UAE bank to highlight Islamic banking at forum
Abu Dhabi, February 26, 2011
Al Hilal Bank, a leading UAE-based Islamic bank, will discuss the current state of Arab and global Islamic banking at an upcoming financial markets forum in Abu Dhabi.
Organised by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the two-day Global Financial Markets Islamic Forum will open tomorrow (February 27) at the Yas Hotel.
Al Hilal Bank, a sponsor of the third annual event, will partner with NBAD to explain multiple aspects of Islamic Banking and will host an executive lunch slated for the first day of the forum.
“The upcoming forum will enable us to assess the status of our region’s banks and compare their development with their global counterparts,” Mohamed Jamil Berro, CEO, Al Hilal Bank.
“It will be a good venue for our industry to formulate effective strategies for bolstering Abu Dhabi’s status as a rapidly-growing hub for regional finance and for highlighting the special role of Islamic banking in this regard. It will also be an opportunity for Al Hilal Bank to highlight its key Shari'ah-compliant banking services,” he added.
“Organising annual Global Financial Markets Forums reflects NBAD's commitment to increase information-sharing and raise knowledge for our valued investors and clients,” said Sameh Abdulla Al Qubaisi, general manager of institutional and corporate coverage group at NBAD’s financial markets division.
“We are proud that Al Hilal Bank is NBAD’s partner in Global Financial Markets Islamic Forum (GFMIF) and thankful to all our partners for their support and contribution which will lead to a more successful forum,” Al Qubaisi added. – TradeArabia News Service