City Bank organizes memorial event for Late Anwar Hossain
A mourning and remembrance event was held at City Bank recently in memory of former chairman of the Bank and founder and Chairman of Anwar Group of Industries, former MP Alhaj Anwar Hossain.
Managing Director and CEO of City Bank Mashrur Arefin presided over this memorial event, while Chairman of City Bank Aziz Al Kaiser, Director Rajibul Huq Chowdhury, eldest son of late Anwar Hossain and Chairman of Anwar Group of Industries Manwar Hossain, younger son and Vice Chairman of City Bank Hossain Khaled, second son and Director of the Bank Hossain Mehmood, former MD & CEO of the bank Abbas Uddin Ahmed and others attended the session. Family members of the late Alhaj Anwar Hossain and executives of the bank were also present .
In the meeting, the speakers also reminisced about the career of Alhaj Anwar Hossain and remarked on his contribution to private sector banking in Bangladesh. Besides, a video on the life of Alhaj Anwar Hossain was exhibited.
At the commemoration meeting, Chairman of City Bank Aziz Al Kaiser said, "Mr. Anwar Hossain's vision was not just to grow the business, but he used to keep also an eye on the marginal income groups of society. He was at the same time kind, patriotic, an ideal child and an ideal father."
At the end of the remembrance, prayers were offered for the eternal peace and well-being of the deceased soul. The prayer session was conducted by Dr. Md. Anwar Hossain Molla, the Chairman of City Bank Shariah Supervisory Committee.