QIIB chosen for the ‘Best Islamic Retail Services in Qatar’





QIIB has been chosen for the ‘Best Islamic Retail Services in Qatar’ award by the World Union of Arab Bankers.


The award, QIIB said highlights the “prestigious stature of the bank and the quality of the integrated services it provides to its clients.”


QIIB senior manager (Treasury and Investment Department) Omar Abdul Aziz al-Meer received the award from Joseph Torbey, chairman, Union of Arab Banks at a ceremony held in Beirut recently.


On the occasion, QIIB chief executive officer Dr Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei said, “This prestigious award given by such a reputable professional institution - the World Union of Arab Bankers, which represents most banks, financial and banking institutions, is a proof on the commitment of our bank to meet latest developments in the banking industry. Award winners have been chosen for providing excellent and quality service to their customers.”


Dr al-Shaibei said, “QIIB being chosen for the award indicates the success of the Qatari banking sector in general and Islamic banking in particular. It proves the bank has been able to keep pace with the best international banking standards and introduce products and solutions that cater to the needs of its customers and comply with Islamic Shariah”.




Al-Shaibei noted the Qatari banking sector continues to make great accomplishments, which has placed it at the forefront of the banking sector in the region despite the unjust siege on the country. Among the accomplishments are the outstanding growth rates being registered year after year. The banking sector plays a leading role in the renaissance of the Qatari economy, meeting the requirements of various sectors.


Dr al-Shaibei highlighted the importance of the award, which is the result of long years of experience of QIIB in the retail banking sector and the importance it brings to its customers in terms of providing all services and products that comply with the latest international banking standards.


“The recognition of an important regional institution such as the World Union of Arab Bankers, due to the quality and advancement of our services in the retail banking sector, emphasises the success of our strategies and excellence in this area among others. Same is the case with the highly professional and specialised operations which we propose”, he stated.


“QIIB will continue its efforts to provide the best and most diverse banking services and cater to the needs and meet the aspirations of its customers, belonging to different segments and categories. We aim at a distinct banking experience for individuals and companies through our different channels, fulfilling all their needs and ambitions.”


QIIB has recently received several awards, among which are ‘The Excellence and Achievement Award for Banking 2017, ‘The Best Supporting Bank for Al Dameen Program’ and ‘The Best Islamic Bank in the Qatari Retail Sector” 2016, from Cambridge IF Analytica.