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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....

Amana Bank wins Gold for Entity of the Year at SLIBFI Awards.
November 22, 2021

Amana Bank wins Gold for Entity of the Year at SLIBFI Awards.

Tops award chart by also winning Gold for Deal and Marketing Campaign Amana Bank was awarded the coveted ‘Entity of the Year’ accolade for the third consecutive year at the recently concluded SLIBFI Awards 2021. Held for the 10th year, the SLIBFI Awards are independently adjudicated by KPMG. In...

Amana Bank achieves 89% growth in 9 month PBT
November 16, 2021

Amana Bank achieves 89% growth in 9 month PBT

Amana Bank continued its impressive profitability trend as it recorded a significant 89% YoY growth in Profit Before Tax for the nine months ending 30 September 2021 to close at LKR 736.3 million in comparison to LKR 389.4 million recorded for the corresponding period of 2020. During Q3, a period in...

Amana Bank among Top 100 Islamic Banks in the World
October 14, 2021

Amana Bank among Top 100 Islamic Banks in the World

Amana Bank was ranked among the World’s Top 100 Strongest Islamic Banks by The Asian Banker in their 2020 ranking index based on balance sheet strength and asset size. In evaluating the Strongest Islamic Banks, The Asian Banker has established a comprehensive and rigorous scorecard entailing six...

Amãna Bank recognized as the Fastest Growing Retail Bank in Sri Lanka
October 8, 2021

Amãna Bank recognized as the Fastest Growing Retail Bank in Sri Lanka

UK’s highly acclaimed Global Banking and Finance Review Magazine has adjudicated Amãna Bank as the ‘Fastest Growing Retail Bank in Sri Lanka’ in their recent awards announcement. Having achieved a 16% growth in Total Assets in 2020, Amãna Bank went on to reach the milestone...

Fitch affirms Amana Bank’s rating at BB+: Stable
October 7, 2021

Fitch affirms Amana Bank’s rating at BB+: Stable

In their latest rating review carried out in September 2021, Fitch Ratings Sri Lanka has affirmed Amana Bank PLC’s National Long Term Rating at BB+ with a Stable Outlook, thereby maintaining the Bank’s rating profile which was upwardly revised in June 2020. This rating is affirmed despite...

Amãna Bank announces Scrip Dividend dates
October 1, 2021

Amãna Bank announces Scrip Dividend dates

Having declared a LKR 260 million worth Interim Scrip Dividend last week, Amãna Bank in its latest CSE communiqué have confirmed 4th October 2021 and 6th October 2021 as the XD Date and the Record Date respectively for the dividend. The 2021 Scrip Dividend, which is in line with the directions...

Amãna Bank continues dividend journey with a Scrip Dividend of Rs 260 Mn
September 28, 2021

Amãna Bank continues dividend journey with a Scrip Dividend of Rs 260 Mn

Continuing its divided journey and having just concluded 10 years of operations, Amãna Bank recently announced its fourth consecutive annual dividend by offering its shareholders an Interim Scrip Dividend of 10 cents per share for the Financial Year 2021. The Bank’s latest dividend which...

Amãna Bank continues to reward New Borns
September 27, 2021

Amãna Bank continues to reward New Borns

The birth of a child is surely a significant occasion in any parent’s life, and from that point onwards every parent envisions the best for their child, including establishing a sound financial foundation. To help children achieve their fullest potential, Amãna Bank is once again joining...

Bureau Veritas affirms Amãna Bank’s ISO/IEC 27001:2013 IT security system certification
September 22, 2021

Bureau Veritas affirms Amãna Bank’s ISO/IEC 27001:2013 IT security system certification

Demonstrating the reliability of its information security systems, Amana Bank’s ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification has been successfully affirmed by Bureau Veritas Sri Lanka. The prestigious ISO certification is a world recognized accreditation for information protection and security, bestowed by...

Amãna Bank donates lifesaving ventilator
September 9, 2021

Amãna Bank donates lifesaving ventilator

Amana Bank has donated a non-invasive ventilator to the Base Hospital in Puttalam in supporting the efforts to fight the worst Covid-19 pandemic wave in the country by far. This donation comes at a time when many hospitals face a shortage of medical equipment to tackle the ongoing crisis of overwhelming...

Amãna Bank achieves over 100% growth in mid-year PBT for 2021
August 16, 2021

Amãna Bank achieves over 100% growth in mid-year PBT for 2021

Amãna Bank continued its impressive performance amidst economic challenges to record a strong first half of 2021, in which the Bank’s Profit Before Tax (PBT) doubled or grew by 102% YoY to reach LKR 505.7 million from LKR 250.5 million recorded in H1 of 2020. Profit After Tax (PAT) for the...

Amãna Bank partners with CA Sri Lanka to provide affordable Laptop Financing
August 4, 2021

Amãna Bank partners with CA Sri Lanka to provide affordable Laptop Financing

Amãna Bank recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) which enables their students to obtain laptops under the Bank’s people friendly easy payment plan financing scheme. CA Sri Lanka is the largest professional accountancy...

Amãna Bank completes 10 Years of People Friendly Banking
August 2, 2021

Amãna Bank completes 10 Years of People Friendly Banking

Amãna Bank, Sri Lanka’s one and only licensed commercial bank to fully operate on non-interest based banking principles, has successfully completed 10 years of its People Friendly Banking operations. Having commenced its journey on 1 August 2011, Amana Bank has witnessed strong progress,...

Amãna Bank’s Dilan Joseph becomes Sri Lanka Toastmaster Champion
June 22, 2021

Amãna Bank’s Dilan Joseph becomes Sri Lanka Toastmaster Champion

Amãna Bank’s Toastmaster (TM) Dilan Joseph was adjudicated as the Sri Lankan Champion of the Toastmasters District 82 International Speech Contest which was recently held on a virtual platform and will now go on to proudly represent Sri Lanka in the Region 13 Quarter Finals. Having previously...

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