Annual Report 2018

Your Partner for Growth

About AIB

From inception in 2004, Afghanistan International Bank’s major objective has been to assist in developing the Afghan economy and to conduct business in accordance with international standards of governance and integrity. The many awards received from authoritative industry bodies is independent endorsement of AIB’s success in achieving its goals, notably being named The Banker magazine’s ‘Bank of the Year, Afghanistan’ for seven consecutive years from 2012 to 2018.

AIB is now well-established as an industry leader, and widely acknowledged to be the nation’s most respected and trusted financial institution. Its growth as an enduring institution combines international expertise with intimate local knowledge and a deep-rooted understanding of customer needs.

Our Vision

We aspire to remain the most reputable financial institution and bank of choice in Afghanistan.

Our Mission

Our mission is to foster economic development in Afghanistan, to be a catalyst for growth, and ultimately contribute to the prosperity of the country and its people.

We strive to adhere to international best practices in corporate governance, financial and risk management (including anti-money laundering and ‘know your customer’), customer service, operations, information technology and internal controls. A major factor in our success is dedication to staff development and training within a culture of integrity and professionalism.

Our Future

Through our financial performance and the specific investments we have made in our people and infrastructure, AIB has become a positive emblem for achievement and transformation, despite its challenging environment.

In our second decade of operation, we remain committed to enabling a better future for Afghanistan and we are proud to play a role in shaping the opportunities that lie ahead.