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CDB Islamic Finance
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CDB Meezan is the Islamic Finance wing of Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (CDB) which operates under the guidance of Islamic Shari’ah concept.

Product Offering

• IJHARA (Leasing)
• Mudharabah ( Savings and Deposits)
• Murabahah (vehicle financing)


IJARAH (leasing facilities for brand new and registered vehicles)

“Ijarah” is a mode of financing in Islmaic Sharia Law and widely practiced across the globe in the Islamic Banking and Finance Industry. The Ijarah scheme is unique, being specially designed and tailor-made to address all your vehicle leasing needs. We’ll purchase the motor vehicle of your choice and style, and let you use it over a mutually agreed lease period and gift it to you at the end of the lease period, upon successful completion of lease. All you have to do is pay the rental on time. We will insure and bear the cost of all major repairs, leaving you with only the small hassle of routine maintenance. In this way, we take a major part of your risk away, giving you the freedom to enjoy the benefits of Ijarah.

• Up to 100% financing
• Competitive lease rentals
• Comprehensive Sharia compliance Insurance Cover
• Maximum leasing period (72 months)


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“Mudharabah” is a mode of investment prescribed in Islamic Sharia Law and widely practiced across the globe in the Islamic Banking and Finance Industry. The Mudharabah (Investment) is a contract, with one party providing 100% of the capital and the other part providing their specialist knowledge and expertise to invest the capital and manage the investment project. Profits generated are shared between the fund parties according to a pre-agreed ratio and the losses incurred are solely born by the fund provider (unless proven mismanagement, negligence or transgression by the fund manager takes place).

Mudharabah Savings 

Mudharabah  Savings operates on a profit and loss sharing basis under the Shari’ah guidelines. Customers are free to withdraw money in full or partially at any given time.

Mudharabah Deposits

A term investment option available for customers on profit and loss sharing basis. Profits generated through deposits at the stipulated period is being shared between customer and CDB at a pre-agreed ratio at the time of investment.

Product benefits

• Shari’ah compliant return on your investment
• Competitive profit sharing ratio
• Investments from 1 month to 36 months
• Profit payable monthly or at maturity
• Minimum deposit: Rs. 10,000



Murabahah vehicle financing

A shari’ah compliant financing option designed to fulfill vehicle purchase needs on the basis of buy and sell (trading). Cost of goods and profit margin of seller (CDB) is disclosed to the customer at the time of entering in to Murabahah facility agreement.

Product benefits

• Competitive pricing (installment)
• Minimum documentation

Terms & conditions apply
Product information and terms & conditions are subject to change from time to time.
Therefore, it is advisable to contact the branch nearest to you for the latest information and prevailing terms & conditions.