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Amana Bank continues to support business customers to overcome economic hardships
September 22, 2022

Amana Bank continues to support business customers to overcome economic hardships

Amana Bank has continued its effort in supporting its SME and business banking customers to help reduce their burden as a result of the current unprecedented macroeconomic conditions. Similar to overcoming the difficult times brought on by the pandemic-induced economic slowdown, the banking sector was...

Amana Bank partners with UNDP Sri Lanka for emergency relief
September 12, 2022

Amana Bank partners with UNDP Sri Lanka for emergency relief

Private Sector contributing towards socio-economic recovery in Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka, 9 September 2022: Amana Bank recently partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Sri Lanka, to channel support through the recently launched ‘Private Sector Giving Facility for Emergency...

Amana Bank’s Resilient Performance Continues
August 17, 2022

Amana Bank’s Resilient Performance Continues

Amana Bank continued its growth momentum in profit amidst subdued economic conditions, and recorded a growth of 25% in mid-year Profit After Tax to reach LKR 362.0 million in comparison to LKR 289.3 million a year ago. Profit Before Tax stood at LKR 556.9 million compared to LKR 505.7 million posted...

Amana Bank commissions 5 new ATMs
June 10, 2022

Amana Bank commissions 5 new ATMs

Amana Bank recently commissioned five new ATMs at its existing Self Banking Centres located at Rajagiriya, Wattala, Kalutara, Batticaloa and Trincomalee. In addition to cash withdrawals, Amana Bank Self Banking Centres also facilitates cash deposits and cheque deposits. Having 33 fully fledged branches...

Amana Bank records best ever quarterly performance in Q1 2022
May 17, 2022

Amana Bank records best ever quarterly performance in Q1 2022

PAT up 92% | PBT up 78% | Deposits up 10% | Advances up 14% Amana Bank PLC recorded its best ever quarterly performance since inception recording an impressive 78% YoY growth in Profit Before Tax (PBT) and a 92% YoY growth in Profit After Tax (PAT). This remarkable performance within the quarter amidst...

Amãna Bank Awards 2022 recognises the Best of the Best
April 25, 2022

Amãna Bank Awards 2022 recognises the Best of the Best

Recognising the best of the best under the theme ‘Rewarding Excellence’, Amana Bank Awards 2022 was recently held at Shangri-La Colombo under the patronage of the Bank’s Chairman Asgi Akbarally. The ceremonial event commenced with the recognition and felicitation of the Bank’s...

Amãna Bank opens Self Banking Centre at Thoppur
April 21, 2022

Amãna Bank opens Self Banking Centre at Thoppur

Amãna Bank recently opened its Twentieth Self Banking Centre at Thoppur under the patronage of its Chief Operating Officer Imtiaz Iqbal and Vice President – Retail Banking & Marketing Siddeeque Akbar alongside customers, area residents and staff of the Bank. The Self Banking Centre facilitates...

Amana Bank crosses LKR 100 Bn in Deposits
April 8, 2022

Amana Bank crosses LKR 100 Bn in Deposits

Amana Bank crossed the LKR 100 Bn milestone in Customer Deposits as of Q1 2022 thereby becoming one of the fastest Licensed Commercial Banks to reach this mark within a very short period. The Bank’s accelerated growth in deposits is owing to the wide and growing acceptance of its people friendly...

Amãna Bank celebrates International Women’s Day
April 5, 2022

Amãna Bank celebrates International Women’s Day

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Amãna Bank organised a virtual panel discussion under the theme ‘Breaking the Bias’ with the participation of Dr Sulochana Segera, Chairperson of the global brand Women in Management (WIM) alongside Ms Zahara Ansary, Country Manager...

Amãna Bank holds 13th AGM
March 31, 2022

Amãna Bank holds 13th AGM

Amãna Bank successfully held its 13th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on a virtual platform, following the success of its previous virtual AGM’s held in 2020 and 2021 owing to the pandemic situation. The AGM which was held on 25  March 2022  with the full quorum being present, was...

Amana Bank 2021 PBT up by 42% and crosses Rs 1 Bn milestone
February 25, 2022

Amana Bank 2021 PBT up by 42% and crosses Rs 1 Bn milestone

PAT up by 78%. Amana Bank celebrated a decade of people-friendly banking in 2021 and concluded the landmark year on a high note, crossing the LKR 1 billion milestones in Profit Before Tax (PBT), becoming one of the fastest banks in Sri Lanka to reach this landmark.  Despite challenging economic...

Amana Bank strengthens SME Banking Proposition with Business Plus
February 14, 2022

Amana Bank strengthens SME Banking Proposition with Business Plus

In line with its strategic focus, Amãna Bank has strengthened its SME Banking proposition through the introduction of Business Plus which is a platform tailor-made to offer peace of mind for businesses on their finances, allowing them the freedom to focus on the growth of their business. Commenting...

OrphanCare Completes Another Quarterly Distribution
January 28, 2022

OrphanCare Completes Another Quarterly Distribution

OrphanCare has successfully completed its 9th consecutive quarterly fund distribution benefiting over 3,000 orphans from 80+ orphanages across the island. Despite the challenges of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the OrphanCare Trust continued to distribute funds while also increasing the number of beneficiaries,...

Amana Bank announces Imtiaz Iqbal as COO
January 27, 2022

Amana Bank announces Imtiaz Iqbal as COO

Ajmal Naleer, joins M Pharis Jazeel and M M S Quvylidh as Senior VP. Amana Bank has appointed versatile banker Imtiaz Iqbal as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from 1 January 2022. Having joined Amana Bank in 2018, Imtiaz Iqbal served as its VP Operations taking over the responsibilities...

Amana Bank wins Gold for South Asia’s Entity of the Year at IFFSA Awards
January 6, 2022

Amana Bank wins Gold for South Asia’s Entity of the Year at IFFSA Awards

Amana Bank PLC Sri Lanka was recognised with the Gold Award for Entity of the Year at the much celebrated IFFSA Awards, which recognises the non-interest based Islamic Banking & Finance industry amongst South Asian countries, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Maldives. The Bank...

Amana Bank recognises Children’s Savings Account Holder with top District Rank in O/L’s
January 5, 2022

Amana Bank recognises Children’s Savings Account Holder with top District Rank in O/L’s

Amana Bank recently recognised one of its Children Savings Account holders who achieved a District 1st Rank (Kegalle) at the 2020 GCE Ordinary Level Examination. Master M N A Aabidh who achieved this distinction representing Zahira College Mawanella was also placed 2nd in the Island amongst all Tamil...

Amana Bank pays tribute to its employees as it wins Asia’s Best Employer Brand
December 22, 2021

Amana Bank pays tribute to its employees as it wins Asia’s Best Employer Brand

Amana Bank has been crowned as one of Asia’s Best Employer Brands at the recently concluded Asia Best Employer Brand Awards organized and adjudicated by World HRD Congress. This regional accolade follows Amana Bank’s previously being adjudged one of Sri Lanka’s Best Employer Brands...

Amana Bank amongst Top 50 Strongest Islamic Banks in the World
December 8, 2021

Amana Bank amongst Top 50 Strongest Islamic Banks in the World

Amana Bank Sri Lanka has been ranked amongst the Top 50 Strongest Islamic Banks in the World according to the latest ranking index published by The Asian Banker, thereby further cementing the Bank’s position as a leading practitioner of the non-interest based banking model. In evaluating the Strongest...

Amana Bank wins Deal of the Year at SLIBFI Awards
December 6, 2021

Amana Bank wins Deal of the Year at SLIBFI Awards

Amana Bank was bestowed the Gold Award for Finance Deal of the Year at the recently concluded SLIBFI Awards 2021, which were adjudicated by KPMG and organized by UTO EduConsult. The Deal of the Year Award was adjudicated to the Bank owing to financing the operations of Fits Aviation, a private airline...

OrphanCare completes 8 rounds of uninterrupted fund disbursements
November 30, 2021

OrphanCare completes 8 rounds of uninterrupted fund disbursements

OrphanCare, Amana Bank’s flagship community outreach programme, completed yet another round of fund disbursements to its beneficiary orphan accounts, thereby totalling 8 rounds of uninterrupted quarterly distributions, despite the ongoing challenging environment as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic....

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