Doha, 03 November 2013 – Barwa Bank, Qatar’s fastest Shari’ah compliant banking service provider, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Qatar Financial Business Academy (QFBA) whereby QFBA will provide accredited and certified training and development to Barwa Bank employees.
The MOU signing ceremony was attended by Mr. Steve Troop, Group CEO, Barwa Bank, Mr. Nasser Moh’d Al Hajri, Chief Admin Officer, Barwa Bank and Dr. Abdulaziz Al Horr, CEO, QFBA on 1st of December 2013 at Barwa Bank Headquarters. Under the terms of the MOU, QFBA will provide Barwa Bank with internationally recognised training and educational services in bank finance, soft skills and business.
Mr. Troop commented on the occasion, “QFBA is recognised as the leading specialised training and development centre in the financial services sector in Qatar and we are very pleased to be working with them. Qatar’s financial services sector continues to transform itself and one of the pre-requisites to ensure that we lead in this is through effective training and capacity building.”
Mr. Al Hajri spoke about the bank’s on-going commitment to the professional growth of its employees by offering specialist training and development opportunities, “As a fast-growing business, we are keen to attract and retain talent interested in building a long-term career with Barwa Bank. One way we do this is through nurturing and supporting our employees with training, and professional development in order that they can build rewarding careers that best meet the need of our clients.”
Dr. Abdulaziz Al Horr concluded, “This MOU is proof of QFBA’s dynamic pursuit to help organisations on their journey of human capital development.” He also added “QFBA’s training and development programs will be designed and delivered around Barwa Bank’s needs and up to the required international standards.”