Written by Bob Brunskill
Those people planning to buy property in Dubai may want to consider the potential success of Dubai Bank after hearing about the institution's latest developments.
Suggesting this is down to some serious "dedication", it has been named Best Islamic Bank and Most Improved Bank in the United Arab Emirates by Ethos Consultancy.
The awarding group looking at 27 top financial institutions in the region and the winner was chosen in light of its commitment to offering excellent customer service.
Overall, Dubai Bank came second out of all the lenders considered.
This is a rise of 19 places in the space of 12 months.
Chief executive officer of Dubai Bank Salaam Al Shaksy said: "Every member of the team has worked together to strike the right balance between the twin challenges of business growth and service delivery."
In other news, British national Ismail Ebrahim recently became the latest person to win one million UAE dirhams (£165,259) in the financial institution's monthly cash prize draw.