Amãna Bank continues to support Kalubowila Hospital Children’s Ward
As part of its continued CSR focus towards children, Amãna Bank made another valuable contribution to the Children’s Ward (15B) of the Colombo South (Kalubowila) General Hospital by donating essential medical equipment for the day to day use of treating patients. Along with the donation of an Auto Clave Sterilizer, the Bank also put a smile on the faces of the children admitted at the ward by giving them gifts.
The donation was made by the Bank’s Senior Vice President – Corporate and SME Banking M M S Quvylidh to the Director of the Colombo South Teaching Hospital Dr. Asela Gunawardena in the presence of the Bank’s Head of Deposits Arshad Jamaldeen and Manager – Corporate Communications & Marketing Azim Rali along with the participation of consultant doctors, nurses of the ward and staff of the Bank.
Commenting on the occasion, Amãna Bank’s Senior Vice President – Corporate and SME Banking M M S Quvylidh said, “We are privileged to continue this bond with the Kalubowila Teaching Hospital and are committed to do our best for the betterment of Children in line with our CSR focus. We believe this equipment would be of much help for the ward for its daily operational activities.”
Appreciating the contribution of Amãna Bank, the Director of the Hospital Dr Asela Gunawardena said “I am thankful to Amãna Bank for once again coming forward to not only maintain the ward but also assist us in providing better facilities to the patients towards their speedy recovery.”
Amãna Bank has been contributing towards the upkeep of Ward 15B since undertaking its renovation in 2006 including colour washing of the ward, fixture of lighting and fans, donation of computer and printer to automate functions of the ward, donation of multipara monitors and pulse oxy meters as well as medicinal drugs for timely treatment.
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 IDB Group being the principal shareholder having a 29.97% stake of the Bank. The IDB Group is a ‘AAA’ rated multilateral development financial institution with an authorized capital base of over USD 150 Billion which has a membership of 57 countries. Fitch Ratings, in June 2018, affirmed Amãna Bank’s National Long Term Rating of BB(lka) while upgrading its outlook to Positive from Stable. Amãna Bank does not have any subsidiaries, associates or affiliated institutions representing the Bank.