Richard Pieris Finance’s Islamic unit wins two Silver Awards | Sunday Observer

Richard Pieris Finance’s Islamic unit wins two Silver Awards

Richard Pieris Finance, the sole finance subsidiary of Richard Pieris & Company PLC, won two silver awards at the Islamic Finance Forum of South Asia (IFFSA).

The event was held at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo, attended by a galore of Islamic Finance officials from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and the Maldives, who were all in contention of winning awards for exceptional performance in Islamic Finance.

ARIJ, the Islamic Unit of Richard Pieris Finance stood out at the event for the third consecutive year bagging the silver award for Window/Unit of the year and Leasing Company of the year.

“ARIJ’s success is no coincidence,” said the head of Islamic Unit at Richard Pieris Finance, Imruz Kamil, “We have experienced plenty of obstacles but I am proud of what we have achieved, this is purely due to the perseverance and hard work by the entire team at ARIJ, and more importantly, the customers of ARIJ has been tremendous, their trust in us has always been the driving force and we vow to continue and elevate the standards,” he said.

“The awards don’t really do justice to the hard work of my team” said CEO/Executive Director of Richard Pieris Finance K. M. M. Jabir, adding, “The Islamic Unit ARIJ has constantly been on the rise these past five years, despite the strong competition in the industry, within a short span of five years.

“ARIJ has shown tremendous growth, and we’re gearing up for the upcoming years to truly elevate the company, and be amongst the top financial institutions in Sri Lanka, and our vision is strongly backed by our Group ‘Arpico.’ We are proud to be the only financial subsidiary of the group and their support has been immense in the successes achieved by Richard Pieris Finance,” Jabir said.