Muscat — Dr Jamil El Jaroudi, CEO, Bank Nizwa accepted another prestigious award on behalf of the bank at the recent London Sukuk Summit Awards ceremony held under the patronage of Baroness Warsi, Senior UK Government Minister and Head of the Islamic Finance Task Force. Bank Nizwa was named the ‘Best Islamic Financial Institution in Oman’ following careful consideration by the judging panel who recognized Bank Nizwa’s outstanding achievements as Oman’s leading Islamic bank.
Bank Nizwa has made a huge contribution to the Islamic finance landscape of the Sultanate and has demonstrated itself to be a leader in the industry with its extensive range of Sharia compliant products and services. Commented upon the award Dr Jamil said, ‘It is wonderful to have achieved this award. The work of Bank Nizwa is being acknowledged and recognized worldwide and this makes me very proud. We continue to grow as a leading Islamic bank in Oman and we are consistently succeeding in our initiatives to spread Islamic banking knowledge across the Sultanate.’
Being named the ‘Best Financial Institution in Oman’ is down to a lot of hard work and a proven demonstration by Bank Nizwa to achieve its aims of being a global leading Islamic Bank born in Oman. The bank prides itself in being a role model in Oman and has gained huge prominence amongst customers. It works hard to inspire consumer awareness for Islamic banking through its programme of education across schools, universities and communities across Oman. It also has created a product platform to cater for the needs of its customers with highly competitive personal and corporate finance products including current, savings and investment accounts. Its unique suite of debit cards have also received huge interest from its customers as exceptionally user friendly and provides them with a wide range of lifestyle benefits ranging from worldwide acceptance and competitive rates to special discounts and extra security. The bank has also seen success with its Home and Auto finance products which enable its customers to become home owners and take to the roads with security and peace of mind.
Bank Nizwa has earned a number of prestigious awards since its inception which are all testaments to its commitment to the Islamic finance industry and reflect its outstanding effort in working for its customers by delivering high quality products and services. These include being cited the ‘Best Islamic bank in Oman’ by Islamic Finance News, the world’s leading finance news provider and being named the ‘Upcoming Bank In Islamic finance ‘at the Global Islamic Finance Awards among others.
Originally published on www.omanobserver.om