Sharia Governance

BOK follows a robust Sharia governance mechanism to ensure that all the products and services are duly accredited and in line with Sharia principles.

The Sharia Governance structure adopted by the BOK is in line with regulatory and Islamic Sharia governance standards that entails having:

  • Sharia Supervisory Board (SSB)
  • Internal Sharia Advisory Function
  • Internal Sharia Audit Function
  • Independent External Sharia Compliance Audit

BOK International ensures compliance to the Central Bank of Bahrain rules and regulations on Sharia governance.