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BIBD Hosts Takbir Raya Event

by Reedz on September 1, 2012


In conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) hosted a “Takbir Syawal” event for their clients yesterday, at the Grand Hall of The Empire Hotel and Country Club in Jerudong.

More than 1,000 special guests consisting of the bank’s clients from all its banking divisions and departments attended the annual Hari Raya open house event.

The main objective of the event was to strengthen relationships between the staff of the bank and their loyal clients.

Present during the event were members of the BIBD Board of Directors, Syariah Advisory Body, BIBD’s Managing Director Mr Javed Ahmad, senior officers, officers and staff.

–Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin










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