The Best Banks in Middle East

The Rajhi Bank

Founded in 1957, Al Rajhi Bank is one of the largest Islamic banks in the world with total assets of SR 384 billion (US$ 102 billion), a paid up capital of SR 25 billion (US$ 6.66 billion) and an employee base of over 9,600 associates.  With an established base in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Al Rajhi Bank has a vast network of over 570 branches, over 152 dedicated ladies branches, more than 5,190 ATM’s, 106,000 POS terminals installed with merchants and the largest customer base of any bank in the Kingdom, in addition to 232 remittance centers across the kingdom.

National Bank of Egypt

The strategy of the National Bank of Egypt aims at introducing a new generation of branches which offer fully electronic banking services through alternative channels to promote self-service and achieve the bank’s digital transformation plans. In addition, this new type of branch raises awareness and strengthens digital banking, especially in light of the current circumstances that call for enhancing safety measures and maintaining social distancing to protect public health.

Emirates NBD Bank

Emirates NBD Bank PJSC is Dubai’s government-owned bank, initially formed as National Bank of Dubai (NBD) on 19 June 1963 by then Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, forming the first national bank established in Dubai. As the first national Bank is one of the most importants in Middle East and Dubai. For sure you will find many ATM’s around the region.

First Abu Dhabi Bank

It was created in 2017 following the merger between National Bank of Abu Dhabi and First Gulf Bank, both based in Abu Dhabi. At the time of its creation, First Abu Dhabi Bank was the largest bank in the United Arab Emirates and the second largest in the Middle East in terms of assets under management.

Qatar National Bank

Qatar National Bank (QNB Group) is a Qatari multinational commercial bank headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Founded in 1964, it was the country’s first domestically-owned commercial bank. Is the most important Banks in the world and have presence in many arab countries. Actually is holding many valuables accounts like Al jazeera.

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