Dubai Islamic Bank

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Dubai Islamic Bank P.J.S.C
ISINAED000201015 Edit this on Wikidata
IndustryIslamic banking and finance
Founded1975; 48 years ago (1975)
Key people
H.E Mohammed Al Shaibani, Chairman, Board of Directors
Adnan Chilwan, GCEO
ProductsBanking and insurance
Number of employees

The Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) is an Islamic bank in Dubai, established in 1975 by Saeed Bin Ahmed Lootah. It is the first Islamic bank in the world to have incorporated the principles of Islam in all its practices and is the largest Islamic bank in the United Arab Emirates.[2]


Established in 1975, Dubai Islamic Bank is the largest Islamic bank in the UAE by assets and a public joint-stock company listed on the Dubai Financial Market. Spearheading the evolution of the global Islamic finance industry, DIB is also the world's first full-service Islamic bank and the third-largest Islamic bank in the world. The Bank currently operates 90 branches across the UAE, is present in seven markets worldwide and is expanding its global footprint to further grow and develop the industry. Serving close to 1.7 million customers, DIB offers its growing consumer base an increasing range of innovative Sharia-compliant products and services.[citation needed]

DIB Significant Subsidiaries and Associates[edit]

Dar Al Sharia: Dar Al-Sharia is a Sharia legal and financial consultancy firm established in 2008.

Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan: Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan was established in 2006 as a fully owned subsidiary.

Panin Dubai Syariah Bank: 38.3% ownership in a Shariah compliant player in Indonesia, which has one of the largest Muslim populations in the world.

Bank of Khartoum: DIB holds a stake in Bank of Khartoum, one of the largest banks in Sudan.

Deyaar: Deyaar Development is a real estate development company established in 2002.

Bosna Bank International: Bosna Bank International was established in 2000 as the first Sharia-compliant bank in Europe.

DIB Bank Kenya Limited: License obtained from Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) in May 2017 exclusively to offer Shariah compliant banking services in Kenya.


Dubai Islamic Bank offers corporate, as well as, personal, SME, and priority banking services all across Pakistan. With a variety of accounts, DIB gives its users access to conventional cash management, online payments, business financing, and saving services.[3]

Financial Performance[edit]

For the year 2022, Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) has posted a group net profit of AED 5.6 billion.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "#1,027 Dubai Islamic Bank". Forbes. May 2016. Retrieved 19 January 2017.
  2. ^ Solovieva, Daria (29 July 2015). "Dubai Islamic Bank Rises Most in 3 Months on Second-Quarter Net". Bloomberg. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  3. ^ "Dubai Islamic Bank".
  4. ^ Mansoor, Zainab (2023-01-26). "2022: Dubai Islamic Bank reports highest ever net profit". Retrieved 2023-01-29.

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