Barwa Bank named Qatar’s “Best Islamic Bank” during2013 EMEA Finance Awards Ceremony

Doha, 3rd March 2014–Barwa Bank, Qatar's fastest growing Shari’ah compliant banking service provider, has been named “Best Islamic Bank in Qatar” at the EMEA Finance Awards 2013, during a prestigious awards ceremony held on Wednesday 26th February at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai.

 EMEA Finance, the leading bimonthly global industry publication that reports on major events across the financial services industry,presented Keith Bradley, Group Chief Operating Officer & GM International with the award during a gala ceremony. Also attending from Barwa Bank was Talal Khaja, Head of Investor & Shareholder Relations.The ceremony gathered the industry's top executives from around the world to recognise excellence, achievement and leadership in Islamic finance.

 Mr. Bradley commented, “Winning “Best Islamic Bank in Qatar”from such a prominent publication is a notable achievement and one we are proud of. We have a strong team of dedicated people at Barwa Bank and this recognises their commitment to the delivery of high quality products and services tailored to specific customer groups combined with superior customer service.”

This is the fifth time for 2013Barwa Bank has been recognised as “Best Islamic Bank” by international trade magazines.