Sharjah: Sharjah Islamic Bank announced the launch of its all new website at www.sib.ae, featuring an innovative design allowing bank customers to easily browse the content and view detailed information on products and services in Arabic and English.
Designed for optimum user experience, the website incorporates attractive colors and fonts that are easy on the eyes as well as enables effortless navigation between pages.
The launch of the new website is part of the bank’s ongoing initiative to modernize services and develop products in order to highlight the strength of the Sharjah Islamic Bank brand, which was recently included in the annual Forbes magazine list of the 100 most powerful companies in the Middle East for the year 2021 that includes the largest and most successful companies in the region across a wide range of industries, based on stringent criteria that include market value, sales volume, net profits, and total assets.
Digital transformation is the future of banking services
Nabil Abou Alwan, Head of Retail Banking Group at Sharjah Islamic Bank, said: “The digital transformation is the foundation on which the bank is developing its banking services for customers and the public, in line with the UAE Digital Government Strategy 2025. We are proud to have launched the redesigned and enhanced website to better serve our customers and make it convenient for them to easily access, in a safe and secure manner, a wide range of services through their desktops, laptops or smartphones. In doing so, we hope to enhance our digital presence and keep pace with the growing rate of innovations in the world.”
Nabil Abou Alwan added that some features have been enhanced and added to the updated website, including the loan calculator as an approximate guide to knowing the value of the instalments, in addition to the ability to search for branches and ATM locations on Google Maps to help customers easily find branch or ATM locations and addresses.
The head of the retail banking group at the bank stressed: “We are committed to developing the bank’s digital services as a result of the growing demand from our customers and the continuous technological innovations that we are witnessing every day. The new website is another step in our effort to strengthen our digital presence, building on earlier initiatives such as the updated electronic application for digital banking services for individuals, and the new digital account “SIB Digital” that we launched earlier this year. Work is currently underway to launch the digital application for corporate digital banking services within the next few days.
The website, in its new form, provides a rich set of information about the history of the bank and its subsidiaries, in addition to a comprehensive detailed view of all the bank’s services and products provided to individuals and companies, investment services, important information for investors, and jobs available in the various departments, sections and branches of the bank, as well as the locations of branches and ATM, the service of obtaining the International Bank Account Number (IBAN), and many other services.
Sharjah Islamic Bank continuously strives to provide all electronic services and facilities, which are designed to meet the requirements of the retail and corporate customers during the current period. The bank seeks to support the nation’s efforts to contain the Coronavirus under the slogan " We Commit Until We Succeed,” and aligns with the UAE’s vision 2021, aimed at achieving a competitive and technology based advanced knowledge economy through innovation, along with the bank’s strategy to keep pace with the latest global digital banking technologies.
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