the importance the holy Ramadan. Among others Deputy Managing Directors of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Rezaur Rahman and S. M. Jaffar were present in the occasion. Senior Vice President of the Bank Md. Habib Ullah organized the program.

Chief Guest of the ceremony, Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu thanked the almighty Allah for successful completion of the new premises. He said, the moral target of the Bank is to serve the nation with the blessings of Shariah and Islam.

Date: 11 Jun, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 144th branch at Bhatiyari, Chittagong

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 144th branch at Bhatiyari, Shitakunda, Chittagong on 11 June, 2017. Chairman of KDS Group and AIBL Capital Market Services Ltd. Alhajj Khalilur Rahman inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu presided over the ceremony. Vice Chairman Alhajj Absus Salam, Directors Alhajj Ahamedul Hoque and Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury were present as Special Guests. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman delivered the welcome speech.

Prominent businessmen Alhajj Nazimuddin, Md. Mohsin, Md. Lokman, Md. Shahab Mia, Md. Nayem Shah, Md. Bablu along with other local guests were also present in the occasion. Among others, Executive Vice President and Head of AIBL Chittagong Zone Md. Mujibul Kader, Senior Vice President of Head Office of the Bank Engr. Md. Habib Ullah, Vice President Jalal Ahmed and Assistant Vice President Engr. Iqbal Hossain were also present in the occasion. Manager of the branch Md. Selim Reza thanked the audience.

Chief Guest of the ceremony, Alhajj Khalilur Rahman welcomed the Bank to open the new branch in Chittagong. He mentioned, it is expected that the newly inaugurated branch will provide good best service to its clients. Chairman of the Bank 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.

Date: 08 Jun, 2017
Iftar Mahfil at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited held

An Iftar Mahfil and discussion on the values of Ramadan was held at Head Office of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd on 8 June, 2017. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu inaugurated the ceremony as Chief Guest. Directors Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea were present as special guests. The occasion was presided by Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman while Chairman of Shariah Supervisory Committee of the Bank Mufti Sayeed Ahmad Muzaddedi discussed about the values of Ramadan. Among others, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar and other executives of Head Office of the Bank was also present at the moment.

Date: 07 Jun, 2017
Meeting for exchange of views with the female employees of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd held

The meeting for exchange of views with the female employees of  Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd was held on 7 June, 2017 at the Head Office of the Bank. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu inaugurated the ceremony as Chief Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the meeting. Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque were present in the conference. Female employees of the Bank from Head Office and selected branches participated in the meeting.

Date: 06 Jun, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited arranges discussion on Ramadan & Al-Quran and Iftar Mahfil at Dilkusha Branch

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited Dilkusha Branch has arranged discussion on Ramadan & Al-Quran followed by Iftar Mahfil on 4 June, 2017. Deputy Managing Director of the Bank Md. Fazlul Karim was present as Chief Guest and inaugurated the program. Deputy Managing Director S. M. Jaffar was present as Special Guest. Senior Vice President and Manager of the Branch Md. Masudur Rahman presided over the ceremony while Secretary and Vice President of AIBL Shariah Supervisory Committee Muhammad Abdur Rahim Khan discussed about the importance of Ramadan. Clients and well wishers of the Bank were present at the moment.

Date: 05 Jun, 2017
Monthly Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited held

The Monthly Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held on 5 June, 2017 at the Head Office of the Bank. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the meeting. Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque and S. M. Jaffar were present in the conference. Head Office Executives, Zonal Heads and Managers form selected branches participated in the meeting.

Date: 01 Jun, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 582nd Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 1 June 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Committee Alhajj Salim Rahman, Members Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 30 May, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited donates Tk 5 lac to Bangladesh Retired Police Officers Welfare Association for giving scholarships to poor and meritorious students

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated Tk. 5 lac to Bangladesh Retired Police Officers Welfare Association (BRPOWA) for giving scholarships to poor and meritorious students. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman handed over the cheque of the said amount to former IGP and President of BRPOWA M. Shahidul Islam Chowdhury on 30 May 2017. Deputy Managing Directors of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam,  S. M. Jaffar, Md. Fazlul Karim, SVP of BRPOWA and former Additional Secretary Md. Sarwar Hossain, former DIG Md. Sajjad Hossain and former Additional SP Noor Mohammad Mia were present in the ceremony. Among others, Executive Vice President & Company Secretary of the Bank Abdul Hannan Khan, Senior Vice President Md. Sanaullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were also present in the occasion.

Date: 28 May, 2017
Training Workshop on Shariah implementation in AIBL held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training course on ‘Shariah implementation in AIBL’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute (AIBTRI) recently. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Executive Vice President and Head of AIBL Dhaka Central Zone Manir Ahmad and Vice President of Shariah Supervisory Committee Md. Abdur Rahim Khan were present in the occasion. Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Touhid Siddique delivered the welcome speech. Selected officers from several branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 25 May, 2017
Board Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 307th meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 25 May 2017. Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Board Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhaj Hafez Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Dr. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury, Anowar Hossain, Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury, Salim Rahman, Khalid Rahim, Faruq Ahmad Siddiqi, Md. Amir Uddin PPM, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors and other related Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 22 May, 2017
Hafez Alhajj Mohammad Enayet Ullah re-elected as Chairman and Alhajj Salim Rahman re-elected as Vice Chairman of Executive Committee of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd.

Hafez Alhajj Mohammad Enayet Ullah  and Alhajj Salim Rahman have been re-elected as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Executive Commitee of the Board of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. respectively. They were elected unanimously in the 306th meeting of the Board held on 6th May 2017. According to the decision of the meeting  they will continue their new responsibilities untill the next AGM of the Bank.

Chairman Hafez Alhajj Mohammad Enayet Ullah is one of the founder directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. He is a prominent industrialist and businessman from Dhaka. He also is the president of Moulvi Bazar Merchant Association and Bangladesh Whole Sale Spices Merchant Association. He a ‘Hafez’ in the Holy Quran. Hafez Mohammad Enayet Ullah is a great humanitarian involved in many social welfare activities.

Vice Chairman Alhajj Salim Rahman hailed from a respectable Muslim family of Chittagong. His father Alhajj Khalilur Rahman is a prominent businessman and founder of KDS Group, one of the largest industrial groups of the country. Currently Salim Rahman is the Managing Director of KDS Group, which consists of KDS Garments Industries Ltd., KDS Accessories ltd., KDS Apparels Ltd., KDS IDR Ltd., KDS Textiles Ltd., KYCR Coil Industries Ltd., Steel Accessories Ltd., KDS Poly Industries Ltd. He held the position of Director of another private bank for 15 years before joining as Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited. Salim Rahman is an MBA on Business Administration from the USA. Salim Rahman is married to Mrs. Tahsina Rahman. They are blessed with 02 daughters and  03 sons.

Date: 21 May, 2017
Training Course On Investment Operation &Management held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A 5(Five) day-long training course on ‘Investment Operation & Management’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute (AIBTRI) on 21st  March 2017. Managing Director (CC) of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Md. Nurul Islam Khalifa presided over the ceremony while Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Touhid Siddique delivered the welcome speech in the occasion. Selected officers from several branches and Head Office of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 16 May, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited donates Tk 2 crore to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust and Tk 2 crore to Prime Minister’s Education Assistance Trust

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated Tk. 2 crore to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust and Tk. 2 crore to Prime Minister’s Education Assistance Trust as the part of corporate social responsibility. Vice Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Md. Abdus Salam and Director Badiur Rahman handed over the cheque to the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a program held at Ganabhaban on 15 May 2017, Monday. BAB chairman Md. Nazrul Islam Majumdar along with Chairmen, Directors and Chief Executives of other banks were also present in the occasion.

Date: 14 May, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 580th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 14 May, 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 09 May, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 143rd branch at Monirampur, Jessore

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 143rd branch at Monirampur, Jessore on 9 May, 2017. Former Chairman and Director of the Bank Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony. Head of AIBL Khulna Zone Md. Manjurul Alam delivered the welcome speech while Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah, Vice Chairman of Monirampur Bazaar Traders Association Alhajj Babar Ali Joardar and Secretary Alhajj Shafiqul Islam addressed the occasion. The program was directed by Vice President of the Bank Jalal Ahmed. Manager of the branch Md. Abul Kalam Azad thanked the audience.

Chief Guest of the ceremony, Director Abdul Malek Mollah, 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.

Date: 08 May, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 142nd branch at Magura

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 142nd branch at College Road, Magura on 8 May, 2017. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Former Chairman and Director of the Bank Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah presided over the ceremony. Head of AIBL Khulna Zone Md. Manjurul Alam delivered the welcome speech while Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah, owner of the building Shahzadi Begum, Secretary of Magura Press Club Shamim Ahmed Khan, prominent businessmen Md. Shafiqul Islamd and Md. Akram Hossain Khan addressed the occasion. The program was directed by Vice President of the Bank Jalal Ahmed.  Manager of the branch Md. Shariful Alam thanked the audience.

Chief Guest of the ceremony, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, 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.

Date: 06 May, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. approves 20% Cash Dividend for 2016

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has approved 20% Cash Dividend for the year ended on 31st December 2016 in its 22nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) held on 6 May, 2017 at Officers Club, Dhaka. The meeting was presided over by Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), Chairman, Board of Directors of the Bank.

Vice Chairman Alhajj Abdus Salam, Directors Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Najmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Hafej Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Alhajj Mohammed Emadur Rahman, Dr. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury, Anwar Hossain, Alhajj Md. Liakat Ali Chowdhury, Alhajj Salim Rahman, Khalid Rahim, Amir Uddin PPM, Founder Chairman Alhajj A.Z.M. Shamsul Alam,  Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Company Secretary, Deputy Managing Directors, Executive Vice Presidents, Executives, Officers and large number of Shareholders were present on the occasion. 

The Bank achieved growth of 18% in Deposit, 21% in Investment, 11% in Import and 11% in Export during the year 2016 compared to 2015. At the end of 2016, the Bank has Net Asset Value (NAV) of Tk.1,961.08 Crore and per share NAV of Tk.19.72. Earning Per Share (EPS) of the Bank stood at Tk.3.07 in 2016 from Tk.2.25 in 2015. The house considered and adopted the Directors' Report, Statement of Accounts for the year 2016 along with Auditors' Report and also appointed the Auditors of the Company for the term until the next Annual General Meeting. The Shareholders participated in the review of the overall performance of the Bank and expressed their satisfaction. They made some valuable suggestions for improvement of performence and image of the Bank.

The Chairman of the Bank Abdus Samad (Labu) thanked the Shareholders for the confidence entrusted on the Board of Directors.

Date: 06 May, 2017
Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) re-elected as Chairman and Alhajj Mohammed Abdus Salam re-elected as Vice Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) has been re-elected as the Chairman and Alhajj Mohammed Abdus Salam re-elected as the Vice Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited. The 306th meeting of the Board of Directors re-assigned them as Chairman and Vice Chairman unanimously on May 6, 2017. According to the decision of the meeting Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) and Vice Chairman Alhajj Mohammed Abdus Salam will continue their responsibilities for the period until the next Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Bank is held.

Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu is one of the founder directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. He is the Vice Chairman of S. Alam Group, one of the largest industrial groups of the country. He is the chairman of S. Alam Cold Rolld Steels Ltd. Mr. Samad is also the founder director of Northern General Insurance Ltd. and Reliance Finance Investments Ltd.  He also is the Vice Chairman of Ekushey Television (ETV), a leading satellite TV channel of the country. Mr. Abdus Samad is a great humaniterian who is involved in many social welfare and philanthrophic activities. He is an executive member of Baitus Saraf Foundation and Chittagong Samity Dhaka.

Alhajj Mohammed Abdus Salam is a prominent businessman from Chittagong. He is the son of renowned businessman of Chittagong Alhajj Mir Ahmed Sawdagar, one of the Sponsor Shareholders and ex-Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Mohammed Abdus Salam is the Managing Director of Mir Group, one of the largest business groups of Khatungunj, Chittagong. He is the Founder Director of Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industries and Founder of Southern University. Mohammed Abdus Salam is involved in various social welfare activities.

Date: 04 May, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens Head Office Corporate Branch at Paltan

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opens 141st branch in its own building, AIBL Tower, at Puarana Paltan on 4 May, 2017. The new branch named as Head Office Corporate Branch was inaugurated by Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), Chairman, Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the opening ceremony while founder Chairman Alhajj A.Z.M. Shamsul Alam, directors Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Hafej Md. Enayet Ullah, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Alhajj Md. Liakat Ali Chowdhury, Alhajj Salim Rahman, Md. Amir Uddin PPM were present in the occasion.

Deputy Managing Director Kazi Towhidul Alam delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by president of Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB) Abdus Sobhan Bhuiyan, prominent businessmen Badrul Ahsan Khan and Wahiduzzaman. Among others, Deputy Managing Directors Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar and other top executives of the Bank were also present on the occasion. Senior Vice President and Manager of the branch Md. S.M. Kowsar 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.

Date: 03 May, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. VIP Road Branch inaugurates Service Month 2017 program

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited is celebrating ‘Service Month 2017’ and is providing Special Services to its valued clients from 2nd May to 31st May 2017 in all branches of the Bank. In this connection, Director of the Bank Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah inaugurated the ‘Service Month 2017’ program in AIBL VIP Road branch as Chief Guest on May 3, 2017 at AIBL Motijheel Branch, Dhaka. Deputy Managing Director Kazi Towhidul Alam was present as Special Guest while Senior Vice President and Manager of the branch Engr. Md. Idris Ali presided over the ceremony. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated in the occasion.

Date: 02 May, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. inaugurates Service Month 2017 program

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited inaugurates ‘Service Month 2017’ and will provide Special Services to its valued clients from 2nd May to 31st May 2017 in all branches of the Bank. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the ‘Service Month 2017’ program as Chief Guest on May 2, 2017 at AIBL Motijheel Branch, Dhaka.

The occasion was addressed by Deputy Managing Directors of the Bank Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim and Muhammad Mahmudul Hoque while Manager & Executive Vice President of AIBL Motijheel Branch Abdullah Al Mamun delivered the welcome speech.

Among others Executive Vice Presidents Abed Ahmed Khan, Md. Abdur Rahim Duary, Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the ceremony.

Date: 30 Apr, 2017
Training Workshop on Investment Proposal Appraisal held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training course on ‘Investment Proposal Appraisal’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute (AIBTRI) on 29 April 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Md. Nurul Islam Khalifa presided over the ceremony while Executive Vice President Md. Abdur Rahim Duary was also present. Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Touhid Siddique delivered the welcome speech. Selected officers from several branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 27 Apr, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 578th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 27 April, 2017. Salim Rahman, Vice Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Abdul Malek Molla, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 20 Apr, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited gives Scholarships to rural students

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has provided scholarships to underprivileged students of microfinance scheme as its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) program. Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad handed over the donations to the students as Chief Guest in a ceremony arranged at Head Office of the Bank on 20 April 2017. Directors Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah and Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed were present as Special Guests. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony. Among others, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Executive Vice President Abed Ahmed Khan, EVP & Company Secretary Abdul Hannan Khan, Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah, Vice President Jalal Ahmed and other executives of the Bank were also present in the occasion.

The Bank gave scholarships to 32 poor students to encourage them to continue their study. Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad said, Al-Arafah Islami Bank is not only a financial institution but also a social organization. He assured these types of welfare activities will be continued in future.

Date: 19 Apr, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited donates Tk 25 Lac to International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Bangladesh

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated Tk.25 lac to International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Bangladesh to purchase new office premises for the organization. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu was present as Chief Guest and handed over the money to President of ICC Bangladesh Mahbubur Rahman on 19 April at the Head Office of the Bank. Managing Director Md. habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony. Among others, Secretary General of ICC Bangladesh Ataur Rahman, Deputy managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Executive Vice President & Company Secretary Abdul Hannan Khan, Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were also present on the Ceremony.

Date: 16 Apr, 2017
Training Workshop on Banking Laws and Practice held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training course on ‘Banking Laws and Practices’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute (AIBTRI) on 16 April 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Touhid Siddique delivered the welcome speech in the ceremony. Selected officers from several branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 13 Apr, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 576th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 13 April 13, 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Abdul Malek Molla, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 12 Apr, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Madhabdi Branch arranges Meet the Clients program

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited Madhabdi Branch has arranged a ‘Meet the Clients’ program recently (5 April 2017). Director of the Bank Alhajj Engineer Khandakar Mesbah Uddin Ahmed was present as Chief Guest and inaugurated the program. Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Karim and Mayor of Narshingdi City Corporation Hazi Md. Mosharof Hossain Prodhan Manik were present as Special Guests. Executive Vice President and Head of AIBL Dhaka south Zone Md. Manjur Hasan delivered the welcome speech. Manager of the Branch Mohammad Mahafujur Rahman presided over the ceremony. Prominent businessmen Md. Abdul Momen Mollah, Md. Sohrab Hossain and Jafor Ullah Khan addressed the occasion on behalf of the clients. A large number of clients and well-wishers of the Bank were present at the moment.

Date: 09 Apr, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited and First Security Islami Exchange Italy s.r.l inaugurate Remittance Drawing Arrangement

The remittance service between Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited and First Security Islami Exchange Italy s.r.l has been inaugurated on 9 April, 2017 at the Head Office of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Managing Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Md. Habibur Rahman and Managing Director of First Security Islami Bank Syed Waseque Md. Ali led their respective organizations in the inauguration ceremony.

Among others Kazi Towhidul Alam, Deputy Managing Director, Md. Abdul Jalil, Deputy Managing Director, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, Deputy Managing Director, S. M. Jaffar, Deputy Managing Director, Abdul Hannan Khan, Executive Vice President, Md. Abul Hossain, SVP, Azharul Islam, SVP and head of Foreign Remittance Division, Jalal Ahmed, VP of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited and  Abdul Aziz, Deputy Managing Director, Foiz Ahmed, Executive Vice President, Md Farhad Reza, In-charge, Remittance Operation of FSIBL and other officials of both of the banks were also present on the Inaugural Ceremony. 

The new collaborative Remittance Drawing Arrangement agreement will support Bangladeshi expatriates in Italy to send their hard earned money through all branches of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited in a shortest and easiest time.

Date: 06 Apr, 2017
Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited held

The Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held on 6 April, 2017 at the Head Office of the Bank. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu and Director Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah were present as Special Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the meeting. Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque and S. M. Jaffar were present in the conference. Head Office Executives, Zonal Heads and Managers form selected branches participated in the meeting.

Date: 05 Apr, 2017
Training Workshop on Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training course on 'Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism' was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute (AIBTRI) on 5 April 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Among others, Deputy Managing Director Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, Principal of AIBTRI Nurul Islam Khalifa and Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Siddique was also present in the ceremony. Selected officers from several branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 02 Apr, 2017
Training Course on Green Banking & Environmental Risk Rating held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training workshop on 'Green Banking & Environmental Risk Rating' was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 1 April 2017. Deputy Managing Director of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Among others, Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa and Vice President Md. Zahurul Haque were also present in the ceremony. Selected officers from several branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 28 Mar, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. recommended 20% Cash Dividend for 2016

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has recommended 20% Cash Dividend for the year ended on 31st December 2016 subject to the approval of the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The decision was taken in the 305th meeting of the Board of Directors of the Bank, held in Dhaka on March 28, 2017. Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu, Chairman of the Board presided over the meeting that also decided that the 22nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Bank would be held on 6 May 2017.

Vice Chairman of the Board Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Md. Anowar Hossain, Md. Emadur Rahman, Dr. Md. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury, Anowar Hossain, Alhajj Md. Liakat Ali Chowdhury, Salim Rahman, Khalid Rahim, Faruq Ahmad Siddiqi, Md. Amir Uddin PPM, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors, Company Secretary and related executives of the Bank were present during the meeting.

Date: 27 Mar, 2017
Audit Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 167th meeting of Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on March 27, 2017. Faruq Ahmad Siddiqi, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank. Members of the Committee Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Khalid Rahim, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Director Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim,  Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hanna Khan along with other related executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 23 Mar, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 574th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 23 March 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Committee Alhajj Salim Rahman, Members Alhajj Abdul Malek Molla, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S.M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 21 Mar, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited inaugurates Agent Banking Outlet at Razgonj Bazaar, Jessore

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited is operating Agent Banking Service for its clients. In this connection, an Agent Banking Outlet was inaugurated recently at Razgonj Bazaar, Monirampur, Jessore. Executive Vice President of the Bank Abed Ahmed Khan inaugurated the Outlet as Chief Guest. Among others, Senior Vice President and Head of AIBL Khulna Zone Md. Manjurul Alam, Manager of AIBL Jessore Branch Md. Enayet Fakir and First Assistant Vice President Md. Sakhawat Hossain were present in the occasion. Agent of the outlet Md. Jahangir Alam thanked the audience.

The event saw the introduction of new Agent Banking Outlets of the Bank from where customers can  open accounts, deposit and withdraw money, collect remittance, check account balance, transfer funds, apply for investment, collect sanctions, pay utility bills, pay installments and can do all other banking activities more easily.

Date: 20 Mar, 2017
Training Course on Foreign Exchange & International Trade starts at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A 4 day-long training course on 'Foreign Exchange & International Trade' has been started at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 20 March 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Among others, Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa and Faculty Member and Vice President Towhid Siddique were also present in the ceremony. Selected officers from several branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 16 Mar, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 573rd Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 16 March 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Alhajj Abdul Malek Molla, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S.M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 13 Mar, 2017
Training Workshop on Import and Export Financing held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training course on ‘Import and Export Financing’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 11 March 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Among others, Deputy managing Director Md. Abdul Jalil, Executive Vice President Md. Abdur Rahim Duary and Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Siddique was also present in the ceremony. Selected officers from several branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 12 Mar, 2017
Training Workshop on Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training course on ‘Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 11 March 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Among others, Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Siddique was also present in the ceremony. Selected officers from several branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 09 Mar, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 572nd Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 9 March 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S.M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 08 Mar, 2017
Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited held

The Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held on March 8, 2017 at the Head Office of the Bank. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the meeting. Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque and S. M. Jaffar were present in the conference. Head Office Executives, Zonal Heads and Managers form selected branches participated in the meeting.

Date: 07 Mar, 2017
Annual General Meeting of AIBL Capital Management Ltd. held

The 5th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of AIBL Capital Management Limited, a subsidiary company of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd., was held at the Head Office of the Bank recently. Chairman of the company Alhajj Ahammedul Hoque presided over the meeting. Among others, Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), Md. Habibur Rahman,  Md. Rezaur Rahman, Kazi Towhidul Alam, Mohammed Nadim, Abdul Hannan Khan and Chief Executive Officer (Current Charges) of the company Husain Ahmad Faruqi were present in the meeting.

Date: 05 Mar, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank participated in 10th International Poultry Show & Seminar 2017

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has successfully participated in the 10th International Poultry Show & Seminar 2017, held in the city recently. Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Karim inaugurated the stall of the Bank in the opening day of the Show on 2 March, 2017. Among others Vice President and Head of PR Jalal Ahmed and Assistant Vice President Molla Khalilur Rahman were present in the occasion. After inauguration, Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Karim visited others stalls in the Show. He also thanked the organizers to arrange such an important festival in the country.

Date: 01 Mar, 2017
Foundation Course on Banking starts at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A two-week long training course on ‘Foundation Course on Banking’ has been started at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 1 March 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman was present as Chief Guest to inaugurate the course. Among others Deputy Managing Director Kazi Towhidul Alam, Principal of the Training Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa, Senior Vice President and Head of HR Md. Mazharul Islam and Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Sidduqe was also present in the ceremony. 60 newly recruited officers attended the training course.

Date: 28 Feb, 2017
Training Workshop on Security Control Risk Management held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training course on ‘Security Control Risk Management’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 28 February 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Among others, Deputy Managing Director Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque and Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Sidduqe was also present in the ceremony. Selected officers from Head Office and several branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 23 Feb, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 570th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 23 February 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S.M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 22 Feb, 2017
Alhajj Khalilur Rahman elected as Chairman and Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury elected as Vice Chairman of AIBL Capital Market Services Ltd.

Alhajj Khalilur Rahman and Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury have been elected as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of AIBL Capital Market Servises Limited, a subsidiary company of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd., respectively. They were elected unanimously in the 41st meeting of the Board held on 18 February2017.

Chairman Alhajj Khalilur Rahman is one of the leading businessmen and Commercially Important Person (CIP) of Bangladesh. He is the Group Chairman of KDS Group, a leading industrial group of the country. In the begining KDS Group was involved in Garments Industries business.Currently they expantions their business in verious sector like Embroidery, Apparels,Textile,Washing, Exesories, Paekaging, Printing, CNG, Steel, Steel accessories, IT, Logistics, Bank and Insurance.

Alhajj Khalilur Rahman is the President of Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, He is the Director of Pragati Insurance Ltd. and National Bank Ltd., Vice President of Bangladesh Inland Container Depot Association (BICDA). He is also is a sponsor shareholder of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited, Social Islami Bank Limited, Northern General Insurance Ltd. & member of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) & International Business Forum of Bangladesh (IBFB).

Besides being an industrialist Alhajj Khalilur Rahman is a devotee of education. He has constituted Khalilur Rahman Education Complex at his hometown Patiya to spread education. The complex consists Khalilur Rahman Mohila College, Khalilur Rahman Girls’ High School & Khalilur Rahman Shishu Niketon (Kinder Garten) & Khalilur Rahman Cultural Academy. Besides this he is the founder Chairman of Southern University Bangladesh.

As an Industrialist, Businessman and Entrepreneur, he achieved a good numbers of awards in different categories. He achieved President Gold Trophy for High Export of Ready Made Garments 9 (nine) times and several other awards from USA, Spain, Canada and UK. He also achieved Golden Awards From Unesco Academic Development Project, Mother Teresa Humanrights Gold Award 2014 By Bangladesh Information & Humanrights Foundation and “Ekushey Padak 2015” From Chittagong City Corporation.

Vice Chairman Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury hailed from a respectable Muslim family of Chittagong. He is involved in shipp-breaking business. He is the Managing Director of Bangladesh Ship Ltd and O.L.& M. Builders (Pvt.) Ltd. He also is the Managing Partner of Asadi Steel Enterprise and Jamuna Ship Breakers and proprietor of Regal Oxygen. Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury is founder director of Chittagong Metropoliton Chamber of Commerce & Industries and Southern University Bangladesh. He is a life-time member of Bhatiary Golf and Country Club. Besides, Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury is involved in numerous social and philathrophic activities.

Date: 18 Feb, 2017
Board Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 304th meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 18 February 2017. Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Board Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhaj Hafez Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Dr. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury, Anowar Hossain, Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury, Salim Rahman, Khalid Rahim, Faruq Ahmad Siddiqi, Md. Amir Uddin PPM, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors and other related Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 16 Feb, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 569th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 16 February 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S.M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 15 Feb, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited gives Concurrent Audit Performance Award

Al-Arafah Islami Bank has gives Concurrent Audit Performance Award to 8 (eight) Independent Concurrent Auditors for their outstanding performance during the year 2016. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu handed over the awards to the auditors in a ceremony at Head Office on 14 February 2017. Chairman of Board Executive Committee Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah and Director Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah were present as Special Guests. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony. Among others, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Muhammad Mahmudul Haque, Executive Vice President and Company Secretary Abdul Hannan Khan and other top executives were also present in the occasion.

Date: 14 Feb, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Natunbazar Baridhara Branch shifted to new premises

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Natunbazar Baridhara Branch has been shifted to new premises. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the newly shifted branch at 1206 madani Avenue, Natunbazar on 14 February 2017. Directors of the Bank Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan and Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah were present as Special Guests.

Executive Vice President and Head of AIBL Dhaka North Zone M. Atiqur Rahman delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by Chairman of Agrotech Feed Mills Ltd Atiar Rahman, prominent businessmen Shahidul Islam Khandakar and Mufti Moulana Md. Hossain. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the ceremony. Manager of the branch Md. Eleaus Mufti  thanked the audience.

Chief Guest of the ceremony Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman 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 premises. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 13 Feb, 2017
Training Workshop on Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day-long training course on "Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism" was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 11 February 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Joint Director, Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit of Bangladesh Bank Mahbub Alam discussed on the main topic as Guest Speaker. Among others, Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Sidduqe was also present in the ceremony. 47 Selected officers from several branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 12 Feb, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. signs Green Transformation Fund (GTF) agreement with Bangladesh Bank

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has signed agreement for availing of Green Transformation Fund (GTF) with Bangladesh Bank recently (9 February 2017) to accelerate sustainable growth in export-oriented textile and leather sectors. Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank S. K. Sur Chowdhury was present on the occasion. General Manager, Sustainable Finance Department of Bangladesh Bank, Manoj Kumar Biswas and Managing Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd., Md. Habibur Rahman signed the agreement on behalf of respective organizations. Among others, Deputy Managing Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Md. Abdul Jalil and Vice President C. G. M. Asaduzzaman were also present on the ceremony.

Date: 09 Feb, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 568th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 9 February 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Committee Salim Rahman, Members Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S.M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 07 Feb, 2017
Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited held

The Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held on February 7, 2017 at the Head Office of the Bank. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu and Director Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah were present as Special Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the meeting. Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque and S. M. Jaffar were present in the conference. Head Office Executives, Zonal Heads and Managers form selected branches participated in the meeting.

Date: 06 Feb, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 567th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 2 February 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S.M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 05 Feb, 2017
Workshop on Foreign Exchange & International Trade starts at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A 4-days long training course on "Foreign Exchange & International Trade" starts at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 5 February 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Sidduqe was also present in the ceremony. Selected officers from head office and branches of the Bank attended the training course.

Date: 29 Jan, 2017
Workshop on Working Capital Analysis held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A daylong workshop on "Working Capital Analysis" was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited on 28 Januray 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the workshop as Chief Guest. Executive Vice President of the Bank Md. Abdur Rahim Duary and Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Sidduqe FCMA were also present in the ceremony. Selected Executives from head office and branches of the Bank attended the workshop.

Date: 26 Jan, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 566th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 26 January 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Committee Alhajj Salim Rahman, Members Badiur Rahman,  Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director (Current Charges) Md. Abdul Jalil, Deputy Managing Directors Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 22 Jan, 2017
Workshop on Branch Management held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A daylong workshop on "Branch Management" was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited on 22 Januray 2017. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the workshop as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa presided over the ceremony while Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Sidduqe FCMA were also present in the ceremony. Selected Branch Managers of the Bank attended the workshop.

Date: 21 Jan, 2017
Business Development Conference 2017 of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited held

The Business Development Conference 2017 of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held on January 21, 2017 at Hotel Shonargaon, Dhaka. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu inaugurated the conference as the Chief Guest. The meeting was presided by the Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman.

The conference was addressed by Directors of the Bank Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Alhajj Engr. Khondoker Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Khalid Rahim and Md. Amir Uddin PPM. Among others Deputy Managing Directors Mohammad Abdul Jalil, Md. Rezaur Rahman, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar and other Senior Executives of Head Office were present on the meeting. Managers from 140 branches of the Bank participated on the conference.

According to the un-audited calculation, total deposit of the Bank stood at Tk.21,946 Crore after the end of year 2016. At the same period the Bank invested Tk.19,825 Crore. Import and export of the Bank were Tk.11,876 Crore and Tk.1,174 Crore respectively.

Date: 15 Jan, 2017
Workshop on Agent Banking : Biometric Migration held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A daylong workshop on "Agent Banking : Biometric Migration" was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited on 14 Januray 2016. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the workshop as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa presided over the ceremony while Executive Vice President Abed Ahmed Khan, Senior Vice President Aminul Islam Bhuiyan and Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Sidduqe FCMA were also present in the ceremony. Selected officers of the Bank attended the workshop.

Date: 12 Jan, 2017
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 564th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 12 January 2017. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Committee Alhajj Salim Rahman, Members Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 10 Jan, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Barisal Branch initiates Blanket Distribution Program for the poor

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited is distributing blankets among the cold effected people throughout the country. Member of Parliament of Barisal Sadar Jebunnesa Afroz inaugurated the Blanket Distribution Program organized by AIBL Barisal Branch on 8 January 2017 at Muslim Gorostan Madrasa, Barisal. Head of Anatomy Department of Barisal Medical College Dr. Golam Rahman Kabir, President of Muslim Gorostan Madrasa Monibur Rahman Monir and  Principal Moulana Md. Nazrul Islam were present in the occasion. Manager and Assistant Vice President of the Barisal Branch organized the distribution program.

As a part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Bank is providing more than 17 thousand blankets to the poor of 46 districts of the country. Selected branches of the Bank are carrying on the program.

Date: 05 Jan, 2017
Board Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 303rd meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 5 January 2017. Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Board Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhaj Hafez Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Dr. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury, Anowar Hossain, Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury, Khalid Rahim, Md. Amir Uddin PPM, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors and other related Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 03 Jan, 2017
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited initiates Blanket Distribution Program for the poor

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited is distributing blankets among the cold effected people throughout the country. Deputy Managing Director of the Bank Md. Fazlul Karim inaugurated the Blanket Distribution Programs organized by AIBL Kolatia and Ati Bazar branches on 3 January 2017. Executive Vice President and Head of AIBL Dhaka South Zone Md. Manjur Hasan and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the occasion. Manager of the Kolatia branch Monirul Islam Bhuiyan and Manager of Ati Bazar branch A.S.K.M. Mahfuzur Rahman organized the distribution programs in their respective branches.

As a part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Bank is providing more than 17 thousand blankets to the poor of 46 districts of the country. Selected branches of the Bank are carrying on the program.

Date: 29 Dec, 2016
Board Meeting of AIBL Capital Management Ltd. held

The 33rd meeting of the Board of Directors of AIBL Capital Management Ltd., a subsidiary company of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 28 December 2016. Alhajj Ahamedul Hoque, Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the organization. Members of the Board Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), Md. Rezaur Rahman, Kazi Towhidul Alam and Mohammed Nadim attended the meeting. Chief Executive Officer (Current Charges) Mohammad Husain Ahmad Faruqi, Company Secretary Abdul Hannan Khan and Assistant Vice President Mohammed Abu Taher were also present in the meeting.

Date: 28 Dec, 2016
Board Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 302nd meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 28 December 2016. Alhajj Abdus Samad, Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Board Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhaj Hafez Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj A. N. M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Mohammad Emadur Rahman, Dr. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury, Salim Rahman, Khalid Rahim, Faruk Ahmad Siddique, Managing Director (Current Charges) Kazi Towhidul Alam, Deputy Managing Directors and other related Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 27 Dec, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 140th Branch at Azampur, Dhaka

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 140th branch at Azampur, Dhaka on 27 December 2016. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest. Directors Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah and Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan were present as Special Guests. Managing Director (Current Charges) Kazi Towhidul Alam presided over the ceremony.

Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Karim was present while Executive Vice President and Head of AIBL Dhaka North Zone Md. Atiqur Rahman delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by prominent businessmen Fajle Rashid Mithun, Engr. Md. Mahbubul Islam and Ex-Chairman of Daxminkhan Union Parishad Md. Khalilur Rahman. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Manager of the branch Md. Shariful Alam thanked the audience.

Chief Guest Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. Managing Director (Current Charges) Kazi Towhidul Alam, in his speech, invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 18 Dec, 2016
Workshop on Investment/Credit Rating held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A daylong workshop on Investment/Credit Rating was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited on 17 December 2016. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the workshop as Chief Guest. Executive Vice President Abdur Rahin Duary and Faculty Member and Vice President of the Institute Towhid Sidduqe FCMA were also present in the ceremony. Selected officers of the Bank attended the workshop.

Date: 11 Dec, 2016
Millennium organizes Global Finance Award Celebration & Client Recognition Ceremony

Millennium Information Solution Ltd. (MISL), a subsidiary of Al Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has organized an event to celebrate winning the Global Finance Award for its Islamic Core Banking Solution “Ababil”, awarded by Global Finance Magazine, one of the leading finance magazines based in New York.

The company held its “Global Finance Award Celebration & Client Recognition Ceremony” where they not only celebrated this achievement but also acknowledged their clients by arranging a ceremony on December 7th 2016 at The Westin, Dhaka. The event was attended by Chief Guest Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, Honorable State Minister, ICT Division, along with Mr. Abu Hena Mohd. Razee Hassan, Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank, Mr. Mustafa Jabbar, President, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS), Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), Chairman, Board of Directors, Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd., Badiur Rahman, Chairman, MISL and Md. Habibur Rahman, Managing Director, Al-Arafah Islami bank Ltd. as Special Guests. Top management officials, including Managing Director, Chairman and Head of IT of Millennium’s various client Banks, also attended the ceremony. Crests were handed out to all the client Banks in recognition of their support as well. “Ababil Islamic Banking Solution” of Millennium Information Solution Ltd. (MISL) was one of the award winners under “The Innovators 2016 -Islamic Finance” category. Managing Director of MISL Mahmud Hossain thanked the audience.

Global Finance reports on the international finance sector, covering areas including corporate finance, joint ventures and & country profiles, capital markets, investor relations, currencies, banking, risk management, custody, direct investment and money management. Mahmud Hossain, Managing Director of MISL, was honored with the award at Global Finance’s Digital Bank Conference and Awards, held on October 18th in London. MISL has also launched a number of applications for Islamic banking. The solutions include core Islamic banking, mobile-banking applications, Internet banking, Islamic treasury activities, loan/proposal management, Islamic foreign exchange, off-shore banking, check requisition system, human resource management system and payroll, and employee performance management systems. “Ababil” has been rated by Gartner Inc., USA, as one of the top ten (10) Islamic Banking Solutions in the global arena. It has also been highly rated by Oracle Inc. and IBM Inc., and is currently being used by 11 Banks and 2 NBFIs. The organization has more than 18 years of experience in the Islamic financial sector and is due to set up its global office in Dubai soon.

Date: 08 Dec, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited donates Blankets to Prime Minister’s Relief Fund

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has donated 25 tousand blanket to support the cold-hit people of the country due to its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The blankets were handed over to Sheikh Hasina, honorable Prime Minister of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh by the Chairman of Executive Committee of the Bank Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah and Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman on 8 December 2016 at Prime Minister’s Office. Among others, President of Bangladesh Association of Banks Nazrul Islam Mazumder was also present in the occasion.

Date: 06 Dec, 2016
Board Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 301st meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 6 December 2016. Alhajj Abdus Samad, Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Board Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhaj Hafez Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Mohammad Emadur Rahman, Dr. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury, Anowar Hossain, Salim Rahman, Khalid Rahim, Faruk Ahmad Siddique, Md. Amir Uddin, PPM, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors and other related Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 05 Dec, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. signs Mamorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB)

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB), an association of Government License holder Hajj Agencies. Under the agreement HAAB will now use the online banking facilities of the branches of Al-Arafah Islami Bank. The Hajjis who want to pilgrim the Holy Qaaba can also use the special banking services.

The MOU was signed between Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited and HAAB on 5 December 2016 at the Board Room of Al-Arafah Islami Bank. Md. Habibur Rahman, Managing Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. and Mohammad Ibrahim Bahar, President of HAAB signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations. Director of the Bank Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah was present as special guest.

Among others, Deputy Directors of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S M Jaffar, Executieve Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan, Senior Vice Presidents Md. Abul Hossain, Engr. Md. Habib Ullah, S M Kowsar, Vice Presidents C G M Asaduzzaman, Jalal Ahmed of Al-Arafah Islami Bank and Secretary General of HAAB Sheikh Abdullah, Joint Secretary General Mozammel Hossain Kamal, Md. Azizul Haque and Alhajj Md. Shamsul Alam were present in the signing ceremony.

With the new understanding HAAB will use the banking facilities of Al-Arafah Islami Bank. The Bank will also provide special services to the Hajjis who want to visit the Holy Qaaba with its dedicated service desk named ‘Hajj Service Desk’. The Bank also will introduce a new ‘Hajj Card’ for the pilgrims.

Date: 01 Dec, 2016
Announcement for Written Exam for the post of MTO/EO (on probation)

This is to inform to all concerned that the Written Exam will be held on 17.12.2016 at 3.00 pm. Eligible candidates are allowed to download their respective Admit Card available online through http://www.al-arafahbank.com/career till 16.12.2016
 

Date: 01 Dec, 2016
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 560th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 1 December 2016. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 30 Nov, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank sponsors Bangladesh team in International Junior Science Olympiad

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated Tk. 4 Lac as sponsorship money for Bangladesh Team in upcoming International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) to be held at Indonesia. A press conference was arranged on 29 November to introduce the participants of the Olympiad. Trustee Chairman of Bangladesh Freedom Foundation and Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr.  Jamilur Reza Chowdhury introduced the young scientists while Managing Director of Al-Arafah Islami bank Ltd. Md. Habibur Rahman was present as special guest. Among others, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam, Vice President Jalal Ahmed, renowned scientist Dr. Rezaur Rahman, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Kaykobad and Vice President of Society for the Popularization of Science, Bangladesh Munir Hasan were also present in the occasion.

Date: 27 Nov, 2016
Workshop on ICC Policy Guideline 2016 held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited
A daylong workshop on ICC Policy Guideline 2016 was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited on 26 November 2016. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the workshop as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa and Senior Vice President Iqbal Hossain Ahmed FCMA were also present in the ceremony. Selected officers of the Bank attended the workshop.
Date: 24 Nov, 2016
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 559th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 24 November 2016. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A N M Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 23 Nov, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank sponsors Bangladesh team in International Junior Science Olympiad

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated Tk. 4 Lac as sponsorship money for Bangladesh Team in upcoming International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) to be held at Indonesia. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) handed over the Cheque of said amount to Vice President of Society for the Popularization of Science, Bangladesh (SPSB) Munir Hasan in a ceremony arranged at the Head Office of the Bank on 23 November 2016. Directors of the Bank Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah and Md. Amir Uddin PPM were present as special guests.  Managing Director (Current Charges) Kazi Towhidul Alam presided over the function. Among others, former Chief Scientific Officer of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Dr. Rezaur Rahman, Executive Director of Bangladesh Freedom Foundation Sazzadur Rahman Chowdhury, Deputy Managing Diretcors of the Bank Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Executive Vice President Syed Masodul Bari, Executive Vice President & Company Secretary Abdul Hannan Khan, Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and other higher officials from the Bank were also present in the occasion.

Date: 22 Nov, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 139th Branch at Kaligonj, Keranigonj

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 139th branch at Kaligonj, Keranigonj, Dhaka on 22 Novembers 2016. Chairman of Executive Committee of the Bank and President of Moulvi Bazar Merchant Association and Bangladesh Wholesale Spices Merchant Association Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony.

Head of AIBL Dhaka South Zone Md. Manjur Hasan delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by prominent businessman Aman Ullah Mintu, Chairman of Aganagar Union Parishad Md. Jahangir Shah Khushi and President of Keranigonj Garments Owners Association Abdul Aziz. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Manager of the branch A. K. M. Tushar thanked the audience.

Chief Guest Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 17 Nov, 2016
Foundation Course on Banking for Newly Recruited Officers held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A Foundation Course on Banking for the newly recruited officers was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited on 17 November 2016. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman was present as Chief Guest in the concluding ceremony. Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa and Faculty Member & Vice President Towhid Siddique were also present in the ceremony. Newly recruited officers of the Bank attended the training course to get their basic knowledge of Islamic Banking.

Date: 10 Nov, 2016
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 557th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 10 November 2016. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Committee Alhajj Salim Rahman, Members Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A N M Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Company Secretary and Executive Vice President Abdul Hannan Khan and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 07 Nov, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens ATM Booth at New Elephant Road, Dhaka

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has opened an ATM booth at New Elephant Road, Dhaka. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the new booth as Chief Guest on 7 November 2016. The event was attended by Zonal Head & Executive Vice President of AIBL Dhaka Central Zone Md. Manir Ahmad and Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah. Manager and Vice President of AIBL New Elephant Road branch Md. Nizamul Haque Chowdhury presided over the ceremony.

Date: 06 Nov, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 138th Branch at Mostofapur, Madaripur

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 138th branch at on 6 November 2016. Director of the Bank Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony. Principal of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Academy Nurul Islam Khalifa was present as special guest.

Head of AIBL Khulna Zone Md. Manjurul Alam delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by Proprietor of Alif Auto Rice Mill Engr. Md. Mahbubul Alam Khan, Secretary of Mostofapur Bazaar Bonik Samity Ramesh Chandra Ghosh and Ex-Chairman of Mostofapur Union Parisad and President of Mostofapur Bazaar Bonik Samity Haji Abdur Rob. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Manager of the branch Md. Wali Ullah thanked the audience.

Chief Guest Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 03 Nov, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank inaugurates ATM Card for Agent Banking

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has started the ATM Debit Card operation for its agent outlets on 2 November 2016. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) inaugurated the Card at the Head Office of the Bank. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over ceremony. Among others, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar and other top executives of the Bank were also present in the occasion.

The Bank started Agent Banking operation in 2015 and has more than 50 outlets nationwide. With newly introduced ATM Card, clients can avail all the facilities of ATM service from now on.

Date: 02 Nov, 2016
"Foundation Course on Banking" for Newly Recruited Officers started at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A Foundation Course on Banking for the newly recruited officers was started at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited on 1 November 2016. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) inaugurated the course as Chief Guest. Director Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah was present as Special Guest while Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the inauguration ceremony. Deputy Managing Director Kazi Towhidul Alam was also present at the event.

Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa delivered the welcome speech. Among others, Senior Vice President & Head of Human Resources Division Md. Mazharul Islam, Faculty of the Institute Towhid Siddique were also present in the occasion. Newly recruited Officers of the Bank participated in the course.

Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu), in his inaugural speech, said banking in Islamic Shariah is a blessing for our life. He instructed all the newly recruited Officers to know the rules of Banking as well as Shariah to build a successful career. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman advised all the participants to implement the knowledge acquired from the course in their respective practical work field.

Date: 01 Nov, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank donates pickup vans to Dhaka Metropolitan Police

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated 2 (two) pickup vans to Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) to help improving law and order situation of the country as a Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) activity. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman handed over the keys of the pickup vans to Commissioner of DMP Md. Asaduzzaman, BPM, PPM on 1 November, at the Commissioner’s office. Among others, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Senior Vice President and Manager of AIBL VIP Road Branch S. M. Kowsar, Additional Police Commissioner (Admin) Md. Shahab Uddin Qureshi, Additional Police Commissioner (DB) Md. Didar Ahmed and Addlitional Police Commissioner (Logistics, Finance & Procurement) Zamil Ahmad, BPM were also present in the occasion.

Date: 30 Oct, 2016
Board Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 300th meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 30 October 2016. Alhajj Abdus Samad, Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Board Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Badiur Rahman,  Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhaj Hafez Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj A N M Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Mohammed Emadur Rahman, Dr. Md. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury, Salim Rahman, Faruk Ahmad Siddique, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors and other related Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 27 Oct, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited received "ICMAB Best Corporate Award 2015"

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has been awarded with ‘ICMAB Best Corporate Award 2015’ by the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) in Private Commercial Banks (Islamic Operation) category.

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, MP handed over the award to Kazi Towhidul Alam, Managing Director (Current Charges) of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited on Wednesday, October 26 at Hotel Shonargaon in Dhaka.

M. Khairul Hossain, Chairman, Bangladesh Securities & Exchange Commission (BSEC), Arif Khan, FCMA, President of ICMAB, Muzaffar Ahmed, FCMA, FCS, Chairman, ICMAB Best Corporate Award Selection Committee, Md. Fazlul Karim, Deputy Managing Director, AIBL, S. M. Jaffar, Deputy Managing Director, AIBL along with executives and high officials of Banks, Financial Institutions and Corporate Houses were present on the occasion.

Date: 25 Oct, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited arranges Anti Money Laundering workshop at Jessore

A daylong workshop on ‘Prevention of Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing’ was arranged by Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited at Jessore Circuit House on 22 October, 2016. Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank and Head of BFIU Abu Hena Mohd. Razee Hassan inaugurated the program as Chief Guest. General Manager of Bangladesh Bank and Operational Head of BFIU Debaprosad Debnath was present as Special Guest. Deputy Managing Director and CAMLCO of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Md. Abdul Jalil presided over the ceremony while Principal of Bank’s Training & Research Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa delivered welcome speech. Among others, Vice President of the Bank Md. Yahea was also present in the occasion. 64 officials from 39 different banks of Jessore area participated in the workshop.

Date: 24 Oct, 2016
Millennium Information Solution Limited receives "Global Finance" award

Millennium Information Solution Ltd (MISL), a subsidiary company of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has received a prestigious award from Global Finance, a US-based monthly business magazine, at Global Finance’s Digital Bank Conference and Awards, held on October 18th at the RSA House in London.

Global Finance usually reports on the international finance sector, covering such topics as corporate finance, joint ventures and M&A, country profiles, capital markets, investor relations, currencies, banking, risk management, custody, direct investment and money management.

“Global Finance has honored us for our flagship product “Ababil”, which provides a complete solution for Islamic banking. Millennium designed and developed this shariah-compliant solution with many Islamic banking clients in Bangladesh," said Mahmud Hossain, Managing Director of MISL.

MISL bagged the Global Finance award in 'Innovator in Islamic Finance, 2016' category.

He said MISL has also launched a number of new applications for Islamic banking. The solutions include core Islamic banking, mobile banking applications, Internet banking, Islamic treasury activities, loan/proposal management, Islamic foreign exchange, off-shore banking, check requisition system, human resource management system and payroll, and employee performance management systems.

MISL, being one of the top ten (10) Islamic Banking Solution providers in the world (according to Gartner Inc.), made Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. its equity partner to consolidate its position on flagship product 'Ababil' across the globe.

'Ababil' is currently being used by 8 banks and 2 NBFIs.

The company has more than 18 years of experience in this domain and is on the process of setting up its global office in Dubai soon.

Date: 23 Oct, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited inaugurates Agent Banking Outlet at Bakra Bazaar, Jessore

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited is operating Agent Banking Service for its clients. In this connection, an Agent Banking Outlet was inaugurated recently at Bakra Bazaar, Jhikorgacha, Jessore. Deputy General Manager of Financial Inclusion Division of Bangladesh Bank Md. Asraful Alam inaugurated the Outlet as Chief Guest. Among others, Senior Vice President and Head of AIBL Khulna Zone Md. Manjurul Alam, First Assistant Vice Presidents Md. Istiak Hassan, Md. Abul Hossin and Md. Sakhawat Hossain were present in the occasion. Agent of the outlet Md. Murshid Alam thanked the audience.

The event saw the introduction of new Agent Banking Outlets of the Bank from where customers can  open accounts, deposit and withdraw money, collect remittance, check account balance, transfer funds, apply for investment, collect sanctions, pay utility bills, pay installments and can do all other banking activities more easily.

Date: 20 Oct, 2016
Executive Development Program on "Marketing of Financial Products & Services" held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A daylong Executive Development Program on ‘Marketing of Financial Products & Services’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 20 October, 2016. Managing Director (Current Charges) of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam inaugurated the program as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa presided over the ceremony while Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Karim was present as Special Guest. Faculty Member and Vice President Towhid Siddique was also present in the inauguration. Selected Executives of the Bank participated in the program.

Date: 16 Oct, 2016
Training Course on "Islamic Ideology, Courtesy & Customer Service" starts at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A 3 days long Training Course on ‘Islamic Ideology, Courtesy & Customer Service’ was started at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 16 October, 2016. Managing Director (C.C.) of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam inaugurated the program as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa presided over the ceremony while Faculty Member Towhid Siddique was also present in the inauguration. Selected sub-staffs of the Bank participated in the program.

Date: 10 Oct, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank patronizes research for livestock development

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated Tk.1 (One) lac to Abu Sayeed Shakhawat Hossain, of Bangladesh Agriculture University, Mymensingh to carry-on his research works for developing food, milk and other improvements of cattle. In this connection, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman handed over a cheque to PHD student Abu Sayeed Shakhwat on 10 October 2016 under the Banks CSR program. Among others Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, S. M. Jaffar, Executive Vice President & Company Secretary Abdul Hannan Khan and Vice President Jalal Ahmed Khan were also present in the occasion.

Date: 09 Oct, 2016
Workshop on "Women Entrepreneur Development in AIBL" held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day long Workshop on ‘Women Entrepreneur Development in AIBL’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 8 October, 2016. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the program as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa presided over the ceremony while Deputy Managing Director Kazi Towhidul Alam, Executive Vice President Abed Ahmed Khan and Faculty Member Towhid Siddique was also present in the inauguration. Selected women entrepreneurs of the Bank participated in the program.

Date: 04 Oct, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. celebrates 21st Anniversary

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has been celebrating its 21st year of inception. On this occasion, a brief ceremony was arranged at the Head Office of the Bank. Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) was present as the Chief Guest while Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony. Vice Chairman Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj A.N.M. Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Dr. Md. Shafiul Haider Chowdhury, Anwar Hossain and Faruq Ahmad Siddiqi were present as Special Guests.

Al Arafah Islami Bank Limited was established as a private limited company and started its operation on 27 September 1995. It is one of the best Islamic Banks in Bangladesh. The authorized capital of the Bank has now stood at Tk.1500 Crore of which paid up capital is Tk. 994.30 Crore. It has 137 branches and 51 agent outlets. As unaudited statements, the Bank has Tk. 20,610 crore deposit and Tk. 18,625 crore as investment. Its import and export are Tk. 8,400 crore and Tk. 6,600 crore respectively. The Bank has earned Tk. 894 crore as foreign remittance in this year.

Date: 03 Oct, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited sponsors "International Conference on Banking and Finance" organized by Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM)

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has sponsored ‘International Conference on Banking and Finance’ arranged by Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM) recently. In the closing ceremony, the Institute awarded a Crest to the Bank as a symbol of thanks. Deputy Managing Director of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam received the crest from Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank Abu Hena Mohd. Razee Hassan, who was present as Chief Guest. Among others, Director General of BIBM Dr. Toufic Ahmed Choudhury and other dignitaries were present in the occasion.

Date: 28 Sep, 2016
Board Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 298th meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 28 September 2016. Alhajj Abdus Samad, Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Board Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhaj Hafez Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj A N M Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Faruk Ahmad Siddique, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors and other related Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 27 Sep, 2016
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Date: 26 Sep, 2016
"Knowledge Sharing Session (KSS) for the Credit Report Users" held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A day long Workshop on ‘Knowledge Sharing Session (KSS) for the Credit Credit Report Users’ was held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 26 September, 2016. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the program as Chief Guest. C. D. Sreedharan, Visiting Professor, NMIMS, SIMSR, Welingkar, Sydenham Institute and Siddhartha Biswas, Regional manager, Dun & Bradstreet South Asia Middle East were present as Guest Speakers in the Workshop. Among others Deputy Managing Director of the Bank Md. Abdul Jalil, Vice President C. G. M. Asaduzzaman and Faculty Member Towhid Siddique was also present in the inauguration. 44 selected officers of the Bank participated in the program.

Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, said we all have to grow expertise in both local and foreign banking service. He advised all the participants to apply knowledge acquired from the training in the practical field to serve the clients more effectively and efficiently.

Date: 25 Sep, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited inaugurates Agent Banking Outlet at Shibpur Bazaar, Brahmanbaria

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited is operating Agent Banking Service for its clients. In this connection, an Agent Banking Outlet was inaugurated recently at Shibpur Bazaar, Brahmanbaria. Executive Vice President & Head of Agent Banking Division Abed Ahmed Khan inaugurated the Outlet as Chief Guest. Among others, Assistant Vice President Md. Moynal Hossain, Manager of AIBL Nabinagar Branch Md. Anowar Hossain and Md. Shakhawat Hossain were present in the occasion. Agent of the outlet Mohammad Iqbal Ahmed Sarkar thanked the audience.

The event saw the introduction of new Agent Banking Outlets of the Bank from where customers can  open accounts, deposit and withdraw money, collect remittance, check account balance, transfer funds, apply for investment, collect sanctions, pay utility bills, pay installments and can do all other banking activities more easily.

Date: 22 Sep, 2016
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 551th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 22 September 2016. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj A N M Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Company Secretary Md. Mofazzel Hossain, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 20 Sep, 2016
Training Course on "Foreing Exchange & International Trade, Phase-3" held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A 3-days long training on ‘Foreing Exchange & International Trade, Phase-3’

  was started at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 20 September, 2016. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the program as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa presided over the ceremony and special guest was DMD Mohammad Abdul Jalil. Among others VP Mahmud Hossain Khan, Faculty Member AVP Towhid Siddique and AVP Md Zakir Imtiaz was also present. Selected Officer from Head Office and selected branches of the Bank participated in the program.

Date: 07 Sep, 2016
Board Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 297th meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 7 September 2016. Alhajj Abdus Samad, Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Vice Chairman of the Board Alhajj Abdus Salam, Members Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhaj Hafez Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj A N M Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Dr. Md. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury, Salim Rahman, Khalid Rahim, Faruk Ahmad Siddique, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors and other related Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 06 Sep, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. inaugurates Xpress Money Remittance Services

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited will provide Xpress Money Remittance Services to the recipients. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman and Arvind Mylar, Vice President - Business Development MEASA & CIS jointly inaugurated the service at the Head Office of the Bank on 6 September 2016. Among others Deputy Managing Directors of the Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, S. M. Jaffar, Exutive Vice President Md. Abdur Rahim Duary, Senior Vice President Md. Abul Hossain, Vice Presidents Md. Azharul Islam, Jalal Ahmed and on behalf of Xpress Money Preethi Sunil, Regional Head - Product & Pricing MEASA & CIS, Md. Zakaria Mahamud, Country Relationship Manager – Business Development, Xpress Money – Bangladesh, Mahmudul Islam, Officer – Operations, Xpress Money –Bangladesh along with other delegates from both organizations were present in the occasion.

Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, said in his speech, with the help of this new venture, procurement of foreign remittance sent by Bangladeshi expatriates will be fast and easier to avail. He also said, beneficiaries of foreign remittance can able to get the remittance from any branch & agent outlets of AIBL countrywide sent by the Bangladeshi expatriates residing across the globe.

Date: 05 Sep, 2016
Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited held

The Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held on September 5, 2016 at the Head Office of the Bank. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the meeting. Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque and S. M. Jaffar were present as special guests. Head Office Executives, Zonal Heads and Managers form selected branches participated in the conference.

Date: 01 Sep, 2016
Executive Committee Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 549th Executive Committee Meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 1 September 2016. Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Chairman of the Committee presided over the meeting. The Meeting reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Committee Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A N M Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque and other Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 24 Aug, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd inaugurates Bangora Bazaar, Comilla

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited is operating Agent Banking Service for its clients. In this connection, an Agent Banking Outlet was inaugurated recently Bangora Bazaar, Muradpur, Comilla. Executive Vice President & Head of Agent Banking Division Abed Ahmed Khan

inaugurated the Outlet as Chief Guest. Among others, Assistant Vice President Md. Moynal Hossain, Manager of AIBL Companygonj Branch Md. Rafiqul Islam and Md. Shakhawat Hossain were present in the occasion. Agent of the outlet Md. Lutfor Rahman thanked the audience.

The event saw the introduction of new Agent Banking Outlets of the Bank from where customers can  open accounts, deposit and withdraw money, collect remittance, check account balance, transfer funds, apply for investment, collect sanctions, pay utility bills, pay installments and can do all other banking activities more easily.

Date: 21 Aug, 2016
Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited held

The Business Development Conference of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held on August 21, 2016 at the Head Office of the Bank. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the meeting. Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque and S. M. Jaffar were present as special guests. Head Office Executives, Zonal Heads and Managers form selected branches participated in the conference.

Date: 17 Aug, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 137th Branch at Chawkbazar, Chittagong

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 137th branch at Chawkbazar,  Chittagong on 17 August 2016. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest. Chairman of KDS Group and President, Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries Alhajj Khalilur Rahman was present as Guest of Honor. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony while Directors of the Bank Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Anowar Hossain, Dr. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury and Deputy Managing Director S. M. Jaffar were present as Special Guests.

Head and Executive Vice President of AIBL Chittagong Zone Muhammad Mujibul Quader delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by prominent businessmen Md. Kamal Uddin and Golam Haidar Mintu. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local people, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Manager of the branch Md. Ishak thanked the audience.

Chief Guest Chairman Ahlajj Abdus Samad (Labu), in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. Guest of Honor Alhajj Khalilur Rahman welcomed the new branch at Chawkbazar and wished all the best. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 14 Aug, 2016
Board Meeting of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. held

The 296th meeting of the Board of Directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was held at the Board Room of the Bank on 14 August 2016. Alhajj Abdus Samad, Chairman, Board of Directors presided over the meeting that reviewed overall business performance of the Bank.

Members of the Board Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhaj Hafez Md. Enayetullah, Alhajj Ahamedul Haque, Alhajj A N M Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Dr. Md. Shafiul Haidar Chowdhury, Anowar Hossain, Salim Rahman, Khalid Rahim, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Deputy Managing Directors and other related Executives were present in the meeting.

Date: 09 Aug, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited donates Tk 75 lac to Prime Ministers Relief Fund

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated Tk. 75 lac to Prime Minister’s Relief fund to help the flood effected people of the country. Vice Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Md. Abdus Salam and Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman handed over the cheque to the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a program held at Ganabhaban on 9 August, Tuesday. BAB chairman Md. Nazrul Islam Majumdar along with Chairmen, Directors and Chief Executives of other banks were also present in the occasion.

Date: 07 Aug, 2016
Training Course on "Foreign Exchange & International Trade" starts at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A 3-days long training on ‘Foreign Exchange & International Trade’ has been started at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Training & Research Institute on 7 July, 2016. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the program as Chief Guest. Principal of the Institute Nurul Islam Khalifa presided over the ceremony. Among others Faculty Member Towhid Siddique was also present. Selected officials from Head Office and selected branches of the Bank participated in the program.

Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, said banking in Islamic Shariah is a blessing for our life, thus we have to deliver more modern services to the clients of the Bank. He also mentioned that international trades play vital roles to contribute in the national economy. He advised all the participants to apply knowledge acquired from the training in the practical field to serve the clients more effectively and efficiently.

Date: 03 Aug, 2016
Workshop on "Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism" held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited

A daylong Workshop on ‘Prevention of Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism’ held at Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited on 30 July, 2016. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman inaugurated the program as Chief Guest. Faculty Member of the Institute Towhid Siddique presided over the ceremony. Selected officials from Head Office and selected branches of the Bank participated in the program.

Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, said banking in Islamic Shariah is a blessing for our life, thus we have to deliver more modern services to the clients of the Bank. He also mentioned that there is no room for terrorism and other unlawful activities in Islam. He advised all to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing at any cost.

Date: 31 Jul, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd inaugurates Rajendrapur Bazaar, Gazipur

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited is operating Agent Banking Service for its clients. In this connection, an Agent Banking Outlet was inaugurated recently Rajendrapur Bazaar, Gazipur. Executive Vice President & Head of Agent Banking Division Abed Ahmed Khan inaugurated the Outlet as Chief Guest. Among others, Assistant Vice President Md. Moynal Hossain, Manager of AIBL Kapasia Branch Md. Al-Amin and Md. Shakhawat Hossain were present in the occasion. Agent of the outlet Arif Sarkar thanked the audience.

The event saw the introduction of new Agent Banking Outlets of the Bank from where customers can  open accounts, deposit and withdraw money, collect remittance, check account balance, transfer funds, apply for investment, collect sanctions, pay utility bills, pay installments and can do all other banking activities more easily.

Date: 25 Jul, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 136th Branch at Kaliakoir, Gazipur

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 136th branch at Kaliakoir, Gazipur on 25 July 2016. Director of the Bank Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony.

Head of AIBL Dhaka North Zone Md. Atiqur Rahman delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by Mayor of Kaliakoir Pourashabha Md. Mujibur Rahman, prominent businessmen Md. Azibur Rahman, Md. Humayun Kabir Khan, Md. Salahuddin and Md. Shamsul Haque. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Manager of the branch Md. Rabiul Islam thanked the audience.

Chief Guest Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 18 Jul, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 135th Branch at Polashbari, Gaibandha

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 135th branch at Polashbari, Gaibandha on 18 July 2016. Director of the Bank Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony.

Head of AIBL Bogra Zone Md. Abul Basher delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by Imam of Polashbari Central Mosqeue Moulana Md. Mustafizur Rahman Raja, Officer In-charge of Polashbari Police Station Md. Majibur Rahman, President of leather business association Md. Abtab Uddin Mollah and president of upajila Awami League Md. Abu Bakar Siddique. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Manager of the branch Md. Hasan Ali thanked the audience.

Chief Guest Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 17 Jul, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 134th Branch at Natore

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 134th branch at Natore Sadar, Natore on 17 July 2016. Director of the Bank Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony.

Head of AIBL Bogra Zone Md. Abul Basher delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by Advocate Md. Shirajul Islam, Nurun Nabi Sonar, Golam Sarowar, Gazi Md. Momin, Md. Abdur Rob Khan Chowdhury and President of Natore Chamber of Commerce and Industries Alhajj Md. Aminul Hoque. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Manager of the branch Md. Rashedul Islam thanked the audience.

Chief Guest Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 29 Jun, 2016
Md. Habibur Rahman renewed as Managing Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd.

Eminent Banker Md. Habibur Rahman has been renewed as the Managing Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited for the 1 July, 2016 to 31 December 2018 term. Md. Habibur Rahman joiend Al-Arafah Islami Bank as Managing director 1st july 2013. He was the Deputy Managing Director of Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited before joining Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited. Mr Rahman started his banking career through joining Sonali Bank in 1978 as Probationary Officer.

Dedicated in pursuit of welfare banking, Md. Habibur Rahman joined Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) in 1983 as Senior Officer. He served the bank – his workplace for long three decades – in multiple capacities as the faculty of Training Academy, Manager of five major branches including Local Office and Head of Operations, International Banking and Investment Wings of Head Office for long time.

A career banker Md. Habibur Rahman participated different professional training programs both at home & abroad. To attend seminars, workshops & conferences he visited more than 25 countries including USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France. He is a diplomaed associate of Institute of Banks Bangladesh.

Md. Habibur Rahman did his S.S.C. in 1968 from Barisal Zilla School, H.S.C. in 1970 from Govt. B.M. College, Graduation with Hon’s & Masters in Accounting in 1973 & 1974 respectively both from the University of Dhaka.

Date: 28 Jun, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited donates Tk 1.5 crore to Prime Ministers Relief Fund

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina received a cheque for Tk 1.5 crore from Abdus Samad Labu, Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami bank as donation for Prime Minister’s Relief fund in a programe held at Ganabhaban Monday. BAB chairman Md. Nazrul Islam Majumdar and Managing Director of the Al-Arafah Bank Md. Habibur Rahman is also seen.

Date: 22 Jun, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 133rd Branch at Pallabi

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 133rd branch at Pallabi, Dhaka on 22 June, 2016. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest. Directors Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director of Krisibid Group Dr. Ali Afzal, Assistant Attorney General Advocate Mia Sirajul Islam, Head Master of Little Flower School Mia Abdul Hakim and Managing Director of Imperial Holdings Asadur Rahman Joarder were present as Special Guests while Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony.

Head of AIBL Dhaka North Zone Md. Atiqur Rahman delivered the welcome speech. Among others Company Secretary Md. Mofazzal Hossain, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Fazlul Karim, S. M. Jaffar, Senir Vice President Manir Ahmad, Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Branch Manager Arif Billah Mithu thanked the audience.

Chief Guest Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad, in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. The Bank strictly avoid any suspicious income not abide by the laws of Shariah. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 20 Jun, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 132nd Branch at Chuadanga

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 132nd branch at Chuadanga on 20 June 2016. Director of the Bank Alhajj Abdul Malek Molla inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest.  Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony while prominent businessman Md. Shahidul Haque Molla, Managing Director of Zaman Group of Industries Syed Asaduzzaman and Mayor of Chuadanga Purasabha Obaidur Rahman Chowdhury Zipu were present as special guests.

Head of AIBL Khulna Zone Md. Manjurul Alam delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by Chairman of Chuadanga Chamber of Commerce & Industries Habibur Rahman and President of Shop Owners’ Association Haji Mohammad Asaduzzaman. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Manager of the branch Md. Abdus Shukur thanked the audience.

Chief Guest Alhajj Abdul Malek Molla, in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 15 Jun, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 131st Branch at Amanbazar, Chittagong

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 131st branch at Amanbazar, Hathajari, Chittagong on 15 June 2016, Chairman of KDS Group and President of Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industries Alhajj Khalilur Rahman inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest.  Vice Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Salam was present as Special Guest while Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony.

Head of AIBL Chittagong Zone Mohammad Mujibul Quader delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by Deputy Managing Director of the Bank S. M. Jaffar, social worker  S. M. Hasan Mamun, President of Aman Bazar Committee Md. Neyamat Ali Khan Nahid and Chairman of Chikondondi Union Parisad Mohammad Selim. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Manager of the branch Md. Golam Mohiuddin Chowdhury thanked the audience.

Chief Guest Alhajj Khalilur Rahman, in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.

Date: 05 Jun, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited gives Bicycles and Scholarships to rural students

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has donated bicycles and scholarships to underprivileged students of microfinance scheme as its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) program. Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad handed over the donations to the students as Chief Guest in a ceremony arranged at Head Office of the Bank on 5 June 2016. Directors Badiur Rahman, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah and Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed were present as Special Guests. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony. Among others, Company Secretary Md. Mofazzal Hossain, Deputy Managing Directors Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, S. M. Jaffar, Executive Vice President Abed Ahmed Khan, Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah, Vice President Jalal Ahmed and other executives of the Bank were also present in the occasion.

The Bank donated 20 bicycles to 20 female students and gave scholarships to 21 poor students to encourage them to continue their study. Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad said, Al-Arafah Islami Bank is not only a financial institution but also a social organization. He assured this type of welfare activities will be continued in future.

Date: 04 Jun, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited sponsors inauguration ceremony for meritorious students

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has sponsored an inauguration ceremony for meritorious students arranged by Friend for Students Organization, Gazipur. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman was present as Chief Guest in the ceremony arranged at Bongotaj Auditorium, Gazipur, on 4 June 2016. The occasion was addressed by Deputy Manging Director Md. Fazlul Karim and was presided by Chief Adviser of Friend for Students Organization M. A. Baten. The ceremony was inaugurated by President of Gazipur Mohanagar Chatro League Masud Rana Ershad. Among others, Vice President of the Bank Jalal Ahmed, Manager of AIBL Gazipur Branch Md. Mohiuddin Sharifi and other prominent dignitaries. 

Date: 01 Jun, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. signs agreement with TRANSFAST Remmitance LLC, USA

A remittance agreement has been signed between AL-Arafah Islami Bank Limited & TRANSFAST Remittance LLC, USA, a leading Global Money Transfer Company, on 1 June, 2016. Managing Director of the Bank Md. Habibur Rahman was present as chief guest in the signing ceremony while Director Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah was present as Special Guest. Deputy Managing Director of the Bank Md. Abdul Jalil and Country Head of TransFast Remmitance Mohammad Khairuzzaman exchanged the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations.

Among others, Deputy Managing Director of the Bank Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque, Senior Vice President Md. Abul Hossain, Vice Presidents Md. Azharul Islam, Jalal Ahmed, Assistant Managers of TransFast Remittance Farhana Kashfi Zahir and Farzana Alam along with other delegates from both organizations were present in the ocassion.

Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, said in his speech, with the help of this agreement procurement of foreign remittance sent by Bangladeshi expatriates will be fast and easier to avail. He also said, beneficiaries of foreign remittance can able to get the remittance from any branch & agent outlets of AIBL countrywide sent by the Bangladeshi expatriates residing across the globe.

Date: 29 May, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited opens 130th Branch at Laxmipur
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. opens its 130th branch at Bazar Main Road, Laxmipur on 29 May 2016, Sunday. Director of the Bank Badiur Rahman inaugurated the branch as Chief Guest. Director Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah and Administrator of Laxmipur District Council Alhajj Md. Shamsul Islam were present as Special Guests while Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman presided over the ceremony. Head of AIBL Comilla Md. Fazlur Rahman delivered the welcome speech. The occasion was addressed by prominent businessmen Md. Masudur Rahman, Raju Ahmed, Dr. Nurul Islam Sohel,Moulana Md. Ismail, Md. Absus Sattar and Abdul Aziz. Among others Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed were present in the inauguration. A large number of local peoples, businessmen, clients and well-wishers participated on the program. Manager of the branch Mahmudur Rahman Chowdhury thanked the audience. Chief Guest Badiur Rahman, in his speech, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. was established not for making profit by doing business but only for the welfare of the society. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, in his speech, invited all to have the blessings of Islamic banking service. He also said, only Islamic banking system can boost-up the economy of the country.
Date: 12 May, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd receives "Letter of Appreciation" from Bangladesh Bank

Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has achieved all the targets set by Bangladesh Bank for Agriculture & Rural Investment for the financial year 2014-2015. In this achievement Bangladesh Bank has presented a "Letter of Appreciation" to the Bank. Deputy Governor of Bangladesh Bank S. K. Sur Chowdhury handed over the Letter to Deputy Managing Director of Al-Arafah Islmi Bank Kazi Towhidul Alam on 11 May at Bangladesh Bank Head Office. Among others executive Vice President of the Bank Abed Ahmed Khan was present in the occasion.

Date: 03 May, 2016
Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad meets top executives
The newly elected Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Alhajj Abduss Samad has met the top executives of the Bank on 2 May, 2016 at the Head Office of the Bank. He was the Chief Guest in the meeting that was presided by the Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman. Among others Ex-Chairman Badiur Rahman, Company Secretary Md. Mofazzal Hossain, Deputy Managing Directors Md. Rezaur Rahman, Kazi Towhidul Alam, Md. Abdul Jalil, Md. Fazlul Karim, Muhammad Mahmoodul Haque and S. M. Jaffar were present in the meeting. Top executives of the Head Office participated in the function. Chairman Alhajj Abdus Samad, in his speech as Chief Guest, said Al-Arafah Islami Bank is propelling forward to be the best Islamic bank in the country. He asked cooperation from all the stakeholders to keep the pace and also assured support from the Board. Alhajj Abdus Samad (Labu) has been elected as the Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited as the 291st meeting of the Board of Directors assigned him as the Chairman unanimously on April 27, 2016.
Date: 02 May, 2016
Hafez Alhajj Mohammad Enayet Ullah elected as Chairman and Salim Rahman elected as Vice Chairman of Executive Committee of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd.
Hafez Alhajj Mohammad Enayet Ullah and Salim Rahman have been elected as Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Executive Commitee of the Board of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. respectively. They were elected unanimously in the 291st meeting of the Board held on 27 April 2016. According to the decision of the meeting they will continue their new responsibilities untill the next AGM of the Bank. Chairman Hafez Alhajj Mohammad Enayet Ullah is one of the founder directors of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. He is a prominent industrialist and businessman from Dhaka. He is the Chairman of AIBL Foundation. He also is the president of Moulovi Bazar Merchant Association and Bangladesh Whole Sale Spices Merchant Association. He a Hafez in the Holy Quran. Hafez Mohammad Enayet Ullah is a great humaniterian involved in many social welfare activities. Vice Chairman Salim Rahman hailed from a respectable Muslim family of Chittagong. His father Alhajj Khalilur Rahman is a prominent businessman and founder of KDS Group, one of the largest industrial groups of the country. Currently Salim Rahman is the Managing Director of KDS Garments Industries Ltd. and KDS Accessories Ltd. He also is the Director of KDS Apparels Ltd., KDS IDR Ltd., KYCR Coil Ltd., Still Accessories Ltd., KDS Poly Industries Ltd. and many other companies. He was Director of another private bank for 15 years before joining as Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited. Salim Rahman is an MBA on Business Administration from the USA. Salim Rahman is married to Mrs. Tahsina Rahman. They have 2 daughters and 2 sons.
Date: 28 Apr, 2016
Alhajj Mohammed Abdus Salam elected as Vice-Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd.
Alhajj Mohammed Abdus Salam has been elected as Vice Chairman of the Board of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. He was elected unanimously in the 291st meeting of the Board of Directors held on 27 April 2016. Alhajj Mohammed Abdus Salam is a prominent businessman from Chittagong. He is the son of renowned businessman of Chittagong Alhajj Mir Ahmed Sawdagar, one of the Sponsor Shareholders and ex-Chairman of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. Mohammed Abdus Salam is the Managing Director of Mir Group, one of the largest industrial groups of Khatungunj, Chittagong. He is the Founder Director of Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industries and Founder of Southern University. Mohammed Abdus Salam is involved in various social welfare activities.
Date: 21 Apr, 2016
Hafez Alhajj Md. Enayet Ullah Elected as President of Moulovi Bazar Merchant Association
Sponsor Director of Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited and Chairman of AIBL Foundation Hafez Alhajj Md. Enayet Ullah has elected as President of Moulovi Bazar Merchant Association. In his new achievement the Chairmanj of the Bank Badiur Rahman congratulated him and presented a floral buquet on behalf of the Bank and the Foundation on 21 April 2016. In the ceremony also was present Directors of the Bank Alhajj Abdul Malek Mollah, Alhajj Nazmul Ahsan Khaled, Alhajj A N M Yeahea, Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed, Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman, Company Secretary, Deputy Managing Directors and other senior officials of the Bank.
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