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.