Dubai Islamic Bank to Open 10 New Branches in 2009

DUBAI - Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB) on Saturday announced its branch network expansion plans for 2009.

By Staff Report

Published: Mon 16 Feb 2009, 12:51 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 10:22 PM

According to a press release the bank will open 10 new branches in 2009. With the new additions, DIB’s network will reach 64 branches by the end of this year.

Speaking about the expansion plans, Dr Adnan Chilwan, Chief of Retail and Business Banking, DIB, said: “Over the past few years, the world, and particularly our region has been witnessing an increased demand for Islamic banking services. As the world’s first Islamic bank, and the acknowledged global leader in Islamic banking, it is imperative for us to fulfil the banking requirements of our growing base of customers. One of the key elements in ensuring customer satisfaction is accessibility, and our expansion plans for 2009 will enable us to be even closer to our customers.”

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