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29-May-2017
Bank Asias agent banking platform reaches GRC grants to Hatia people before cyclone falls

Rekha Begum, 50, dressed with yellowish green cotton saree was waiting in cue for cash relief at a school premise in Hatia, a remote island of Noakhali district a couple of hour before falling the cyclone storm ‘Mora’. Hailed from Laxmidia village Rekha, like others people gathered there, received Tk.5000.00 cash relief of German Red Cross (GRC), a humanitarian organization after authentication with NFC (Near Field Communication) card holding in her hand.



For the first time in Bangladesh, such kind of cash relief payment was made by Bank Asia using its agent banking digital payment platform just before fall of the natural calamity. The Bank disbursed a total of Tk.52.90 lakh to 1058 people of Hatia from morning to noon today (Monday, May 29, 2017).



“We had taken every initiatives to make the challenge a success: deployed sufficient manpower even moving additional staffs from nearby district, kept alert the Bank’s Agent at Hatia and back office staffs in Dhaka and arranged uninterrupted cash support,” described Md. Ahsan Ul Alam, Vice President & Head of Agent Banking Division of Bank Asia, adding, `We also maintained time-to-time communication with the officials concerned from German Red Cross (GRC) to streamline whole the process.” 



Mr. M Arfan Ali, President & Managing Director of Bank Asia who introduced Agent Banking Service in Bangladesh directly supervised whole the process of humanitarian grants payment from agent banking platform as it was great challenge for Bank Asia.



Mentioned that Bank Asia team moved to the island a day before of inclement weather falls. In coordination with the volunteer organization, the payment was made from Promoda Government High School of Rajarhaola and Laxmidia Junior High School of Laxmidia village points. The island people moved to cyclone shelters after receiving the relief grants.



In March, 2017, Bank Asia and German Red Cross (Bangladesh) signed the agreement on “Grants to the beneficiaries of GRC” with an aim to disburse GRC grants to its beneficiaries in disaster-prone areas of Bangladesh. Under the agreement, the grants were transferred to respective beneficiaries’ account opened with Bank Asia Agent Banking Service as a part of financial inclusion. Each of the beneficiaries also provided NFC card to make the payment fast.



“We are happy with this payment,” said Mr. Olaf Neussner, Delegate, Forecast Based Financing



German Red Cross Office Dhaka expressing his satisfaction with new payment modalities for disaster-prone people.


25-May-2017
Agent Banking Activities and Operational Procedures

Caption: Mr. Md. Arfan Ali, President & Managing Director of Bank Asia poses with the participants of a program titled “Agent Banking Activities and Operational Procedures” held at Bank Asia Institute for Training & Development (BAITD), Lalmatia, Dhaka today (Thursday, May 25, 2017). Mr. Md. Azharul Islam, Vice President (VP) & Head of BAITD, Mr. Md. Ahsan Ul Alam,VP & Head of Agent Banking Division, Mr. Golam Gaffar Imtiaz Chowdhury, VP & Head of Lalmatia Branch, Mr. Sujit Kumer Sen, AVP (BAITD) and Mr. Mohammad Jasim Uddin, AVP (Agent Banking Division), are, among others, seen in the picture.


18-May-2017
Bank Asia provides Foundation Training to its Officers

Caption: Mr. A Rouf Chowdhury, Chairman of Bank Asia poses with participants of 41st Foundation Training Course in BAITD. Managing Director (Current Charge) Mrs. Humaira Azam, DMDs Mr. Mian Quamrul Hasan Chowdhury and Mr. Mohammed Borhanuddin, SEVP & Head of ICCD Mr. Md. Sazzad Hossain, Head of HRD Mr. KS Nazmul Hasan and Head of Training Mr. Azharul Islam are, among others, seen in the picture.



Bank Asia provided a month-long Foundation Training to its 27 (twenty-seven) officers in an effort to improve their professional efficiency. Chairman of Bank Asia Mr. A Rouf Chowdhury handed over certificates among the participants in a function held at the Bank Asia Institute for Training and Development at Lalamatia, Dhaka today (Thursday, 18 May, 2017). Managing Director (Current Charge) Mrs. Humaira Azam, Deputy Managing Directors Mr. Mian Quamrul Hasan Chowdhury and Mr. Mohammed Borhanuddin, Senior Executive Vice President & Head of ICCD Mr. Md. Sazzad Hossain, Head of People Management Division (HRD) Mr. KS Nazmul Hasan and Head of Training Mr. Azharul Islam were, among others, present.



Bank Asia puts the highest importance on training so as to augment knowledge and skill of its employees.


16-May-2017
A cheque of Bank Asia's contribution handed over to Prime Minister by Bank Asia Chairman at Gono Bhaban on Monday.

Caption: Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina receives cheques of Tk.40.00 (Taka forty million) for the ‘Prime Minister’s Education Support Trust’ and `Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Memorial Trust’ from the Chairman of Bank Asia Mr. A. Rouf Chowdhury at a function held at Gono Bhaban in Dhaka on Monday (15 May 2017). Vice Chairman of the Bank Mr. A.M. Nurul Islam is also seen in the picture. Bank Asia provided the contribution as a member of Bangladesh Association of Banks (BAB).


04-May-2017
Bank Asia and The Daily Star signs deal on Knowledge Development

Caption: Mr. Mahfuz Anam, Editor and Publisher of The Daily Star and Mr. Md. Arfan Ali, President & Managing Director of Bank Asia, exchange the signed documents of a deal at The Daily Centre in Dhaka on Wednesday (3 May, 2017). Under the deal titled “Spreading Knowledge”, 1,000 copies of the Daily Star will be distributed among the students of Jahanagirnagar University. Mr. Mohammed Zahirul Alam and Mr. Mohammad Borhanuddin, Deputy Managing Directors and Mr. Md Ruhul Motin, First Asst. Vice President of the Bank; Mr. Mizanur Rahman, General Manager for Finance and Accounts and Mr. Sher Ali, General Manager for Business Development at the Daily Star are, among others, also seen in the program.


04-May-2017
Bank Asia opens new branch in Gouripur

Caption: Mr. Rumee A Hossain, Chairman of Board Executive Committee of Bank Asia is inaugurating a new branch of the Bank at Gouripur of Daudkandi Upazila in Comilla district today (Thursday, 4 May, 2017). Chairman of Board Audit Committee of the Bank Mr. Mashiur Rahman, President & Managing Director Mr. Md. Arfan Ali, Deputy Managing Director Mr. Mohammad Borhanuddin, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of ICCD of the Bank Mr. Sazzad Hossain, Educationist Prof. Nurul Goni, Chairman of Gouripur Union Parishad Mr. Abul Hossain Sarker and Chairman of Balarampur Union Mr. Md. Nurun Nabi were present on the occasion.



The 116th Branch of Bank Asia started operation at Gouripur of Daudkandi Upazila  in Comilla district from today (Thursday, 4 May 2017). Mr. Rumee A Hossain, Chairman of Board Executive Committee of the Bank inaugurated the new branch at a program held at the branch premises. Chairman of Board Audit Committee of the Bank Mr. Mashiur Rahman, President & Managing Director Mr. Md. Arfan Ali, Deputy Managing Director Mr. Mohammad Borhanuddin, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of ICCD Mr. Sazzad Hossain, Educationist Prof. Nurul Goni, Chairman of Gouripur Union Mr. Abul Hossain Sarker and Chairman of Balarampur Union Mr. Md. Nurun Nabi were, among others, present. Members of the business community, local elite and a large number of people also attended the auspicious event. The new branch has all the modern banking facilities including on-line banking and ATM.



Starting its operation in 1999, Bank Asia is one of the most innovative banks in the country’s banking sector. It offers a wide range of financial services that covers the entire spectrum of banking operations including Islamic Banking, Agent Banking, SME financing, e-banking, ATM, etc under its online platform to deliver the highest standard of services to its clientele, ably supported by the use of state-of-the-art technology.


29-Apr-2017
Future Leadership Development Program (FLDP)

Caption: Mr. Md. Arfan Ali, President & Managing Director of Bank Asia poses with Mentees and Mentors of “Future Leadership Development Program (FLDP)” in an interactive assembly titled `Town Hall Meeting’ organized by the Bank at the BCIC Auditorium, Dilkusha in the capital city Dhaka on Saturday (the 29th April, 2017). Deputy Managing Directors of the Bank and Head of Branches in Dhaka region are also seen in the picture.​ In the program the President & Managing Director and the Chief Guest gave stimulating directives to the participants to beat the impending hurtles on their way and attain the goal.


26-Apr-2017
Islamic Banking and Finance

strong>Caption: Mr. Md. Arfan Ali, President  & Managing Director of the Bank poses with the participants of a day-long training program on ‘Islamic Banking and Finance’ held at Bank Asia Bhaban, Agrabad in the port city of Chittagong recently. Deputy Managing Director of the Bank Mr. Muhammed Zahirul Alam, Senior Vice President (SVP) & Head of Agrabad Branch Mr. AKM Shaiful Islam Chowdhury and SVP & Head of Islamic Banking (CC) Mr. AKM Mizanur Rahman are, among others, seen in the photographs. A total 44 officers participated in this program.


24-Apr-2017
Prevention of Money Laundering & Combating Financing on Terrorism

Caption: Mr. Mohammad Borhanuddin, Deputy Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Bank Asia, poses with the participants of a day-long training program titled “Prevention of Money Laundering & Combating Financing on Terrorism” held at Bank Asia Institute for Training & Developmen at Lalmatia in the capital city Dhaka on Saturday (22 April 2017). Mr. Md. Zia Arfin, Executive Vice President & Head of International Division, Mr.  Md. Murshid-Al-Amin, Senior Vice President & Head of Anti Money Laundering Department and Mr.  Md. Azharul Islam, Vice President & Head of Training, Bank Asia Institute for Training & Development (BAITD), are, among others, seen in the picture.


18-Apr-2017
Bank Asia approved audited Accounts 2016

The Board of Directors of Bank Asia in its meeting held on Sunday (16 April 2017) under the chairmanship of Mr. A. Rouf Chowdhury, has approved audited Accounts of the Bank for the year 2016. Vice Chairman of the Bank Mr. A M Nurul Islam, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Mr. Rumee A Hossain, Chairman of the Board Audit Committee Mr. Mashiur Rahman, Director Mr. Md. Nazrul Huda and President & Managing Director Mr. Md. Arfan Ali were present in the meeting.


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