Doha Bank, one of the largest private commercial banks in Qatar, has been recognized for its outstanding performance in the category of Best Trade Finance Bank, at the at the 13th New Age Banking Summit Awards (NABS Qatar Awards), which was held at the Dusit Hotel in Doha recently. Mr. Braik Al-Marri, Chief Retail Banking Officer at Doha Bank, was present at the ceremony to receive the award on the Bank’s behalf.
In his remarks during the occasion, Al-Marri expressed Doha Bank’s gratitude and appreciation for receiving the NABS’s accolade. He said, “We are very pleased to be acknowledged by NABS Qatar Awards, for demonstrating excellence in the category of Best Trade Finance Bank. Indeed, Doha Bank has been one of the primary providers of Trade Finance services in the local, Middle East and international markets for more than 40 years. Over the last decades, our Trade Finance Department has certainly proved its efficiency in handling and processing all transactions and attending to its customers’ various trade needs.”
Underscoring the importance of the summit, the Chief Retail Banking Officer at Doha Bank, said: “ The NABS is undoubtedly one of the leading platforms for banking and Fintech sector in the Middle East, where experts and leaders in the industry gather to discuss topical issues pertaining to the future of the banking sector in Qatar and the Middle East, as well as devise strategies to tackle any challenges to the industry’s development. The 2020 edition of the NABS is particularly crucial and relevant to the current scene since it highlighted a range of fundamental topics including the future of lending in Qatar and provided professionals with insights on how to build a cyber resilient strategy, secure mobile banking and payment channels, and enhance the customer experience.”
Additionally, nearly 200 bankers and technology experts participated in the NABS that was held on February 12, addressing a multitude of developments in the banking and financial industry were. These included, credit quality, financial markets, regulatory cooperation, RegTech, Fintech, block chain, cybersecurity, AI, Islamic finance, and anti-money laundering efforts.