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Amana Bank donates medical equipment to Colombo South Hospital

Amãna Bank Chief Financial Officer Ali Wahid handing over the equipment to Colombo South Teaching Hospital Director, Dr. Asela Gunawardena in the presence of Ward Consultants, Nurses and Bank staff.

Amãna Bank continued its benevolent work towards the Colombo South General Hospital by donating medical equipment, IT equipment to be utilised at the Children’s Ward of the Hospital.

The donations were made by the Bank’s Chief Financial Officer, Ali Wahid and Vice President Consumer Banking and Strategic Marketing, Siddeeque Akbar to the Director of Colombo South Teaching Hospital Dr Asela Gunawardena with the participation of consultant doctors, nurses of the ward, and staff of the Bank. Having taken up the responsibility of maintaining the Children’s Ward, Amãna Bank has assisted the Ward in many ways in the past, including providing of medical equipment to facilitate the timely treatment of the patients who were suffering from the dengue epidemic in mid 2014.

 Commenting on the Bank’s latest contribution, Amãna Bank Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Azmeer said “We are honoured to continue this relationship with the Kalubowila Teaching Hosptial and feel very much gratified on helping this important cause.”

 Also sharing his thoughts Dr Gunawardena said “We are very happy to note the continued commitment of Amãna Bank towards the hospital and the Ward for which we a truly grateful.” 

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 Diri Savi Board of the Colombo Stock Exchange.