Al-Arafah Bank opens new branch in Pirojpur
PIROJPUR, Sept 7: Al-Arafah Islami bank opened its 159th branch at Sonali Bank road in the town on Thursday morning.
In this connection, Managing Director of the bank Md. Habibur Rahman presided over a meeting while Director of the bank Alhaz Abdul Malek Mollah attended the programme as chief guest and General Secretary (GS) of district Awami league (AL) Advocate MA Hakim Hawlader was present as special guest.
Principal of Charmonai Kamil Madrasa Mawlana Syed Mosaddeque Billah Al-Madani was the key speaker.
Among others, President of District Lawyers' Association Khan Md. Alauddin, GS of the association Sayed Sabbir Ahmed, AL leader Sheikh Feroz Ahmed, President of District Business Association Sheikh Ataur Rahman Alam, and businessman Akteruzzman Fulu also spoke.
The chief guest said the new branch will play important role to accelerate rural economy of the coastal area. People will get direct finance benefits from the branch.
Bank sources said about Tk 2 crore has been deposited on the opening day. Of the money, District Lawyers' Association deposited Tk 72 lakh, sources confirmed.