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.