Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited has achieved remarkable growth in deposit and client induction in the year 2012. The deposit of the Bank increased Tk. 7555 crore last one year and collected 19 lac new clients. The total deposit of the Bank has reached at Tk. 41,603 crore. The Bank has diverse schemes for deposit collection. The base of deposit is very strong due to connection of all class of people. Number of depositors of the Bank has stood at 73 lac at the end of the year. The Bank has continued its progress in all indexes of business including investment, import, export and remittance. Banking sector of Bangladesh has kept its farm progress amid global financial crisis with supervision of all regulatory authorities including Bangladesh Bank. The information was disclosed at a meeting of Board of Directors of the Bank and expressed satisfaction at the success & progress of overall activities.
Presided over by Prof. Abu Nasser Muhammad Abduz Zaher, Chairman of the Bank the meeting was attended among others by foreign and local Directors at a local hotel on February 14, 2013.
The Bank provides welfare banking service since its inception. The Bank has been contributing in the development of the country by facilitating the farmers to open account at Tk. 10 and also allowing students to open deposit account. The overall progress of the Bank is made possible with the direction of the Board of Directors, supervision of the Executive Committee, Audit Committee, and Management Committee and sincere and devoted discharge of duty by the employees. The board expressed satisfaction for keeping remarkable contribution in overall economic development of the country
The total investment of the Bank has stood at Tk.39930 crore. The Bank has different welfare investment schemes. The Bank is playing vital role for industrial sector development giving priority in agriculture, education, healthcare, garments, housing, SME sector and poverty alleviation. The Bank gives priority to welfare of people in investment activities. The Bank does not invest in harmful sector.
The foreign exchange business is also continuing its success. Almost one-third remittance of the country is collected by Islami Bank.
Islami Bank assists in education, healthcare, sports and any kind of natural disaster of the country as a part of corporate social responsibility. The reputation of the Bank is increasing day by day due to confidence of people. UK based financial magazine ‘The Banker’ enlisted Islami Bank among top one thousand banks of the world for the first time. The reputation of the nation and country has increased for the activities of the Bank. The name of Bangladesh is also brought forward.