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KHCB is a Silver Sponsor of WIBC

Khaleeji Commercial Bank has participated in the 20th Anniversary 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 three day event commenced on the 3rd of December 2013 with a series of pre-conference workshops and executive briefing sessions led by experienced and respected international industry standard-setting bodies and experts.
Mr. Khalil Al Meer, CEO of KHCB commented on Bank’s participation in the conference: “We are pleased to be a Silver Sponsor in 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 the analysis of industry performance, the missed opportunities, the strategic priorities, and the transformation that is underway to move the industry to a sustainably profitable path. Mr. Al Meer also participated in a closed session with high profile delegates to discuss key issues such as Changing Regulations, General market trends and Economics.

“Khaleeji Commercial Bank 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.