BLME is an Islamic bank which is run in a fully Sharia'a compliant and ethical manner. Sharia'a is a framework of principles and guidelines that govern the lives of people who follow the Islamic faith. The primary sources of Sharia'a are the Holy Quran, the central religious text of Islam, and the Hadith, the word and actions of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
As an Islamic Bank fairness, honesty, integrity and transparency are at the heart of everything we do and how we treat our stakeholders, be they our clients, employees or shareholders. These values help to forge the character and culture of the Bank and are the building blocks upon which our reputation is built.