Meezan Bank conducts trainings on Islamic Banking products for Amana Bank, Srilanka

Colombo, January 01, 2013 (PPI-OT): Meezan Bank conducted a comprehensive 3 day training on Islamic Banking products for the management team of Amana Bank, Sri Lanka. The training session held at the Amana Bank head office in Colombo, covered 24 products for financing, liability, treasury, trade finance as well as other Shariah-compliant products.

Meezan Bank’s representatives, Mr. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui – Head of Product Development and Shariah Compliance and Mr. Asim Hameed Khan- Islamic Advisory, conducted the trainings which were attended by the Senior management, middle management and nationwide branch staff of Amana Bank, Sri Lanka. Addressing the audience, Mr. Mohamed Azmeer – COO, Amana Bank appreciated Meezan Bank’s trainings and highlighted them as a vital tool in their plans to launch the new Islamic Banking products. Mr. Faizal Salieh – Managing Director / CEO, Mr. Fazly Marikar – Head of New Product Initiative and Gold Unit and Moulavi Siraj Najubdeen – Head of Shariah Supervision, were amongst the Amana Bank trainees at the session.

The training was part of an agreement signed earlier in 2011, between the two Banks under which Meezan Bank is providing Technical and Shariah Advisory Services to Amana Bank – Sri Lanka. Meezan Bank’s Islamic Financial Advisory function assists Financial Institutions develop Islamic banking alternatives under the guidance of its Shariah Supervisory Board.

For more information, contact:
Meezan Bank Limited
Meezan House, C-25 Estate Avenue,
SITE, Karachi
Phone: +92 (21) 38103500
Fax: +92 (21) 36406049