Posted on February 15, 2016

Barwa Bank, Qatar's most progressive Shari’ah compliant service provider, announced the names of the fifth round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shari’ah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters. As such, Mr. Ahmad Hussin Mohammad Aboshaar, Mr. Abdulrahman Abdulsamad A A Al-Mulla, Mr. Alawi Abdulkadir Aljuneid, and Ms. Ameera Abdelaziz Omer Elhusain, each won a cash prize of QR 10,000.

Also, a cash prize worth QR 5,000 was awarded to the following bank clients: Ali Ghlamshah Ismaiel Ghanbarpoor, Rashid Mohammed O R Al-Naimi, Suhir Yousef, Anuncia Rosario Fernandes, Aldana Ahmad A M Al-Malki, Mahmod M S Albanna, and Hamad Mohammed A M Al-Sabah. The draw’s fifth round was conducted under the supervision of a representative of the qualitative license and market control department at the Ministry of Economy and Commerce.

Capping the 2015 series of draws with a dual reward for Thara’a account holders, the draw doubled up the chance for two participants to walk away with the 1 million riyal grand prize. As such, Mr. Salem Said Al Merri and Mr. Alla Hail Marouf each took home QAR 1 million. Thara’a offers account holders the chance to benefit from cash rewards up to 1,000,000 Qatar riyals, a first for Islamic banks in Qatar. Based on several criteria, Thara’a account holders are eligible for a number of periodic draws for cash prizes. Totalling 3,000,000 Qatari riyals, Thara’a cash rewards are distributed on both a monthly and biannual basis to customers holding a minimum balance of 10,000 Qatari riyals.

On a monthly basis, there are 7 winners per draw for the cash prize of 5,000 Qatari riyals, as well as 4 winners per-draw for the cash prize of 10,000 Qatari Riyals. Additionally, twice-a-year there are 4 winners per-draw for the cash prize of 25,000 Qatari prize, 2 winners per draw for the cash prize of 50,000 Qatari riyals and 1 winner per-draw for the grand prize of 1,000,000 Qatari riyals. Rewarding 102 winners in total with cash prizes up to 3,000,000 Qatari riyals.

Coupled with cash prizes and a reward scheme, Thara’a is a product full of value-added benefits and services. Thara’a offers account holders access to Barwa Bank’s innovative banking channels, with benefits including unlimited withdrawals and deposits, as well as free fund transfers across their accounts and through all Barwa Bank channels. Customers may learn about and the many benefits of Thara’a savings account by visiting Barwa Bank’s website,, or by calling the Contact Centre on 800 8555.

Barwa Bank offers an extensive variety of personal banking products and investments, as well as eight strategically located branches and a broad network of more than 60 ATMs located across Qatar. Customers can access their accounts from the convenience of their office or home through the state-of–the-art online banking, or via the 24/7 Contact Centre.