StanChart Saadiq wins Islamic awards


Standard Chartered Saadiq Bangladesh has been recognised as “Islamic Bank of the Year” and “Best Islamic Retail Bank” at The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2021.

This takes international awards won by Standard Chartered Saadiq Bangladesh in 2021 to four, says a press release. The awards recognise Islamic banks, houses and deals that define the industry.

“Islamic finance in Bangladesh is fast evolving, keeping pace with our dynamic economy,” said Naser Ezaz Bijoy, chief executive officer of Stan-dard Chartered Bangladesh.

“(The lender’s) Islamic banking (is) overseen by an independent global Shariah board consisting of world renowned Shariah scholars,” he said.

With a network spanning across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Standard Chartered Saadiq caters to both retail and corporate clients seeking access to new markets through Shariah-compliant product offerings.—The Daily Star

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