Sultan Choudhury, the CEO at Al Rayan Bank, received his OBE from Prince William at a special investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace last Friday (10th November).
Mr Choudhury was a recipient of the award in the Queen's birthday honours list in recognition of his services to Islamic finance.
Sultan Choudhury receiving his OBE from Prince William
Mr Choudhury has played a major role in Al Rayan Bank's success and Islamic banking's increasing popularity in the UK.
Experts from Al Rayan Bank have worked with the UK government on initiatives that have helped to establish the country as a key global centre for Islamic finance through the creation of a legal, regulatory and taxation environment in which Sharia-compliant finance can compete on an equal footing with conventional banking.
Al Rayan Bank offers a range of Sharia-compliant products and is authorised by the PRA, and regulated by the FCA and the PRA.
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