Sri Lanka’s premier non-interest based bank, Amãna Bank, in collaboration with MMBL Money Transfer (Pvt) Limited, principal representatives for Western Union® in Sri Lanka has commenced offering a special branded gift to all its Western Union® fund recipients as a value addition this season.
Migrant Sri Lankans working and those residing overseas could utilize Western Union® services from over 500,000 agent locations in over 200 countries and territories to remit funds to their loved ones back in Sri Lanka, for pick up through any of the strategically located Amãna Bank branches island wide with the recipient receiving a special gift.
Western Union fund recipients could also take advantage of Amãna Bank’s extended Banking Hours as well as Saturday Banking service offered through selected branches to collect funds at their convenience. This special promotion will be valid up to 20 July 2015 or until stocks last. Amãna Bank’s fast growing branch network includes Main Branch Colombo 3, Ladies Branch Colombo 3, Pettah, Dehiwela, Akkaraipattu, Akurana, Badulla, Galle, Gampola, Eravur, Kaduruwela, Kalmunai, Kandy, Kattankudy, Kinniya, Kuliyapitiya, Kurunegala, Mawanella, Negombo, Nintavur, Oddamavadi, Puttalam, Ratnapura and Sammanthurai.
Amãna Bank is the first Licensed Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka to operate in complete harmony with the non-interest based Islamic banking model and is listed on the DiriSavi Board of the Colombo Stock Exchange. The Bank was recently recognized as the World’s Best ‘Up-and-Comer’ Islamic Bank by ‘Global Finance Magazine’ at the 18th Annual World’s Best Banks Award Ceremony 2014 held in Washington DC, USA. Powered by the stability and the support of its strategic shareholders including, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, AB Bank in Bangladesh and the Islamic Development Bank based in Saudi Arabia, Amãna Bank is making strong inroads within the Sri Lankan banking industry and is focused on capitalizing the growing market potential for its unique banking model across the country. Fitch Ratings recently assigned the Bank a National Long Term Rating of BB(lka) with a Stable Outlook.