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News : QFB sponsors 2015 IIF Spring Membership Meeting

Qatar First Bank, the first independent Shari’ah compliant bank authorised by the QFC Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), has announced its supporting sponsorship of the 2015 IIF Spring Membership Meeting, that will be held today and tomorrow in Doha at the Ritz-Carlton, under the theme ‘Global Energy at a Turning Point’.

Addressing issues central to the global finance industry and the current developments in the oil markets, the meeting will be held under the patronage of H.E. Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the State of Qatar and the support of the Qatar Central Bank.

In addition to providing insights on the global economy’s prospects and risks, the meeting sessions will closely examine India, China, MENA markets and Islamic finance, as well as emerging and frontier markets and infrastructure. The discussions will be coupled with the IIF reviews of the latest developments in financial regulatory reform.

Ahmed Meshari, Acting CEO, QFB commented, “We are pleased to join leading financial institutions in Qatar to support this global meeting which is being held in Doha for the first time. The IIF Meetings actively encourage dialogue and help to build constructive discussions on the opportunities and challenges facing the financial sector globally and we are looking forward to take part in these discussions”

Established in 1982, the IIF is a Washington DC based global association of leading financial institutions that includes amongst its members commercial and investment banks and insurance companies. The institute currently has over 500 members headquartered in more than 70 countries.

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