Annual Report 2013


AIB signs a Management Services and Technical Assistance Agreement with ING Institutional and Government Advisory Services BV, the independent advisory unit of Netherlands-headquartered ING Wholesale Banking. This agreement expired in September 2007, ING having fulfilled its mandate.

Asian Development Bank’s Board of Directors approves a $2.6 million equity investment in AIB.

ADB enters into an agreement with three other investors to form the shareholders group, each owning 25 percent equity.


Opening of first branch outside Kabul.


Khalilullah Sediq joins as Chief Executive Officer.


AIB shows annual profit for the first time.


Appointed bankers to the American forces in Afghanistan.


Moved to new head office building in Kabul.


AIB pays first dividend to shareholders, with total distribution of $10 million.


Deposits exceed $500 million.

Site of 4,550 m² purchased for development of new head office, a 12-storey property with total built area of roughly 15,500 m².


Deposits exceed $800 million.

AIB acquires Standard Chartered Bank’s business in Afghanistan.

The Banker magazine designates AIB as ‘Bank of the Year’ in Afghanistan.


The Banker magazine again designates AIB as Bank of the Year in Afghanistan.

After being nominated by the World Bank, AIB wins Best Corporate Governance, Afghanistan 2014 in the awards.