Amãna Bank continued its benevolent work towards the Colombo South (Kalubowila) General Hospital by donating valuable medical equipment, IT equipment and air mattresses to be utilised at the Children’s Ward of the Hospital. The donations were made by the Bank’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr Ali Wahid and Vice President Consumer Banking and Strategic Marketing, Mr Siddeeque Akbar to the Director of Colombo South Teaching Hospital Dr Asela Gunawardena with the participation of consultant doctors, nurses of the ward, and staff of the Bank.
Having taken up the responsibility of maintaining the Children’s Ward, Amãna Bank has assisted the Ward in many ways in the past, including providing of medical equipment to facilitate the timely treatment of the patients who were suffering from the dengue epidemic in mid-2014.
Commenting on the Bank’s latest contribution, Amãna Bank Chief Executive Officer Mr Mohamed Azmeer said “We are honoured to continue this relationship with the Kalubowila Teaching Hospital and feel very much gratified on helping this important cause. We believe these equipment will be of much assistance for the ward in carrying out its activities more efficiently which will result in a speedy recovery of the patients.”
Also sharing his thoughts Dr Gunawardena said “We are very happy to note the continued commitment of Amãna Bank towards the hospital and the Ward for which we a truly grateful. They have understood the important role we play in society and have always extended a helping hand to meet the requirements of the Children’s Ward”
Amãna Bank is the first Licensed Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka to operate in complete harmony with the non-interest based Islamic banking model and is listed on the Diri Savi Board of the Colombo Stock Exchange. Powered by the stability and the support of its strategic shareholders Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, the Islamic Development Bank based in Saudi Arabia and AB Bank in Bangladesh, Amãna Bank is making an aggressive journey in the Sri Lankan banking industry and is focused on capitalizing the growing market potential for their unique banking model across the country.