On March 24, 2016, at a special ceremony held to recognize leading corporations and organizations in Jordan, His Majesty King Abdullah II conferred upon Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank (“JDIB”) the prestigious King Abdullah II Award for Excellence – Private Sector. Established in 1999, this award recognizes organizations with best-in-class policies and procedures, superior quality systems, outstanding corporate social responsibility practices and operational excellence. The award is considered the national reference for quality and excellence among organizations and businesses in Jordan.
On this occasion, Mr. Sami Al-Afghani, Chief Executive Officer of Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank, commented: “We at JDIB are truly honored to receive the highly competitive and acclaimed King Abdullah II Award for Excellence for the Private Sector. This tremendous recognition is the result of the indefatigable efforts of all JDIB stakeholders since the bank’s founding in 2010 – from the Board of Directors and Sharia compliance board to all manager and employees of the bank. As the first bank in Jordan to receive this distinguished award, we are particularly privileged and look forward to continuing our journey of excellence.”
About Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank
Founded in Amman, Jordan in January 2010, Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank is a publicly listed company on the Amman Stock Exchange (Ticker: JDIB). Over the past 6 years, the bank has established itself as a premier Islamic banking institution, operating in strict compliance with Islamic Sharia principles and serving a growing and diverse portfolio of corporations and individuals. Since its inception, JDIB has grown its branch network from one to 21 branches and its deposits to over $1 billion and serves today over 70,000 loyal customers.