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Burj Bank Limited

Burj Bank Limited

Burj Bank Limited was formerly known as Dawood Islamic Bank Limited (DIBL). The bank officially commenced operations in April 2007 and was renamed Burj Bank Ltd. in July 2011. Burj Bank has a diversified range of Shariah compliant funded and non-funded…

Three Islamic banks in Bahrain plan merger

Three Islamic banks in Bahrain plan merger

The three Bahraini Islamic investment Banks Capivest, Elaf Bank and Capital Management House have agreed to merge in order to better compete in a fragmented market. The combination will create a bank with assets of $400 million which should be able to …

Islamic banks leading house financing

Islamic banks leading house financing

According to World Bank, on an average, annual housing need in Pakistan is 1.1 million units which require an annual funding of around Rs3.3 trillion per year. While conventional banks/DFIs are stepping away from the housing finance, the share of Islam…

Burj Bank celebrates Earth Day

Burj Bank celebrates Earth Day

Burj Bank has launched an employee driven CSR initiative called “Giving beyond the Workplace Campaign”. As part of the program, Burj Bank Employees along with the Senior Management team visited the TCF (The Citizen’s Foundation) Qayyumabad campus as an…

UBL Islamic Principal Preservation Fund launched

UBL Islamic Principal Preservation Fund launched

UBL Funds introduced the UBL Islamic Principal Preservation Fund on April 01, 2013. For the first time in Pakistan, investments can be made in a Shariah Compliant investment scheme with 100 percent exposure into the stock market while benefiting from t…

Meezan Bank to provide Shariah-compliant financing

Meezan Bank to provide Shariah-compliant financing

Meezan Bank has become the first bank in Pakistan which offers Shariah-compliant agricultural financing by extending a Shariah-compliant financing facility to the agriculture industry of Pakistan. Adhering to the financial arrangement, the bank will se…