Amãna Bank has joined hands for the third consecutive year with the Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association to be the official banking partner for their annual showpiece exhibition Facets 2019. The Iconic exhibition in the gem and jewellery industry of Sri Lanka will commence on 29 August and continue until 1 September at the BMICH.
Commenting on this sponsorship, Amãna Bank’s Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Azmeer said “We are honoured to continue our partnership with Facets 2019, which has over the years built a strong reputation as one of the must-visit events for gem and jewellery experts and enthusiasts across the globe. “
Further he said “Facets creates a platform for multiple small and medium scale gem and jewellery business owners to come together and showcase their products. As a bank which focuses on SME businesses, we are geared to support their growth with a variety of products and services, including our latest proposition Amãna Bank Business Plus which comes with a dedicated relationship manager and a host of other privileges to give an advantage for their growth. We strongly believe that the local gem and jewellery industry will greatly benefit from Amãna Bank Business Plus as well as from Amãna Bank Prestige, which is an exclusive banking platform for customers seeking superlative service and financial care.”
Also sharing his views Chairman of FACETS Sri Lanka Altaf Iqbal said “We are happy to partner with Amana Bank once again as the official banking partner for Facets Sri Lanka 2019 International Gem and Jewellery Exhibition, This exhibition will serve as a platform for Sri Lankan gem and jewellery dealers to promote their brands and home-grown jewellery to the rest of the world; and as the perfect setting for greater networking opportunities between exhibitors and buyers”
Amãna Bank is the country’s first and only Licensed Commercial Bank to operate in complete harmony with the globally growing non-interest based banking model. With the mission of Enabling Growth and Enriching Lives, the Bank reaches out to its customers through a growing network of 30 branches and 4000+ ATM access points and has introduced an array of customer conveniences such as Internet & Mobile Banking, Debit Card with SMS alerts, Online Account Opening, 365 Day Banking, Saturday Banking, Extended Banking Hours, 24x7 Cash Deposit Machines and Banking Units Exclusively for Ladies.
Amãna Bank PLC is a stand-alone institution licensed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange with Jeddah based IDB Group being the principal shareholder having a 29.97% stake of the Bank. The IDB Group is a ‘AAA’ rated multilateral development financial institution with an authorized capital base of over USD 150 Billion which has a membership of 57 countries. Fitch Ratings, in June 2019, affirmed Amãna Bank’s National Long Term Rating of BB(lka) with a Positive outlook. Amãna Bank does not have any subsidiaries, associates or affiliated institutions representing the Bank.