Al-Arafah Islami Bank Ltd. observed the National Mourning Day through various activities marking the 47th death anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on Monday.
The day-long program, led by Director of the bank Alhajj Engr. Kh. Mesbah Uddin Ahmed and Managing Director and CEO Farman R. Chowdhury, started with half-masting of the national flag at the bank's head office. Rich tributes were paid to Bangabandhu at his portrait at “Mujib Corner” of AIBL head office, said a press release.
Special Dua was held for the peace of the soul of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman along with all those killed on August 15, 1975. Food was also distributed among the poor people from AIBL Tower premises.
As the part of the program, Managing Director and CEO of the Bank Farman R. Chowdhury planted tree at Al-Arafah Islamic International School and College in Hazaribagh. Under this programmme about 5 thousand trees will be planted across the country through the bank's branches.
Among others Deputy Managing Directors S M Jaffar, Shabbir Ahmed, Md. Shafiqur Rahman, Syed Masodul Bari, Abdullah Al Mamun and other Senior Executives of the Bank took part at the programmme.