Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. has opened 152nd branch at Anwara, Chittagong on 10 December, 2017. State Minister of Land Saifuzzaman Chowdhury Javed MP inaugurated the new branch as Chief Guest. Chairman of Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Chairman of KDS Group Alhajj Khalilur Rahman was present as Guest of Honor. Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu presided over the meeting. The occasion was addressed by Vice Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Md. Abdus Salam, Director Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury while Director Alhajj Ahamedul Hoque was also present. Managing Director Md. Habibur Rahman delivered the welcome speech.
The occasion was addressed by Chairman of Chatri UP Md. Yasin Hiru, Bot-toli UP Chairman Prof. M. A. Mannan Chowdhury, General Secretary of Upazila Awami League Abdul Malek, Chairman of 1 noBoiragi Union Md. Solaiman Chowdhury, Member of Chittagong Zila Parisad S. M. Alamgir Chowdhury and Chairman of Anwara UP Asim Kumar Dev.
The program was directed by Senior Vice President Engr. Md. Habib Ullah and Vice President Jalal Ahmed. Among others, Senior Vice President and Head of AIBL Chittagong Zone Mohammad Azam and managers of the zone were also present. Manager of the branch Mohammad Ali Newaz thanked the audience.
Chief Guest of the ceremony, State Minister Saifuzzaman Chowdhury javed MP welcomed the new branch and asked the Bank authority to provide modern banking service to the people. 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.