Combined entity’s total assets are valued at more than QAR 80 billion
Operational integration to be completed by Q4:2019
The first merger between banks in Qatar’s history
The combined entity to operate under the “Barwa Bank” name
Doha, Qatar, 22 April 2019 – Barwa Bank has announced the official completion of its legal merger with International Bank of Qatar (ibq). The merger, which brings two of Qatar’s leading and most dynamic financial players under one roof, will establish a powerhouse Shariah compliant financial institution in both local and regional markets, backed by robust liquidity and solvency levels.
Under the first banks merger in Qatar’s history, this solid financial position will enable Barwa Bank Group to significantly contribute to ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 21 April 2019: Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, is pleased to announce that it has won two prestigious awards- ‘Best Corporate Bank – Qatar’ and ‘Best Financial Inclusion Program – MENA’ at the recently held the European Magazine Awards.
The European Magazine, over the last several years, has been celebrating achievement, innovation and excellence through its annual awards program. It offers corporate organizations an insight into various achievements within a range of organizations. These recognitions add to the achievement of al khaliji bank in Qatar.
On receiving the awards, Acting Group Chief Business Officer, Mr. Omar Al-Emadi said:
“It is an outstanding achievement for us and on behalf of the entire ......read more
Doha, Qatar, April 16, 2019: Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurance conglomerate in the MENA recently honored its employees with long service award certificates for completing 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years of dedicated service at the company. The award ceremony was held at the QIC headquarters in West Bay.
The long service award certificates were handed over to the awardees by Mr. Salem Al Mannai, Deputy Group President & CEO of QIC Group in the presence of senior QIC officials.
Expressing his gratitude and appreciation during the event, Mr. Salem Al Mannai stated, “At QIC we believe that dedication and collective efforts of our staff play a significant role in achieving QIC Group’s set targets, growth and development of the company and in taking QIC to where it is today. We have always recognized the wide ......read more
Doha, Qatar, April 15, 2019: Barwa Bank, Qatar's most innovative Shari’ah compliant bank, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.
As the draw results showed, Ahmed Fouad Menisy and Mohamed Abdunnaser El-Gamudi each won a cash prize of 50,000 Qatari Riyals. Also, a cash prize worth 25,000 Qatari Riyals was awarded to Hussain Sultan Al-Jaber and Mohamed Yacine Ben Lamnouar.
The draw was conducted under the supervision of a representative of the qualitative license and market control department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Thara’a offers account holders the chance to win monthly cash rewards that sum up to more than 2,000,000 Qatari Riyals, and a grand prize ......read more
HSBC Msheireb to offer a seamless digital experience reinforcing Msheireb’s status as the world’s SMARTEST and most sustainable city district
Msheireb Downtown continues to attract more local and global financial institutions
Doha, Qatar, 13 April 2019: Msheireb Downtown Doha, the smartest and most sustainable fully-built city district in the world and Qatar’s destination for leisure, living and business, will be home to the first HSBC digital branch in the country; HSBC Msheireb.
The announcement was made during an agreement signing ceremony between Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, and HSBC Bank Middle East, Qatar, the largest international banking organisation in the country.
The event was witnessed by the Lord Mayor of London, Peter ......read more
Qatar, April 06, 2019: Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) PQSC announces that its Board of Directors will meet on 29 April 2019 to approve and disclose the consolidated interim financial statements for the period ended 31 March 2019.
With the aim to provide SMEs access to large procurement governmental projects
Doha, Qatar, April 01, 2019: As part of its ongoing efforts to provide a poised platform to grow for Qatari Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), Qatar Development Bank (QDB) flagged off the 4th edition of Government Procurement and Contracting Conference & Exhibition ‘MOUSHTARAYAT 2019’ yesterday, Under the patronage of HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.
The 4th edition of MOUSHTARAYAT’ was inaugurated by HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad Al Thani, Deputy Governor of Qatar Central Bank and Vice Chairman of QDB, which is scheduled to take place for three days between March 31 and April 2 at Doha Exhibition & Convention Center, and hosted in collaboration with ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 20, 2019: In keeping up its momentum of providing immense opportunities to Qatari entrepreneurs, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) successfully hosted the 4th edition of its Retirees Entrepreneurship Program ‘Khutwa’, which was organized in collaboration with the General Retirement and Social Insurance Authority. The event was held on the 14th of March, at Bin Jelmood House at Msheireb Downtown Doha.
The program paved the way for retiree entrepreneurs to present their ideas and integrated business plans for their projects that serve the diversity of the national economy and opens up new business horizons. In its current edition, Khutwa program is evidently the culmination of success of its previous editions, as it has been able to achieve its goals and objectives to promote new projects and ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 19, 2019: Barwa Bank, Qatar's most innovative Shari’ah compliant bank, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.
As the draw results showed, Dana Yousef Al-Horr and Alanoud Mohammed Al-Enazi each won a cash prize of 10,000 Qatari Riyals. Also, a cash prize worth 5,000 Qatari Riyals was awarded to the following bank clients: Suhail Al-Mazroey, Sheikh Fahad Jassim Al-Thani, Ibrahim Abdalmuty Mohammad, Asmaa Mohamed Al-Suwaidi, Randa Shaher Al-Saadi, Muneera Saif Al-Kubaisi, Fahad Assadi, Ali Abdulrahman Al-Yafei, Samira Bihi Mohamed, Abdulrazzaq Ahmed Al-Meraikhi, Mahmoud Al-Maghribi, Abdulrahman Ali Al-Yafei, Yousef Mohammed Al-Sulaiti, Almayasa ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 19, 2019: Collaborating with Qatar’s largest and flagship medical trade event, SEIB Insurance and Reinsurance has announced its Silver sponsorship of the second edition of QMED 2019 (Qatar International Medical Devices & Healthcare Exhibition and Conference). Held at the QNCC (Qatar National Convention Center) over a 5,000 square-meter space, the exhibition will take place between March 25 and March 27.
Commenting on SEIB’s participation in QMED 2019, Mr. Elias Chedid, the company’s Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, says that this strategic partnership aims at empowering the Qatari healthcare sector as a national engine of economic growth. Since its establishment, SEIB has focally extended its support to healthcare enterprises as an integral member of ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 19, 2019: Qatar Insurance, the largest insurer in the MENA region has won two prestigious awards at the MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards 2019. The award ceremony, which was held in Dubai recognised and rewarded fund and asset managers that had outperformed their peers over the last year. QIC won awards in two categories- the Qatar Equity Fund for its 2018 performance and the QIC GCC Equity Fund for its three year performance.
The QIC GCC Equity Fund won the award for the best GCC fund performance over three years ending 2018 for a GCC fund with over $75m in assets. The Fund posted a return of 23.4% in USD terms over the three years and topped its category’s peer group comparison.
The Qatar Equity Fund posted a return of 22.8% in USD terms versus its benchmark performance of 20.8% and ......read more
A Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative
Doha, Qatar, March 16, 2019: Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C, Qatar’s next generation bank, as part of corporate social responsibility drive, has once again extended its financial support in the form of donation to the Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special Needs, a local humanitarian organization that aims to support and develop the skills and capabilities of people with disabilities.
The donation, which was handed over in the presence of Mr. Mohamad Alkuwari, Head of Reward and HR Services at al khaliji, and Mr. Taleb Abdullah Afifah, Board Member at the Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special Needs.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Mohamad Alkuwari, Head of Rewards and HR Services at al khaliji, said:
“Al Khaliji has been ......read more
Election of a new Board of Directors chaired by HE Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Jassim Al Thani
A strong performance in total asset standing at 44.4 billion QR, driven by a strong growth in the finance portfolio that exceeded 27.8 billion QR.
Customer deposits reached 26 billion QR.
Doha – Qatar, 14 March 2019 - Barwa Bank Group, convened its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on 13th of March February 2019 at Four Seasons hotel, chaired by HE Sheikh Mohamed Bin Hamad Bin Jassim Al Thani, Chairman of the Board and Managing Director, with an 87% shareholder attendance.
During the AGM, all items on the agenda were discussed, such as hearing and approving the Board's Report for the year that ended December 31, 2018, as well as discussing and ......read more
Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani tells Oxford Business Group
Doha, March 13, 2019: Qatar’s efforts to tap new investors, and goods and service providers farther afield, were among the topics discussed recently at a meeting held between Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani, Chairman, Al Faisal Holding, and representatives from Oxford Business Group (OBG).
Sheikh Faisal told the global research and consultancy company that the ongoing regional blockade had generated new business opportunities for both local and international firms, as the country looks to the private sector to become more resourceful and drive new growth.
“One major advantage of Qatar is the presence of competitively priced raw materials, including secure energy supplies,” he said. “The Qatari Government considers industrial ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2019: As a progressive leader in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and socially responsible business practices, Qatar Insurance Group, the flagship insurer is sponsoring the Katara International Beach Volleyball Championship 2019 as the gold sponsor of the event. The event which is scheduled from 12th March will be held at the Amphitheater at Katara. The event will witness participation of 50 teams from 29 countries.
Qatar Insurance Group's role as a sponsor highlights the company’s unilateral focus on being a responsible corporate citizen and demonstrates its full support to all sports activities and initiatives for the nation.
Commenting on the Group’s strategic partnership, Mr. Salem Al Mannai, Deputy Group President & CEO of QIC Group remarked, “We are ......read more
Doha, Qatar, March 13, 2019: With a view to drive financial technology -led economy in Qatar, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) successfully hosted a workshop on “Shariah Compliance Issues of Crypto Assets” in association with Association of National Development Finance Institutions in Member Countries of The Islamic Development (ADFIMI).
Established as an autonomous, independent and non-profit international organization, ADFIMI) started its operations in September 1987 at its headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey, on being given the status of an International Organization. It presently has around 40 members from 18 countries. ADFIMI organizes various training programmes, seminars, workshops, and conferences in different countries for the benefit of its members. Since its inception, ADFIMI forged solid partnership ......read more
Doha, 07 March 2019:
Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in the MENA region has partnered with Commercial Bank Qatar Masters to be the Official Tournament insurer for the region’s premier Golf tournament. QIC, along with its subsidiaries Qatar Re and Antares, is proud to support the tournament for twelve consecutive years.
Founded in 1964, Qatar Insurance Company (QIC) was the first domestic insurer of Qatar. Today QIC is a dominant insurer in the region and is regarded as the largest insurer in MENA region in terms of profitability, assets and market capitalization. QIC’s consistent rating of A/Stable from Standard & Poor’s and A(Excellent) from A.M. Best affirms QIC’s core strength and sustainable performance.
Implementing its diversification strategy of expanding beyond the borders of ......read more
Doha, 27 February, 2019:
Despite being a challenging year, in 2018 Qatar Insurance, the leading insurance Group recorded strong operational performance, coupled with robust premium growth, taking Gross Written Premium (GWP) to QAR 12.6 billion, up by 8% vis-à-vis the same period in 2017. The underwriting results for the Group for the year 2018 amounted to QAR 576 million. QIC Group’s consolidated net profit for the full year 2018 came in at QAR 664 million.
The Annual General Meeting that was held yesterday at the Four Seasons Hotel was chaired by Abdulla bin Khalifa Al-Attiya, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors. The shareholders discussed the Group’s annual performance and endorsed the recommended distribution of cash dividend payout of 15% for the year ended 31st December 2018. Approval was also granted ......read more
Doha, February 20, 2019 – Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, in continuation to its strategic goal of empowering Qatari youths and enhancing the jobs market in Qatar, took part in the TAWTEEN launch event as one of the proud sponsors. Held under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and the Minister of Interior, the event took place on February 18 and 19, 2019 at Sheraton Hotel. The program was launched amid the presence of dignitaries, the large participation of official bodies and entities, energy sector companies, and a wide spectrum of service providers and supporting industries.
Hosted by Qatar Petroleum, TAWTEEN is the localization program for services and industries in the energy sector, specifically for ......read more
Doha, February 20, 2019 – Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, with the aim of promoting the health and wellness of its community members, recently hosted its Annual Football Tournament for the fifth year in a row. The initiative was held in support of Qatar’s National Sport Day and comes as part of al khaliji’s Corporate Social Responsibility program.
Held on Saturday 16 February 2019 at AL Saad Club, the Bank’s 5-A-side Football Tournament, saw the participation of teams from several organizations and served as a platform to foster the values of community, sportsmanship and positive team spirit among participants.
The competing teams were from leading institutions such as, Qatar Investment Authority, Georgetown University, Ooredoo, Mannai ......read more
Doha, Qatar – 17 February 2019 – Barwa Bank, Qatar's most innovative Shari’ah compliant bank, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.
As the draw results showed, Fatemah Abdalah Ali and Milad Mahmood each won a cash prize of 10,000 Qatari Riyals. Also, a cash prize worth 5,000 Qatari Riyals was awarded to the following bank clients: Mahmoud Mohammed Al-Yafei, Loai Al-Tawil, Faisal Ali Al-Anssari, Kholoud Amralla Al-Emadi, Jassim Mohamed Fakhroo, Saeta Salem Al-Qarah, Mehanna Sultan Al-Naemi, Ahlam Yousuf Al-Baker, Al-Anoud Hassan Al-Sahli, Sirish Nallamatla, Hussain Sultan Al-Jaber, Mohammed Talha, Sheikha Wadha Qassim Al-Thani, Lulwa Hasan Bureshaid, Tahira Abdulwaris, Kayingil Mohamed, Ranya ......read more
Doha, Qatar 17 February 2019: Barwa Bank hosted a fun and engaging sports program for all its employees, in support of the eighth National Sport Day in collaboration with Al Ahli Sports Club.
The bank’s participation in the National Sport Day is in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program to create awareness on the importance of sports and fitness in achieving a sound and healthy lifestyle, which, in turn, helps in the development of a strong, prosperous society.
The Group’s employees and members from the executive management participated in the event along with their families. Activities and sports events included rope challenge, climbing challenge, golf, yoga session, kids section, and a football match. For children below five years, a kids area was arranged for them to enjoy the day ......read more
Doha, Qatar, February 11 2019: Doha, Qatar, February XX 2019: Barwa Bank the most innovative Shari’ah compliant bank in Qatar has announced the launch of its mobile application for all customers to meet their daily financial needs.
Barwa Bank new mobile application can be used on smart devices and is compatible with both IOS and Android. The new application is designed to offer customers speed, efficiency and maximum security while accessing their accounts and executing the banking transactions.
This application includes new services and features including Barwa Bank rewards, money transfer with Western Union and cardless cash withdrawal services.
With Barwa Bank Rewards, customers can now view their loyalty points and redeem at a wide range of redemption options including booking flights or hotel bookings, car ......read more
DOHA, Qatar – 06 February 2019 –
Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) partners with QFBA to runs the pilot program for the first batch of generation 2030 in pursuit of offering the best in class financial courses to Qatari executives and new age professionals.
The program, targeting new joiners as well as employees who have been on the job for up to three years, will help professionals master the latest trends and challenges in the financial sector and thereby allow them to further hone their skills. The Training modules will be spread over four to six months, with coaching and mentoring in between.
The pilot session of this program took place at QFBA and involved participation of Qatari employees from all QFC entities.
Commenting on the occasion, Qatar Financial Centre CEO Yousuf Mohamed Al-Jaida ......read more
Qatar, February 04, 2019: Please be advised that QIC Board of Directors' in their meeting held today on 3rd of February. 2019, reviewed the company's performance, the financial information for the year 2018, the auditor's report and the profits realized (QR. 646 Million).
The board recommended Cash (Dividends 15 %) from the share par value, i.e. QR. (1.5) QR. for each share, Also the board has proposed increase in capital by (QR77.042.580) through the private shares issuance (7.704.258) shares. Share price is (QR36/57) per share ((QR 10) nominal value + (QR26/57) share premium). Only the minority shareholders of the subsidiary QIC Capital, registered in Qatar Financial Center, has full rights of subscription
In addition, the board also proposed to change the nominal value of the share price to be one Qatari ......read more
QIC contributes QAR 10 billion annually in the Qatari economy
Global Operations represent 77% of total gross written premiums
Qatar Re ranks 27th amongst the global top 50 reinsurers
Doha, 03 February 2019 - Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in Qatar and the Middle East North African (MENA) region yesterday announced its financial results for ......read more
Doha, Qatar, February 2, 2019: As part of its pursuit to stimulate entrepreneurship in Qatar, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) is pleased to announce the launch of the 4th edition of its Retirees Entrepreneurship Program “Khutwa”. The registration to the program starts on the 3rd of February 2019, while the course starts on the 24th of February for 12 days, followed by special ......read more
Doha, January 31, 2019 – Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, introduced its state-of-the-art humanoid robot to Hamad International Airport (HIA) passengers with the aim to inform the public about the bank’s latest offerings, bringing them closer to al khaliji’s innovative banking solutions.
Nicknamed, Noor, the humanoid ......read more
Doha, Qatar, January 29, 2019: Qatar Insurance Group - the leading insurer in the MENA recently held a blood donation campaign at QIC Headquarters in West Bay. The campaign was organized in collaboration with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) Blood Donation Unit. HMC mobilized its blood donation bus along with its medical unit to assist in the successful completion of the blood donation ......read more
DOHA, Qatar, 28, January 2019: In pursuit of offering the best in class financial courses to Qatari executives and new age professionals, Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), proudly announces the launch of a national development solution for employees who have been on the job for up to three years.
Known as ‘Generation 2030”, the program will help ......read more
January 23, 2019 Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Barwa Bank has announced Mercy Pabilona as the winner of its QAR 1 million Thara’a grand prize.
The draw was conducted under the supervision of a representative of the qualitative license and market control department at the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
Thara’a, Qatar's Shari’ah compliant and the first in ......read more
Net profit of QAR 608 million, an increase of 10.5% year-on year
Net Fee and Commission Income of QAR 189 million, an increase of 4% over last year
Operating expenses lower compared to 2017, to QAR 329 million
Impairments significantly lower; a decrease of 40% year on year
Strong Liquidity position, well above regulatory requirements
Doha, Qatar, January 21, 2019: Al ......read more
Doha, Qatar – January 21, 2019: Barwa Bank has announced Mercy Pabilona as the winner of its QAR 1 million Thara’a grand prize. The draw was conducted under the supervision of a representative of the qualitative license and market control department at the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
Thara’a, Qatar's Shari’ah compliant and the first in Islamic ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 10, January, 2019: As a progressive leader in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and socially responsible business practices, Qatar Insurance, the flagship insurer is sponsoring the Katara Exhibition for Kahraman beads. Commencing from 10th January, the first edition of the exclusive exhibition will display rare and expensive beads made of authentic Kahraman (Amber) from ......read more
Qatar Insurance announces three senior promotions
Qatar Insurance announces leadership roles within the Group
Doha, 8 January, 2019: Qatar Insurance Group recently announced the promotion of three senior executives, Mr. Fahad Al Suwaidi as Deputy CEO of QIC Qatar Operations; Mr. Ahmad M. Zebeib as Deputy CEO of QLM Life & Medical WLL, and Mr. Ahmed Al Jarboey as Senior ......read more
As part of its expansion strategy, QIC Insured - the retail division of Qatar Insurance and the leading insurer in the MENA region has recently opened two new kiosks at City Centre Mall and Mall of Qatar. The new kiosks are located near the East Gate at the Mall of Qatar and in the basement of City Centre Mall.The working hours of the new kiosk at City Centre is Saturday-Thursday, 11am-7pm. ......read more
Doha, 18 December, 2018: Qatar Insurance, the leading insurer in Qatar and the MENA region celebrated Qatar National Day by renewing its commitment towards the realization of the Qatar National Vision (QNV) 2030. To celebrate the spirit of the glorious day, QIC staff donned white and Anabi colors of the Qatari national flag.
Speaking about the significance of the Qatar ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 16 December 2018 – Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.
As the draw results showed, Issa Ali Al-Ansari and Iqbal Ahmed Abdul Bari each ......read more
With a view to empower FinTech Start-ups
Doha, 13 December 2018 – As part of its continuous efforts in supporting SMEs and Qatari entrepreneurs towards developing Qatar and building a knowledge-based economy with a strong focus on some of the key sectors, Qatar Development Bank (QDB) launched today the “FinTech Pitching and Coaching day”, as a new step ......read more
Doha, 12 December 2018 - The much-anticipated Al Furjan Markets Raffle Draw by Qatar Development Bank (QDB) came to a close on December 11, 2018 at Four Seasons where the lucky draw winners of the 45 retail stores were announced. For Phase I of Al Furjan markets project, QDB witnessed an overwhelming response by receiving 13,266 applications. The raffle draw ceremony was also an ......read more
Doha, Qatar, 04 December 2018 – Qatar Development Bank (QDB), is pleased to announce the overwhelming response received by Phase I of Al Furjan markets project. The bank received 13,266 applications from the opening date on October 21 till the closing on November 19.
QDB will host a Raffle award ceremony on December 11, 2018 at Four Seasons, Doha and the event will ......read more
QIC Insured participates at the International Traffic Safety Conference & launches QIC Safe Driver App
Doha, Qatar, November 28, 2018: QIC Insured, the retail arm of Qatar Insurance, the leading insurer in the MENA region participated in the International Traffic Safety Conference, which was attended by traffic safety experts, a number of Excellences, Ministers, officials, ......read more
Building leadership skill sets among finance professionals
DOHA, Qatar –25 November 2018 - Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), in its quest to bring newer paradigms for the Qatari executive leadership, is pleased to announce its latest exclusive product, “Powerful Leaders”, an executive coaching proposal for the thought leaders of the nation, aimed at ......read more
Held Under the Patronage of His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
25 November 2018: INJAZ Al-Arab – member of Junior Achievement Worldwide – is hosting their 12th Annual Young Arab Entrepreneurs Competition in Kuwait between November 26 and 29, 2018. The competition will see 80 students from 11 countries across MENA compete ......read more
Doha, November 24, 2018 – Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, in its quest to expand the horizons of Qatar’s next generation, recently hosted an informative session on “Risk Management” for the students of Qatar University.
The session offered insights into the nuances of managing financial risks and ......read more
Doha, Qatar, November 20, 2018: Qatar Insurance, the leading insurer in the Middle East and North Africa region has been recognized as the “Top Investment House” during a survey conducted by The Asset magazine in collaboration with Benchmark Research. The survey ranked top investment houses in Asian G3 bonds (issued by Asian issuers in USD, EUR and JPY) based on the ......read more
Doha, Qatar – November 19, 2018 – Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant financial service provider, announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.
As the draw results showed, Hassan Mohamed Darwish and Arshad Karim each won a ......read more
Aimed to inspire youngsters
DOHA, Qatar – 15 November 2018 - Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA), as part of its corporate connect endeavor, takes pleasure in announcing that it has successfully completed “Coffee with CEOs” series, for the 2018 Cohort of its quality qatarization program, Kawader.
The event series was intended to engage ......read more
Doha, Qatar, November 15, 2018: In its strides to continuously keep motivating the efforts made by SMEs in the growth of the national economy, Qatar Development Bank (QDB), in collaboration with Qatar Chamber and Qatar Exchange, honored top 50 SMEs at a glittering ceremony held at St. Regis hotel on November 14, 2018.
During the second edition of the SME Excellence List 2018, the ......read more