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KHCB Sponsors The World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC)

Khaleeji Commercial Bank has participated in the 21st World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) as a silver sponsor. The Bank’s participation is a reflection of its ongoing support of industry initiatives that position Bahrain in the forefront of preferred destinations for high-profile events such as WIBC which attracts international leaders in the global Islamic banking and finance industry. The two day event which commenced on 2nd December included a series of lectures and workshops led by experienced and respected international industry experts.

Mr. Khalil Al Meer, CEO of KHCB commented on Bank’s participation in the conference: “We are pleased to sponsor this respected event which is supported by the Central Bank of Bahrain and other important Islamic financial institutions working in the Islamic banking industry. Our participants in this event benefited greatly from attending the workshops and presentations by industry pioneers, thought leaders, key regulators and leading industry players”.

The conference this year presented and discussed very important aspects that concern the financial industry in general and Islamic banks in particular. Those included how Islamic finance can support real economy, the role of technology in advancing the Islamic finance industry, and setting international standards for Islamic finance.

“KHCB has always been keen to take part in such gatherings which represent an important opportunity for people in the industry to share and discuss their ideas and widen their perspectives on how to help their institutions achieve further growth, improve their offerings and capitalize on market opportunities”  Mr. Al Meer added.