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FNB Islamic Banking Wins Top Award at Global Islamic Finance Awards 2021

FNB Islamic Banking has been awarded the Best Islamic Banking Window for the fifth consecutive year at the 11th annual Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA).

The GIFA awards are a celebration of excellence in the Islamic Banking and Finance sectors. The winners were announced at an Online Awards ceremony broadcasted virtually through the GIFA social media channels, held on, 14 September 2021 to over 1 million viewers around the globe. 

GIFA recognises the best in Islamic Banking and Finance and have grown to become one of the most respected awards in Islamic Banking and Finance worldwide.

Amman Muhammad, CEO of FNB Islamic Banking says, “Being acknowledged as GIFA’s ‘Best Islamic Window’ for the 5th consecutive year is indeed an honour and a tribute to a team that prides itself in developing unique and innovative Islamic banking solutions. This award, further enhances FNB’s leadership status in a country that has emerged as a gateway to African Islamic finance and a leader in the Southern Hemisphere as a predominant Islamic financial services provider.”

Founded in 2011, GIFA celebrates excellence and best practices in Islamic finance across various categories ranging from industry players to service providers, Shari’ah scholars and academicians in various sectors within the Islamic finance industry, with ultimate objectives of promoting social responsibility, adherence to Shari’ah authenticity and commitment to Islamic banking and finance.

These accolades add to several significant awards that FNB Islamic Banking has received in the past few years including, Global Business Outlook Best Islamic Banking Window in South Africa 2019, Islamic Retail Banking Awards Critic’s Choice Award as the Most Trusted Brand 2018, GIFA Best Islamic Banking Window 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. Moreover, their Chief Operating Officer was named as Best Upcoming Personality in Global Islamic Finance 2019 as well as claiming the Critic’s Choice Awards as Best Islamic Banking Window 2017 and 2018.

“We pride ourselves in the technical appreciation of a dynamic business environment and this recognition is a true testament to the talent and efforts that the FNB Islamic Banking team has put in to create industry-leading Islamic Banking solutions.

We remain dedicated to providing pioneering, fitting, simplified and world-class banking solutions that uphold and comply with Shari’ah principles,” concludes Muhammad.







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