Staff Reporter, Dhaka : Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has relocated its O.R. Nizam Road Branch at Sanmer Tower-1, 5914/C, CDA Avenue, East Nasirabad, Chattogram. Mohammed Monirul Moula, Managing Director & CEO of the Bank inaugurated the branch in new location on 3 December, 2022 as chief guest. Miftah Uddin, Senior Executive Vice President, Meah Md. Barkat Ullah, Head of Chattogram South Zone and Mohammad Illias, Councilor, Chattogram City Corporation addressed the program as special guest. Presided over by Mohammad Nurul Hossain, Head of Chattogram North Zone, Md. Jasim Uddin, Ex-District Session Judge, Dr. Mohammad Shafiul Hassan, Professor, Institute of Applied Health Science, Chattogram, Dr. A T M Rezaul Karim, Managing Director, Parkview Hospital Pvt. Limited, Chattogram, Sirajul Islam Komu, Managing Director, Well Group addressed the program among the clients and well wishers. Mohammed Asiful Hoque Chowdhury, Head of O.R. Nizam Road Branch addressed the welcome speech. Officials of the Branch, clients and well wishers were present on the occasion.
Mohammed Monirul Moula in his speech as chief guest said that Islami Bank’s deposit is Tk 1 lakh 52 thousand crores and investment is Tk 1 lakh 38 thousand crores. Islami Bank has invested to most of the large industrial groups of the country including the readymade garment, house building, transport and agro-industry. This investment has created employment for about 85 lakh people. Islami Bank is making an important contribution to poverty alleviation through rural development programs in remote areas of the country. Micro finance activities are being conducted through this bank among 16 lakh customers in about 30 thousand villages across the country.
He said, this bank is contributing a lot to increase the reserves of the country by collecting one third of the country’s foreign remittance. Besides, Islami Bank is at the top position in import and export trade. Recently, Islami Bank has been recognized as the strongest bank in Bangladesh in 2022 by The Asian Banker. He urged the customers not to be confused by the propaganda about Islami Bank through various social media recently.