On Wednesday the 20th of April 2011, Arab Bank Australia hosted Business after Hours for The Australian Armenian Chamber of Commerce (AACC) at North Ryde RSL Community Club.
City of Ryde Mayor Clr Artin Etmekdjian and Lady Mayoress Nora Etmekdjian were present at the function, as well as Arab Bank Managing Director Mr Joe Rizk with several Arab Bank Staff, Local Chamber Presidents, Chair of Ryde Business Forum, Members of The AACC and Local Businesses.
Mr Joe Rizk addressed the audience, highlighting the Bank’s extensive global presence and acknowledging the importance of the Bank’s relationship with the Armenian community. Joe also congratulated the Armenian community for their wonderful contributions and achievements in Australia. At the end of Mr Rizk’s speech, the President of the Chamber, Mrs Rita Lepedjian presented him with a Certificate of Appreciation.
Raffle prizes provided by the Bank were awarded, conversation was shared over food and beverages, and as guests were leaving, gift bags were given to all by Arab Bank staff. A wonderful evening was had by all who attended.