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Barwa Bank Awards Its National Day Competition Winners

Doha, December 26, 2012 – Barwa Bank, Qatar's fastest growing Shari'ah compliant banking service provider, announced the winners of its National Day competition, which invited Qatar’s residents to express their national pride through poetry and photography that creatively captured the day’s celebrations.

 Ahmed El Hossan was awarded an iPad from Barwa Bank for his National Day poem, while Ak BijuRaj and Azee LM each received an iPhone 4S for their photography that poignantly depicted the importance of this significant day in Qatar’s history.

 Diane Alphonse, Head of Marketing, Barwa Bank commented, “I would like to congratulate our National Day competition winners for their outstanding submissions. We launched this competition as a fun and creative way to both celebrate and commemorate this year’s National Day and have been extremely impressed with originality in which people have expressed the essence of what National Day means to them. As a local Shari’ah compliant bank, we feel that it is crucial that we support and initiate activities which bring Qatar’s community together in a productive, engaging and appealing manner.”

 Abdulaziz Al Nema, Branch Manager of Al Sadd, Barwa Bank awarded the winners their prizes at a special ceremony held at Barwa Bank Headquarters on Tuesday 25th December. Ahmed, Ak and Azee were selected by a panel of judges from Barwa Bank, who have since expressed their delight at the level of submissions which the bank has received throughout the National Day competition.


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