Barwa Bank is Gold Sponsor of the ICC WCF 8th World Chambers Congress

Doha, April 24, 2013 –Barwa Bank, Qatar's fastest growing Shari’ah compliant banking service provider, is the proud Gold Sponsor of the ICC WCF 8th World Chambers Congress which is being held from 22-25 April 2013, at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC), Doha.

The three-day biennial congress, hosted for the first time in the Middle East, is organised by Qatar Chamber together with International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and World Chambers Federation (WCF), and focuses on the theme ‘Opportunities for all’, as a converging point for major global issues currently affecting business.

 With Islamic banking set to grow considerably in the coming years and enjoying increasing popularity as businesses and individuals alike realise the benefits of Shari’ah compliant banking, Barwa Bank was keen to offer its support.

Commenting on the sponsorship Mr. Steve Troop, CEO, Barwa Bank Group said, “Barwa Bank is an innovator in Shari’ah compliant banking, and our prominent participation in this Congress allows us to demonstrate our capabilities as a pioneering Shari’ah compliant bank in Qatar. Conferences like this are an ideal way for us to show our support and commitment to our business partners across all sectors.”

The 8th World Chambers Congress addresses a range of topics including chambers and the environment, SMEs and the world economy, education and unemployment, Women in Business, Youth Entrepreneurship, as well as central services of a chamber’s daily operations including leadership, marketing and communications, trade documentation and advocacy.

Enjoying close relationships with the leading companies and organisations in Qatar and beyond, Barwa Bank has seen a year on year growth for the last three years and is expected to continue its strong performance backed up by the major infrastructure projects in Qatar. Through diversifying its products and services, Barwa Bank is at the forefront of offering innovative Shari’ah compliant finance solutions to corporate, SME and retail customers and intends to continue to participate in helping to grow national prosperity.