Symposium spotlights new banking techniques
Manama, February 13, 2012
The Bahrain Finance Ministry organised a symposium on latest techniques used in the settlement of government banking transactions as an essential tool to raise the efficiency and quality of the performance of government services.
Finance Under-Secretary Arif Saleh Khamees and a number of officials from various ministries and governmental bodies attended.
Khamees said that the symposium comes within the government's programmes that aim to improve the productivity and quality of government services, which represents Bahrain's Economic Vision 2030.
He stressed the technical aspects including means of developing government banking transactions, use of latest techniques in electronic banking settlements, facilitating the mechanism of delivering financial dues to the beneficiaries, the immediate preparation of detailed reports on government banking transactions and to work by the principle of transparency regarding financial transactions of ministries and government bodies.
Khamees said that the ministry will organise a series of training programmes and workshops to focus on explaining and analysing the topics, in the framework of the ministry's annual training plan.-TradeArabia News Service