Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited opened its 300th Branch at Chandanaish in Chittagong. Mohammad Abdul Mannan, Managing Director of the Bank inaugurated the branch being the chief guest on September 9, 2015. Presided over by Muhammad Amirul Islam, Executive Vice President and Head of Chittagong South Zone of the Bank the inaugural ceremony was addressed by Md. Mustafizur Rahman Siddiqui, Executive Vice President and Head of Chittagong North Zone. Muhammad Abdus Sakkur, Chairman, Kanchanabad Union Parishad, Ahmed Hossain, Chairman, Joara Union Parishad, Jahanara Begum, Councillor, Chandanaish Municipality, Kamal Hossain, President, Siddique Bazar Traders Association, Shafiul Bari Babul, President, Joara Rastar Matha Traders Association, businessman Hazi Ramiz Ahmed, Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmed, academician Bijoy Ananda Barua, and women entrepreneur Parvin Akhter spoke on the occasion. Local traders, professionals, ulemas, bank officials and social elites attended the inaugural ceremony.
Earlier, a seminar on “Superiority and Success of Islamic Banking” took place on Septermber 8, 2015 preceding the branch opening while Muhammad Amirul Islam, Executive Vice President and Head of Chittagong South Zone presented the key paper. Presided over by Mohammad Abdul Mannan, Managing Director of the bank Prof. Dr. Mufti Shamsuddin (Zia), Member of Shariah Supervisory Committee of the Bank, Professor Dr. Saleh Johur, Department of Finance, Chittagong University and Moulana Mohammad Nurul Alam, Principal, Hashimpur Mokbulia Fazil Madrasah, Chandanish discussed on the topic.