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History and Milestones

  • Founded in 1969 by the name of Bank Jasa Arta. Acquired by Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) in 2007 and changed its name to BRI Syariah
  • It was officially operated as an Islamic (Sharia) bank after obtaining a business license from Bank Indonesia in 2008. BRI also merged its Sharia Business Unit into BRI Syariah.
  • In 2012, BRI Syariah became the first Islamic Bank in the world that has mobile banking service in 4 online markets, namely Blackberry App World, Google Play, Apple Store and Nokia Store.
  • In 2014, BRI Syariah launched its internet banking
  • In 2015, The Ministry of Finance (MoF) approved BRI Syariah as the auction participant of Islamic Based Government Securities (SBSN)
  • Still in 2015, BRI Syariah became the First Sharia Bank in Indonesia that launched Laku Pandai Syariah or Branchless Sharia Banking (BRISSMART)
  • As of December 2017, BRI Syariah has 54 branches, 207 sub-branches, 11 cash offices and 1,044 sharia service offices

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