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Amãna Bank’s Kattankudy Branch Relocated
January 26, 2018

Amãna Bank’s Kattankudy Branch Relocated

Amãna Bank recently relocated its Kattankudy Branch to a more spacious location to accommodate an ever-increasing customer base as well as to provide greater reach, convenience and enhanced banking experience to its customers. The new premises located at No 237, Main Street, Kattankudy was declared...

Versatile Banker Imtiaz Iqbal joins Amãna Bank as VP - Operations
January 24, 2018

Versatile Banker Imtiaz Iqbal joins Amãna Bank as VP - Operations

Imtiaz Iqbal, a well versed and experienced banker, has joined Amãna Bank as its Vice President Operations. Prior to joining Amãna Bank, Imtiaz had established a well-rounded banking career at HSBC Sri Lanka holding various posts since 1998. He culminated his illustrative career at HSBC...

Experienced banker Aaron Russell-Davison joins Amãna Bank Board
January 19, 2018

Experienced banker Aaron Russell-Davison joins Amãna Bank Board

Aaron Russell-Davison, a veteran Banker with over 20 years of experience, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Amana Bank in the capacity of an Independent Non-Executive Director. Russell-Davison’s experience across banking and financial institutions includes capital markets, bond and...

Amana Bank opens it's first self banking centre at slave island
December 22, 2017

Amana Bank opens it's first self banking centre at slave island

Amãna Bank inaugurated its first Self Banking Centre at Slave Island under the patronage of Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Azmeer alongside the Bank’s Director Jazri Magdon Ismail and members of the Management Committee. The Self Banking Centre, which is one of many to be launched, currently...

Amãna Bank makes another contribution to the Kalubowila Hospital
December 13, 2017

Amãna Bank makes another contribution to the Kalubowila Hospital

As part of its CSR focus towards Children, Amãna Bank has made another contribution to the Children’s Ward (15B) of the Colombo South (Kalubowila) General Hospital by donating brand new ceiling fans to replace those that have worn-out. The donation was made by the Bank’s Senior Vice...

Amãna Bank introduces Instant SMS Alerts
November 21, 2017

Amãna Bank introduces Instant SMS Alerts

Amana Bank in line with its ongoing digital focus has launched instant SMS Alerts on key banking transactions to keep customers updated as and when they occur. Customer opting for this service will be able to track their account status by receiving timely SMS updates on a host of transactions including...

Amãna Bank’s Q3 2017 PBT Triples
November 9, 2017

Amãna Bank’s Q3 2017 PBT Triples

Nine Months Profit After Tax Grows YoY From Rs 101.4 Mn To Rs 266.8 Mn Having recently doubled its capital to over Rs 10 billion, Amãna Bank reinforced the confidence of its shareholders by tripling its Q3 2017 Profit Before Tax to reach Rs 186.1 million as against Rs 62.9 million of Q3 2016....

Amãna Bank Lead Banking Partner for IFFSA 2017
October 23, 2017

Amãna Bank Lead Banking Partner for IFFSA 2017

For the second consecutive year, Amãna Bank has come forward to sponsor the Islamic Finance Forum of South Asia (IFFSA) as its Lead Banking Partner. The 2ndedition of this regional conference is scheduled to take place on 24 October 2017 at Ramada, Colombo and will discuss the opportunities and...

Amãna Bank’s Main Branch offers 365 Day Banking with Extended Banking until 7pm on Weekdays
October 17, 2017

Amãna Bank’s Main Branch offers 365 Day Banking with Extended Banking until 7pm on Weekdays

With the objective of enriching the convenience of banking to its customers, Amana Bank’s Main Branch located in Colombo 3 has expanded its banking services to 365 Days, with business hours on weekdays scheduled from 9.00am to 7.00pm and on weekends and holidays from 9.00am to 1.00pm. Further,...

Fitch affirms Amãna Bank’s National Long Term Rating
October 16, 2017

Fitch affirms Amãna Bank’s National Long Term Rating

In its latest rating review, Fitch Ratings Lanka has affirmed the National Long-Term Rating of Amãna Bank at BB(lka) with a Stable outlook. The global rating agency has commended the Bank’s asset quality, which remained relatively better in comparison to its peers whilst also maintaining...

Amãna Bank awards winners of “Double your Remittance” Promotion. More winners to be chosen
October 10, 2017

Amãna Bank awards winners of “Double your Remittance” Promotion. More winners to be chosen

Amãna Bank has commenced a remittance promotion thereby giving customers the chance of doubling their remittance sent by their loved ones living abroad. Inward Remittance fund recipients who receive their remittance via Amãna Bank would stand a chance to win a Bonus Remittance every month. The...

Amãna Bank introduces Online Account Opening
September 15, 2017

Amãna Bank introduces Online Account Opening

Amãna Bank has introduced the convenience of Online Account Opening to facilitate its customers with an easy and time-saving method of opening an account without going through the hassle of writing on forms. Introduced as a part of the Bank’s digitization strategy, the Online Account Opening...

Amãna Bank’s Education Finance wins Gold for Best Product
September 7, 2017

Amãna Bank’s Education Finance wins Gold for Best Product

Amãna Bank continued to be recognized for its innovative capabilities when the Bank’s Education Finance facility was recently adjudicated the Gold Award for Best Islamic Finance Product at the Sri Lanka Islamic Banking & Finance Industry (SLIBFI) Awards 2017. Prior to this award, the...

Amana Bank rewards 4 Education Finance customers with Laptops
August 30, 2017

Amana Bank rewards 4 Education Finance customers with Laptops

Amana Bank recently concluded its Education Finance promotion by rewarding four lucky students with Laptops to help them excel in their education. All winners were chosen from a pool of customers who had obtained an Education Finance facility through Amana Bank during the promotional period, from 01...

Amãna Bank partners with FACETS Sri Lanka as Official Banker
August 26, 2017

Amãna Bank partners with FACETS Sri Lanka as Official Banker

Amãna Bank has joined hands with the Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association to be its Official Banking partner for FACETS, Sri Lanka’s pinnacle International Gem and Jewellery Exhibition. Held for the 27th consecutive year, the 2017 edition of FACETS is to take place from 31 August 2017...

Amãna Bank featured at IDB Innovation Exhibition – Jeddah
August 22, 2017

Amãna Bank featured at IDB Innovation Exhibition – Jeddah

In recognition of its innovative financial solutions, Amãna Bank was recently invited to take part at the Innovation Exhibition organized by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) which was held on along with the 42nd Annual Meeting of IDB Board of Governors. The exhibition held in Jeddah brought...

Amãna Bank Rights Issue infuses USD 22 Mn FDI to the country
August 15, 2017

Amãna Bank Rights Issue infuses USD 22 Mn FDI to the country

Amãna Bank’s recently concluded 1 for 1 Rights Issue brought in Foreign Direct Investments valued at over USD 22 million to the country. The Rights Issue which was oversubscribed increased the Bank’s capital by Rs. 4.75 billion of which Rs.3.37 billion was from overseas shareholders. IB...

Amana Bank almost triples 1H Profits. Q2 profits soar by 376%
August 2, 2017

Amana Bank almost triples 1H Profits. Q2 profits soar by 376%

Amãna Bank ended an exceptional first half as the Bank’s Profit After Tax for the period almost tripled to Rs 151.7 million from Rs 56.1 million achieved in the corresponding period of 2016. Profit Before Tax also reflected a similar YoY growth of 170% to reach Rs 210.8 million. Profit After...

Amana Bank doubles its capital Rights. Issue oversubscribed.
July 26, 2017

Amana Bank doubles its capital Rights. Issue oversubscribed.

Capital Reaches LKR 10 Billion Ahead Of Time Amãna Bank was infused with over Rs. 4.75 billion to its capital base when its shareholders expressed confidence in the Bank resulting in its recent rights issue being oversubscribed. In doubling its capital, the Bank issued 1,250,695,567 ordinary voting...

Amãna Bank wins IFN’s Best Bank accolade for 6th year
July 12, 2017

Amãna Bank wins IFN’s Best Bank accolade for 6th year

Amãna Bank was adjudged IFN’s Best Islamic Bank in Sri Lanka for the 6th consecutive year, based on a global poll conducted in 2016 by the Malaysia-based RedMoney Group. The IFN Awards poll recognizes the best providers of Islamic financial services across the global markets which also include...