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Amana Bank among Top 100 Islamic Banks in the World
October 14, 2021

Amana Bank among Top 100 Islamic Banks in the World

Amana Bank was ranked among the World’s Top 100 Strongest Islamic Banks by The Asian Banker in their 2020 ranking index based on balance sheet strength and asset size. In evaluating the Strongest Islamic Banks, The Asian Banker has established a comprehensive and rigorous scorecard entailing six...

Amãna Bank recognized as the Fastest Growing Retail Bank in Sri Lanka
October 8, 2021

Amãna Bank recognized as the Fastest Growing Retail Bank in Sri Lanka

UK’s highly acclaimed Global Banking and Finance Review Magazine has adjudicated Amãna Bank as the ‘Fastest Growing Retail Bank in Sri Lanka’ in their recent awards announcement. Having achieved a 16% growth in Total Assets in 2020, Amãna Bank went on to reach the milestone...

Fitch affirms Amana Bank’s rating at BB+: Stable
October 7, 2021

Fitch affirms Amana Bank’s rating at BB+: Stable

In their latest rating review carried out in September 2021, Fitch Ratings Sri Lanka has affirmed Amana Bank PLC’s National Long Term Rating at BB+ with a Stable Outlook, thereby maintaining the Bank’s rating profile which was upwardly revised in June 2020. This rating is affirmed despite...

Amãna Bank announces Scrip Dividend dates
October 1, 2021

Amãna Bank announces Scrip Dividend dates

Having declared a LKR 260 million worth Interim Scrip Dividend last week, Amãna Bank in its latest CSE communiqué have confirmed 4th October 2021 and 6th October 2021 as the XD Date and the Record Date respectively for the dividend. The 2021 Scrip Dividend, which is in line with the directions...

Amãna Bank continues dividend journey with a Scrip Dividend of Rs 260 Mn
September 28, 2021

Amãna Bank continues dividend journey with a Scrip Dividend of Rs 260 Mn

Continuing its divided journey and having just concluded 10 years of operations, Amãna Bank recently announced its fourth consecutive annual dividend by offering its shareholders an Interim Scrip Dividend of 10 cents per share for the Financial Year 2021. The Bank’s latest dividend which...

Amãna Bank continues to reward New Borns
September 27, 2021

Amãna Bank continues to reward New Borns

The birth of a child is surely a significant occasion in any parent’s life, and from that point onwards every parent envisions the best for their child, including establishing a sound financial foundation. To help children achieve their fullest potential, Amãna Bank is once again joining...

Bureau Veritas affirms Amãna Bank’s ISO/IEC 27001:2013 IT security system certification
September 22, 2021

Bureau Veritas affirms Amãna Bank’s ISO/IEC 27001:2013 IT security system certification

Demonstrating the reliability of its information security systems, Amana Bank’s ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification has been successfully affirmed by Bureau Veritas Sri Lanka. The prestigious ISO certification is a world recognized accreditation for information protection and security, bestowed by...

Amãna Bank donates lifesaving ventilator
September 9, 2021

Amãna Bank donates lifesaving ventilator

Amana Bank has donated a non-invasive ventilator to the Base Hospital in Puttalam in supporting the efforts to fight the worst Covid-19 pandemic wave in the country by far. This donation comes at a time when many hospitals face a shortage of medical equipment to tackle the ongoing crisis of overwhelming...

Amãna Bank achieves over 100% growth in mid-year PBT for 2021
August 16, 2021

Amãna Bank achieves over 100% growth in mid-year PBT for 2021

Amãna Bank continued its impressive performance amidst economic challenges to record a strong first half of 2021, in which the Bank’s Profit Before Tax (PBT) doubled or grew by 102% YoY to reach LKR 505.7 million from LKR 250.5 million recorded in H1 of 2020. Profit After Tax (PAT) for the...

Amãna Bank partners with CA Sri Lanka to provide affordable Laptop Financing
August 4, 2021

Amãna Bank partners with CA Sri Lanka to provide affordable Laptop Financing

Amãna Bank recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) which enables their students to obtain laptops under the Bank’s people friendly easy payment plan financing scheme. CA Sri Lanka is the largest professional accountancy...

Amãna Bank completes 10 Years of People Friendly Banking
August 2, 2021

Amãna Bank completes 10 Years of People Friendly Banking

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s one and only licensed commercial bank to fully operate on non-interest based banking principles, has successfully completed 10 years of its People Friendly Banking operations. Having commenced its journey on 1 August 2011, Amana Bank has witnessed strong progress,...

Amãna Bank’s Dilan Joseph becomes Sri Lanka Toastmaster Champion
June 22, 2021

Amãna Bank’s Dilan Joseph becomes Sri Lanka Toastmaster Champion

Amãna Bank’s Toastmaster (TM) Dilan Joseph was adjudicated as the Sri Lankan Champion of the Toastmasters District 82 International Speech Contest which was recently held on a virtual platform and will now go on to proudly represent Sri Lanka in the Region 13 Quarter Finals. Having previously...

Amãna Bank signs up with the Department of Registration of Persons to facilitate eKYC
May 29, 2021

Amãna Bank signs up with the Department of Registration of Persons to facilitate eKYC

Amãna Bank recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Registration of Persons (DRP) to facilitate its eKYC (Know Your Customer) process, which enables the Bank to verify the customer’s identity through linking up with the Department. As a result of the MoU, the...

Deshabandu Tilak De Zoysa joins OrphanCare Trustee Board
May 28, 2021

Deshabandu Tilak De Zoysa joins OrphanCare Trustee Board

Renowned business personality Deshabandu Tilak De Zoysa has joined the Independent Board of Trustees of OrphanCare. Established and managed as an independent trust, OrphanCare aims of addressing a very important yet mostly unattended need of orphan children; which is to secure the fate of orphans once...

Amãna Bank’s 12th AGM held Digitally
May 17, 2021

Amãna Bank’s 12th AGM held Digitally

Amãna Bank successfully held its 12th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on a virtual platform in adherence to the government regulations and health-care best practices in the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020, the Bank was one of the first corporates to adapt to virtual AGMs as it held its...

Amãna Bank PBT up by 20% in Q1. Records impressive quarter in credit growth
May 13, 2021

Amãna Bank PBT up by 20% in Q1. Records impressive quarter in credit growth

Amãna Bank continued to showcase strong resilience amidst economic challenges in Q1 2021, achieving a 20% YoY growth in Profit Before Tax. It is noteworthy that the 20% growth is achieved in comparison to a robust pre-Covid performance made in Q1 2020. Accordingly, PBT in Q1 2021 reached LKR 217.1...

Amana Bank & Softlogic GLOMARK partners to offer Debit Card discounts
May 11, 2021

Amana Bank & Softlogic GLOMARK partners to offer Debit Card discounts

Amãna Bank has partnered with Softlogic GLOMARK to offer a month wide discount for purchases made through its Debit Cards. Amãna Bank Debit Cards will be eligible for a 10% discount on all bills in excess of Rs 4,000/- excluding selected essential items. The offer will be applicable at...

Amãna Bank & Bata partners to offer discounts for Children’s Savings account holders
April 22, 2021

Amãna Bank & Bata partners to offer discounts for Children’s Savings account holders

Towards enhancing its Children’s Savings offering with value additions, Amãna Bank has tied up with Bata Sri Lanka to offer a 15% discount for the Bank’s Children’s Savings Account holders to purchase ‘B.first’ brand of shoes coinciding with the reopening of schools...

Amãna Bank wins three Global accolades
April 7, 2021

Amãna Bank wins three Global accolades

Fastest Growing Retail Bank - Sri Lanka   Best Expat Banking Services - Sri Lanka   Best CSR Bank - Sri Lanka   Amãna Bank has affirmed its place amongst Sri Lanka’s top performing banking institutions as it secured the title of ‘Fastest Growing Retail Bank - Sri Lanka’...

Amana Bank commemorates Cricket World Cup win Hon. Arjuna Ranatunga graces the occasion
April 1, 2021

Amana Bank commemorates Cricket World Cup win Hon. Arjuna Ranatunga graces the occasion

Reminiscing the nostalgic moment which brought the entire country to an aura of celebrations, Amana Bank recently commemorated the 25th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s famous 1996 Cricket World Cup victory. As part of its commemorations, the Bank carried out a quiz competition on its social media platforms,...

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