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Amãna Bank holds first virtual AGM

The virtual AGM in progress
The virtual AGM in progress

Amãna Bank PLC successfully held its 11th Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the very first time on a virtual platform in adherence to the government regulations and health-care best practices in the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The AGM which was held on 4 June 2020 with the full quorum being present, was broadcasted live from the Bank’s Corporate Office Board Room via a virtual application with the presence of the Bank’s Chairman Osman Kassim, Directors Jazri Magdon Ismail, Dilshan Hettiaratchi, Aaron Russel-Davison, Chief Executive Officer Mohamed Azmeer and members of the Bank’s Management Committee. The Bank’s Deputy Chairman Tyeab Akbarally, overseas Directors Rajiv NandlalDvivedi, Mohamed Ataur Rahman Chowdury, Syed Muhammed AsimRaza and Khairul Muzamel Perera connected to the meeting remotely. Shareholders who were connected through the virtual platform were encouraged to actively participate at the meeting. The meeting also witnessed the participation of other key stake holders such as the Bank’s External Auditors Ernst & Young (EY).

Commenting on the Bank’s Virtual AGM Chairman Osman Kassim said, “I am foremost thankful to the regulators for facilitating with guidelines to carry out an AGM of such nature. I would also like to thank the shareholders who connected with us remotely and for their active participation despite not being physically present.”

Amãna Bank PLC is a stand-alone institution licensed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange with Jeddah based IsDB Group being the principal shareholder having a 29.97% shareholding of the Bank.


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