Dubai Islamic Bank has the unique distinction of being the world’s first fully-fledged Islamic bank, a pioneering institution that has combined the best of traditional Islamic values with the technology and innovation that characterize the best of modern banking. Since its formation in 1975, Dubai Islamic Bank has established itself as the undisputed leader in its field, setting the standards for others to follow as the trend towards Islamic banking gathers momentum in the Arab world and internationally. Islamic banking and finance is now one of the world’s fastest-growing economic sectors that comprise more than 400 institutions with assets under management in excess of US$ 1 trillion (US$1,000 billion). In this context, the role of Dubai Islamic Bank is even more impressive. Yet, the bank remains true to its roots as a customer-centered organization where close personal service and understanding form the basis of all its relationships. Tradition and heritage join with a commitment to flexibility, innovation and modernity, so that customers of every nature are provided with comprehensive solutions to all their financial needs.