Amana Bank is a licensed commercial bank in Sri Lanka practising Islamic finance

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Amana Bank expands to Demetagoda

Amãna Bank opened its 6th Branch in Colombo and overall 28th Branch in Demetagoda recently under the patronage of the Bank’s Director Dr. A. A. M. Haroon alongside Director... (+)

Amãna Bank opens branch in Old Moor Street

Amãna Bank recently opened a new branch in Old Moor Street, furthering its reach in and around Colombo for customers to access its non-interest based unique banking model as well... (+)

Amãna Bank receives Global Award for Innovation

The world renowned ‘Global Finance Magazine’ recently recognized and listed Amãna Bank in the magazine’s ‘Innovator 2016’ Index for its novel Gold Certificate Financing product ... (+)

Amãna Bank partners with Imperial College of Business Studies to provide affordable Education Financing

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s premier non-interest based licensed commercial bank has tied up with Imperial College of Business Studies (ICBS) to offer affordable Education Finance facilities ... (+)

Credit Approval within 3 Days for Your Dream Home with Amãna Bank

Owning your dream home is now made easy with Amãna Bank Home Financing. Offering attractive financing schemes, Amãna Bank Home Financing gives the customer the option to purchase a bare... (+)

Amãna Bank Grade 5 Scholarship Reward program

Amãna Bank recorded another successful half year of banking operations by achieving a Profit Before Tax of LKR 78 million for the six months ending 30 June 2016, despite challenging and... (+)

Amãna Bank Net Operating Income for 1H crosses LKR 1 Billion

Amãna Bank recorded another successful half year of banking operations by achieving a Profit Before Tax of LKR 78 million for the six months ending 30 June 2016, despite challenging and... (+)

Amãna Bank Expands Reach by Joining LankaPay Network

Towards providing its customers with greater convenience and access, Amãna Bank recently joined the LankaPay Common ATM Switch(CAS), reaching yet another significant milestone in the Bank’s journey. Since... (+)

Amãna Bank Powers Inaugural Islamic Finance Forum of South Asia

With an objective of promoting the growing non-interest based Islamic banking and finance industry in Sri Lanka and the region, Amãna Bank has come forward to sponsor the inaugural Islamic Finance Forum of South Asia.... (+)

Amãna Bank Listed in Global Finance’s Innovators Index

Amãna Bank has received recognition from the world renowned ‘Global Finance Magazine’ by being amongst the handful to be listed in the magazine’s ‘The Innovators 2016’ index.This prestigious distinction recognizes.... (+)

Exclusive Offers for Amãna Bank Debit Cards

Amãna Bank has facilitated its Debit Card customers to enjoy great savings on purchases done during the months of June and July at over 40 Merchants. Customers can enjoy discounts ranging from 10% to 40% from.... (+)

Flexi Term Investment – A Novel Product from Amãna Bank

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s premier non-interest based licensed commercial bank, has introduced a novel investment account to the Sri Lankan banking industry, with the launch of its Flexi Term Investment Account. Amãna.... (+)

Amãna Bank’s Impressive Growth Continues in Q1 2016

Amãna Bank continued its profitability trend in Q1 2016 by achieving a Profit Before Tax of LKR 50.5 million for the first three months ending 31 Mach 2016, showcasing a significant growth of 119% compared... (+)

Amana Bank Assists Flood victims

The recent devastation caused by the massive floods and landslides in Sri Lanka has affected the lives of many families. 14 of Sri Lanka’s 25 districts, were effected by the most powerful floods ever recorded which has left ... (+)

Global Finance Recognizes Amãna Bank as Sri Lanka’s Best Islamic Financial Institution.

The world renowned ‘Global Finance Magazine’ recently recognized and awarded Amãna Bank as the Best Islamic Financial Institution in Sri Lanka for the third consecutive year. Amãna Bank will be honoured at an Awards Ceremony which is to be... (+)

Amãna Bank Conducts Special Workshop to SME's of Eastern Region

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s premier non-interest based Islamic financial service provider, recently concluded an awareness program on non-interest based Banking for the SME’s in the Eastern Region which was held at the Lee-Meridian Reception Hall,... (+)

Amãna Bank Holds Inaugural Awards Day at Nelum Pokuna

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s premier non-interest based Islamic financial services provider, recently concluded its inaugural Staff Awards Ceremony at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre. Held under the theme ‘Rewarding Excellence’, Amãna Bank Awards 2015 recognized the high performing individuals and branches during the aforementioned period. ... (+)

Amãna Bank Wins Another IFN Accolade

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s award winning licensed commercial bank operating on the non-interest based Islamic banking principles, has once again claimed the top spot at the prestigious IFN Awards 2016 by winning the Best Islamic Bank in Sri Lanka accolade. This is Amãna Bank’s 5th consecutive year ... (+)

Amãna Bank Turns Around with a Pre-tax Profit of LKR 218 MN;

Amãna Bank recorded its first year of core business profits in 2015 sustaining its trend in profitability which commenced in Q4 2014. According to the financials published, the Bank recorded LKR 218.7 million as Profit Before Tax for the year ended 2015 which marks a remarkable turnaround when compared.... (+)

Amãna Bank Enables First Drive Through ATM in Eastern Province

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s premier non-interest based licensed commercial Bank, facilitated the realization of a significant milestone for Eastern Province by establishing the first Drive Through ATM in the Province. This is in line with the Banks commitment to... (+)

Rewards for Amãna Bank Debit Card holders

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s premier non-interest based licensed commercial bank, has commenced a promotion to reward its Debit Card holders by wiping out their bills up to Rs. 5,000 daily. The promotion which will run until 15 January 2016, will select winners... (+)

Amãna Bank Bottom-line Grows by 171.8% at Q3 end

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s premier non-interest based banking institution, continued its upward profitability momentum by recording a Q3 profit of LKR 50.6 million following its Q1 and Q2 profit of LKR 23.1 million and (+)

Amãna Bank Ties up with WOW.lk

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s premier bank to operate in full conformity to the non-interest based Islamic banking concept, has tied up with Digital Commerce Lanka (Pvt) Ltd (DCL), a Dialog Axiata group company and the operator of leading online site www.wow.lk to offer the Bank’s Easy Payment Plan scheme.(+)

Amãna Bank Doubles Profits from Q1 to Q2

Sri Lanka’s pioneer non-interest based licensed commercial bank, Amãna Bank, achieved an impressive acceleration in profitability during Q2 2015 by recording a Profit of LKR 47.5 million compared to Q1 Profit of LKR 23.0 million.(+)

Amãna Bank Walks Away with the Most Number of Accolades at SLIBFI Awards 2015

Sri Lanka’s foremost provider of Islamic financial services, Amãna Bank strengthened its industry leadership status by being awarded the most number of accolades at the recently concluded Sri Lankan Islamic Banking and Finance Industry (SLIBFI) Awards Night.(+)

Amãna Bank Continues Profit Momentum

Having recorded its first profitable quarter in Q4 2014, Amãna Bank continued its good form in the 1st Quarter of 2015 by recording a Profit Before Tax of LKR 23.0 Million compared to the Loss Before Tax of LKR 49.3 Million recorded in the corresponding period of 2014.(+)

Amãna Bank Relocates Akurana Branch

Amãna Bank recently relocated its Akurana Branch to a more spacious and customer friendly location at No. 204/1 Matale Road, Akurana amidst a gathering of distinguished invitees and customers.(+)

Now Pay Your Dialog Bills at Amana Bank Island-wide

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s premier non-interest based banking solution provider, has tied up with leading telecommunications service provider, Dialog Axiata PLC, for the bank’s customers to pay their bills at any of the Bank’s 24 branches located island-wide.(+)

Amana Bank Opens its First off-site ATM at Mount Lavinia

Amãna Bank recently inaugurated its first remote ATM at the premises of Fantasia Elastics (Pvt) Limited in Mt Lavinia. The off-site ATM located at Post Master’s Place off Templers Road, Mount Lavinia will allow customers within the busy industrial vicinity to access their accounts 24 hours a day, providing greater convenience.(+)

Higher Studies Made Easy with Amãna Bank Education Finance

Amãna Bank recently launched their very own Education Finance scheme to help students achieve their academic and professional dreams. This facility is available for both aspiring students and young working individuals to complete their higher studies in an easy and affordable manner. (+)

Amãna Bank wins its 4th IFN Accolade

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s first and only licensed commercial bank operating according to the doctrines of Islamic banking, has triumphed once again at the world renowned Islamic Finance News (IFN) Awards Ceremony by claiming the coveted ‘Best Islamic Bank in Sri Lanka’ accolade.(+)

Amãna Bank Records First Profitable Quarter with LKR 88.5 Million PBT

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s one and only licensed commercial bank operating in full conformity to the non-interest based Islamic banking model, has recorded its first profitable quarter for Q4 2014.(+)

Amãna Bank Relocates its Galle Branch

Having had its presence in the historic town of Galle since 2006, Amãna Bank recently relocated its Galle Branch to a more specious and customer friendly location at 24 Old Matara Road, Galle. (+)

Value Addition for Amãna Bank Savings Plan from Amãna Takaful

Amãna Bank recently launched a new product titled “Savings Plan” which is unique savings scheme that allows customers to reach a target savings amount by a desired time period. (+)

Amãna Bank Records Monthly Profits with 85% Growth in Net Financing Income

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s only licensed commercial bank operating sans interest, has commenced recording monthly operating profits since August 2014.(+)

Amãna Bank Awarded as the World’s Best Up and Coming Islamic Bank

The world renowned ‘Global Finance Magazine’ recently recognized and awarded Amãna Bank as the Best Up-and-Comer Islamic Bank of the World.(+)

Amãna Bank Tie up with Singer to Offer Easy Payment Plan

Sri Lanka’s non-interest based banking pioneer Amãna Bank has tied up with consumer electronics giant Singer to facilitate(+)

Amãna Bank Expands Extended Banking Hour Network

Having introduced the convenience of Extended Banking hours last year for its customers at selected high traffic branches, AmãnaBank has(+)

Amãna Bank Declares October as Senior Citizen Savings Month

As a mark of respect for Senior Citizens of the country, Amãna Bank has declared the month of October as the Senior Citizen Savings(+)

Amãna Bank Successfully Conducts Inter-Branch Department Quiz

The Annual Inter-Branch &Department Quiz Competition of Amãna Bank was recently held for the second consecutive year at the Park Premier (+)

Commissioning of Lower Kotmale Hydro Power Plant Financed by Amãna Bank

A ceremony was held at the Corporate Office of Amãna Bank with the attendance of key officials from the Bank and Vidullanka PLC in order mark the successful completion and commissioning of the Lower Kotmale Hydro Power Plant project.(+)

Amãna Bank Relocates Akkaraipattu Branch

Amãna Bank recently relocated its Akkaraipattu Branch to a spacious office premises at 102, Main Street, Akkaraipattu providing convenient and easy access to their customers. (+)

Amãna Bank Savings Plan – a guide to disciplined savings

Amãna Bankrecently launched its flagship savings product "Savings Plan"; a unique savings scheme which allows customersto reach a target savings amount by a desired time period, helping them to develop the discipline of savings for the future. (+)

Amãna Bank once again extends support to SEF Scholarship Program

Amãna Bank made a generous contribution for the second consecutive year to the Serendib Educational Foundation (SEF) in providing financial assistance and scholarships to deserving students who are capable of pursuing their studies but are unable to do so due to financial constraints.SEF provided scholarships for more than 300 needy and talented students at a ceremony held recently. (+)

Amãna Bank offers the lowest five years Leasing rental this month

Sri Lanka's premier bank operating on Islamic banking principles, Amãna Bank now offers the market's lowest five years Leasing (Ijara) rental of Rs 2,131/=(inclusive of VAT) per month for Rs. 100,000/- lease. (+)

Amãna Bank sponsored mountaineer Elmo Francis breaks 4 SL records

Mountaineer Elmo Francis who recently voyaged to climb Mt Everest was successful in achieving four altitude records for Sri Lanka. (+)

Amana Bank Test PR

Business Banking, Mr Amrit CanagaRetna and Vice President Credit, Mr Ajmal Naleer from Mr Reyaz Mihular, Managing (+)

Amãna Bank Shines at the Sri Lanka Islamic Banking and Finance Industry Awards

Amãna Bank bagged two prestigious Gold awards at the 2nd annual Sri Lanka Islamic Banking and Finance Industry (SLIBFI) Awards night organised by Uto Edu Consult at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo last week. This is the only local award ceremony that recognizes all the individuals and institutions that made a significant contribution to the Islamic Banking and Finance industry in Sri Lanka during the year.(+)

Amana Bank Now in Puttalam

Amana Bank opened its 22ndbranch on 1 July 2013 at No. 23, Colombo Road, Puttalam, thereby expanding its services to the residents of the locality and nearby towns such as Kalpitiya, Norochcholai, Palavi, Karativeand Madurankuliya. Theopening ceremony was graced by the Chairman of the PuttalamUrban Council,Mr K.A.Baiz, Managing Director/CEO of Amana Bank Mr Faizal Salieh, Chief Operating Officer Mr Mohamed Azmeer and other invitees.(+)

Amana Bank launches Deposit Kiosk

Amana Bank's Main Branch located in Colombo 3 now offers the convenience of depositing cash and cheques 24 x 7 through its Deposit Kiosk facility. The Deposit Kiosk machine is located next to the Bank's ATM machine andis easily accessible around the clock......(+)

Amana Bank Continues Expansion Drive with its New Branch at Kuliyapitiya

Amana Bank has further extended its footprint with the opening of its Kuliyapitiya Branch on 20 February 2013 at No.215, 1/1, Main Street, Kuliyapitiya. The inauguration of the Bank's seventeenth branch in Kuliyapitiya was marked under the honourable patronage of the Mayor of Kuliyapitiya, Hon Lakshman Adikari, Managing Director/CEO of Amana Bank Mr Faizal Salieh.....(+)

Ash-Sheik Hassan Kaleem joins Amana Bank Sharia Council (May 17 2012)

Amana Bank further strengthened its Independent Sharia Supervisory Council with the inclusion of Ash-Sheik Mufti Muhammad Hassan Kaleem, an established Islamic banking academic and practitioner from Karachi, Pakistan. Ash-Sheik Hassan Kaleem is a permanent faculty member of Jamiah Darul-Uloom Karachi (a leading Institute of Islamic Sciences in Pakistan) and the Centre of Islamic Economics, Karachi. He is also a trainer of Sharia standards at the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institution (AAOIFI), Bahrain and a visiting faculty member of the National Institute of Banking and Finance (State Bank of Pakistan).(+)

Amana Bank introduces 'Prestige Banking' (April 23 2012)

Amana Bank, the country's only licensed commercial bank to fully operate in compliance with Islamic banking principles, recently launched a special banking platform to service its high networth customers. Aptly named 'Amana Bank Prestige', this banking platform provides a superior level of service to its select membership across all touch points while providing a range of preferential benefits and special offers for their indulgence.(+)

Amana Bank commemorates Earth Hour (April 10 2012)

Amana Bank marked Earth Hour 2012 at its head office in Colombo 3 with a large number of employees and their families gathering to pledge their commitment toward combating climate change. At 8.30 p.m. all the lights in the building were switched off, candles were lit and Chinese sky lanterns were released to the sky, colouring the surroundings in bursts of colour and aiming to create awareness among those who were unaware of this impending threat.(+)

Amana Bank receives 'Best Islamic Bank in Sri Lanka' accolade(March 16 2012)

Amana Bank was adjudged the Best Islamic Banking Service Provider in Sri Lanka at the Islamic Finance News (IFN) poll conducted in December 2011. Picture shows Mr Faizal Salieh, MD/CEO of Amana Bank, receiving the accolade from Mr Andrew Morgan, Managing Director of the Malaysia-based REDMoney Group at the IFN Award Ceremony held in Dubai. The IFN poll, held for the 7th consecutive year takes an unbiased, transparent and all-encompassing approach in selecting the best Islamic banking service providers in the world.(+)

Amana Bank partners with Halal Expo 2012(March 1 2012)

Amana Bank joined hands as an "Event Partner" and made a striking presence at the recently concluded Halal Expo 2012 (Exhibition) at Hotel Galadari. The event showcased the growing Halal industry in Sri Lanka and attracted a very high level of participation. This is the 3rd edition of the Halal Expo Exhibition and the most successful in terms of participation compared to the previous occasions.(+)

Amana Bank globally honoured as 'Best Islamic Bank in Sri Lanka' (January 09 2012)

Sri Lanka's pioneer Islamic bank, Amana Bank was voted the 'Best Islamic Bank in Sri Lanka' at the global Islamic Finance News poll for 2011 conducted by the Malaysia-based RedMoney Group. The results of this prestigious award poll held for the 7th consecutive year were officially released on 4 January 2012, which includes the results for the World's Best Islamic Bank, the Islamic Banker of the Year, the Best Islamic Bank by country and the Best Islamic Banking Deals for the Year.(+)

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