Continuing to lead the Islamic finance sector in Oman, Bank Nizwa, reported RO 10.2 million in net profit representing a 36 per cent growth after tax for the period ended 31 December 2019.

Bank Nizwas financial results reflects its robust performance, registering a growth of 22 per cent in its operating income reaching RO 33 million, amid controlled growth of 11 per cent in operating expenses reaching RO 18.4 million.

The banks total assets grew by 19 per cent to reach RO 1.035 billion in line with the banks efforts to achieve its strategic goals and increase its market share.

Main factors behind these results include growth of customer financing, customer deposits, and expansion of the banks customer base as more and more people to appreciate the benefits associated with this ever-growing industry in Oman.

Shaikh Khalid Abdullah al Khalili (pictured), Chairman of Bank Nizwa, said: Despite the economic challenges, Bank Nizwa continues to register robust financial results that reflect the resilience and stability of our assets, while drawing on the effective operational model successfully led by the Board of Directors and Executive Management to achieve our strategic goals and increase value for shareholders. At Bank Nizwa, we will continue to lead the growth of Islamic finance and banking in Oman, while increasing our market share within the sector in specific and the financial sector in general.

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