Afghanistan International Bank

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Afghanistan International Bank
Founded 2004
Headquarters Kabul, Afghanistan

Afghanistan International Bank (AIB) is a local commercial bank in Afghanistan, with its head office in Kabul. The bank has seven branch offices in the major cities of the country.[1] AIB has international shareholders, two Afghan business groups, one Afghan/American business group and the Asian Development Bank. It opened in 2004.

AIB operates primarily as a commercial wholesale bank and targets, among others, multilateral organizations, UN entities, NGOs, embassies, foreign military forces, Afghan governmental institutions, foreign and domestic companies, to become their clients.

The bank operates from AIB House, which is located in Wazir Akbar Khan district of Kabul City. Bank has its branches in Mazar-e-Sharif, Herat, Kandahar, Jalalabad and Kabul City.

Afghanistan International Bank's assets are at approximately US $80 million.[citation needed] The Wall Street Journal has described the company as "one of the country's biggest lenders"[2] (in Afghanistan).


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  2. ^ Trofimov, Yaroslav (June 13, 2013). "Afghan Banks Face New Dollar Troubles". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 4 April 2015.  (subscription required)

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