Amãna Bank received the Gold Award for ‘Best Common ATM Acquirer of the Year – Category C’ at the recently concluded fifth edition of LankaPay Technnovation Awards 2023 organised by LankaClear Limited, the operator of LankaPay national payment network. The objective of the awards was to recognise the frontrunners of payment technology innovations in the country who have been steadfast in the cause of promoting electronic payments and constantly striving to enhance customer convenience.
Speaking on this achievement, Amãna Bank’s Chief Information Officer Mohamed Kiyasudeen said “It is a great privilege to have once again been recognised by LankaPay for facilitating customer reach and convenience by embracing inclusivity through innovation and technology. Our strategy to invest in Self Banking Centres in strategic locations has brought us great success. It has also offered convenience to many customers who would otherwise have to travel a fair distance to access their funds.”
Amãna Bank is the country’s first and only Licensed Commercial Bank to operate in complete harmony with the globally growing non-interest-based participatory banking model. With the mission of Enabling Growth and Enriching Lives, the Bank reaches out to its customers through a growing network of 33 branches, 20 Self Banking Centres, 5800+ ATM access points and has introduced an array of customer conveniences such as Your Bank multiplatform online banking, eOnboarding Online Account Opening services, Debit Card with SMS alerts, 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 IsDB Group being the principal shareholder having a 29.97% shareholding of the Bank. The IsDB Group is a ‘AAA’ rated multilateral development financial institution with a membership of 57 countries. Testifying its position as a leading practitioner of the non-interest based banking model, Amãna Banks continued to be recognized amongst the Top 100 Strongest Islamic Bank’s in the World by The Asian Banker. Amãna Bank does not have any subsidiaries, associates, or affiliated institutions apart from its engagement with OrphanCare as its Founding Sponsor.
Image Caption: Amãna Bank’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), Mohamed Kiyasudeen, AVP - Deposits & Digital Initiative, Arshad Jamaldeen and team members Rifad Rizan, Leila Jalill and Shaheer Naushad with the award received at the Lankapay Technnovation Awards 2023.