About The Group

Established in 1913, Bank of Khartoum is the largest banking group in Sudan operating under Islamic Banking Standards and Principles. Being the oldest in Sudan operating for more than 100 years, the Bank has been playing a vital and key role in driving the economic and financial development in Sudan by continuously introducing pioneering banking products and services. Its contribution has been immense in availing finance to many of the nations’ strategic infrastructure and development projects while enduring corporate social reasonability programs through extending funding for health care, education, sporting and cultural projects and initiatives across Sudan.

The Bank offers a full range of innovative financial products and services in Corporate, SME, Retail, and Investment Business Segments. The scope of services extends through 7 subsidiaries in trade, foreign exchange, brokerage, microfinance, commercial real-estate, cash transit, and telecom sectors.

Headquartered in Khartoum, Sudan, Bank of Khartoum has over 1800 employees, 130 branches / sub-branches in Sudan and one overseas wholesale branch in Kingdom of Bahrain, and a 260 ATM/CDM network. The Bank also has a 24 hour call center, VIP banking and a full suite of e-services which includeonline banking, SMS alerts, mobile banking, and mobile money application.


  • 1913 Established as the Anglo-Egyptian Bank during the Anglo-British rule
  • 1925 Renamed as Barclays Bank for Overseas Properties and Territories
  • 1954 Renamed as Barclays Bank
  • 1970 Renamed as State Bank for Foreign Trade after acquisition by the Government of Sudan
  • 1975 Renamed as Bank of Khartoum through a Presidential Decree
  • 1983 Merged with People›s Cooperative Bank (Bank Misr) through a Presidential Decree
  • 1993 Merged with Unity Bank (Othman Bank) and National Export & Import Bank
  • 2002 Converted to a Public Limited Company under the Companies’ Act of 1925
  • 2005 Government of Sudan sold its %60 stake of the bank to Dubai Islamic Bank P.J.S.C. (DIB)
  • 2008 Merged with Emirates and Sudan Bank