HBL, a leading regional financial institution operating in Bangladesh, inaugurated its Main Branch at Autograph Tower, situated at 67 Kemal Ataturk Avenue, Banani, Dhaka.
The Bank moved its main branch from Gulshan to Banani with a purpose to provide better facilities and services to its clients. HBL, a bank of regional relevance with operations spread across multiple geographies, has been serving clients in Bangladesh for more than 45 years. HBL is recognized as the leading financial institution in this region for its client-centric innovation in financial services.
The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) owns 51% shareholding and the management control of HBL.
For the Bank's valued clients, the new branch offers state of the art facilities, a better environment and superior service with the opportunity to work in a prime business centric area of Dhaka. HBL Bangladesh offers RMB/CNY (Renminbi) denominated account to its respected clients. HBL's presence in China is enabling the Bank to interact with state-owned firms and prominent financial institutions in China.
Leading the delegation to Bangladesh, Muhammad Aurangzeb, President & CEO - HBL, inaugurated the main branch. Also present were Faisal Lalani, Head of International Banking - HBL, Selim Barkat, Country Manager, HBL-Bangladesh, HE Munir M. Merali, Resident Diplomatic Representative of Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) to Bangladesh, along with valued clients and other dignitaries.
Muhammad Aurangzeb, President & CEO - HBL, commenting on the occasion said, "I am happy to be here at the opening of our Main Branch at Banani. The Bank is committed to providing a wide array of financial services to its clients. HBL will continue to play its part in the transformation of the banking system in Bangladesh, consistent with its vision of becoming a technology company with a banking license."
Selim Barkat, Country Manager, HBL-Bangladesh said, "Our ability to engage with our clients in the bustling neighborhood of Banani, Dhaka, has been greatly enhanced by the relocation of the branch to this location. We hope to keep building market-based capabilities to provide our clients best-in-class products and services".