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Amãna Bank shares commence trading on CSE

Amãna Bank January 30, 2014

Amãna Bank, the premier non-interest based bank in the country is now listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange and its shares commenced trading on 29 January 2014. The Bank was the 290th company to be listed on the bourse. The Bank's Chairman, Mr Osman Kassim, pressed the button at the CSE to inaugurate the trading of the Bank's shares at 9.30 am.

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, the Bank is making an aggressive journey in the Sri Lankan banking industry and is focused on capitalizing the growing market potential for this unique banking model across the country. The Bank has a growing footprint of 24 strategically located branches and provides access through over 600 ATMs Islandwide.

Seen in the picture (Left) is Amãna Bank's Chairman Mr Osman Kassim inaugurating the trading of ABL.N shares while the Bank's Managing Director/CEO Mr Faizal Salieh looks on.

Seen in the picture (Right) are key officials standing on the trading floor (Left to Right): Mr Ray Abeywardena (Managing Director - Acuity Partners), Mr Rajeeva Bandaranaike (CEO - Colombo Stock Exchange), Mr Faizal Salieh (Managing Director/CEO - Amãna Bank), Mr Osman Kassim (Chairman - Amãna Bank), Mr Jazri Magdon Ismail (Director - Amãna Bank), Mr Angelo Patrick (Director - Amãna Bank), Mr Shehan Cooray (Vice President - Corporate Finance, Acuity Partners) and Ms Amani Ranaweera (Senior Analyst - Acuity Partners)