Al-Arafah Islami Bank Limited has awarded scholarships to 200 meritorious and underprivileged students, who passed HSC or equivalent exams in 2019 at a ceremony held at Officers Club Dhaka on Saturday.
Governor of Bangladesh Bank Fazle Kabir was present as the Chief Guest and handed over Scholarship Certificates to the students.
Chairman of the Bank Alhajj Salim Rahman presided over the ceremony while Managing Director and CEO Farman R. Chowdhury delivered address of welcome.
Directors Alhajj Abdus Samad Labu, Alhajj Abdul Malek Molla, Alhajj Hafez Md. Enayet Ullah, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Niaz Ahmed, Alhajj Engr. Khandaker Mesbah Uddin Ahmmed, Alhajj Liakat Ali Chowdhury, Alhajj Md. Anowar Hossain, Alhajj Md. Harun-Ar-Rashid Khan.
Among others, Deputy Managing Directors, Executives of Head Office, Guardians of Students were also present on the occasion.
Al-Arafah Islami Bank one of the leading private commercial bank of the country has been initiating various social and humanitarian welfare programs since its inception.
Under the Scholarship program the Bank will provide scholarship for 200 students yearly to carry on their higher study. From fourth year of the program a total number of 800 students will get scholarship worth of tk. 4 crore yearly. Every student will get a monthly scholarship of 3500 taka monthly and 8000 taka once.