Commercial Bank, one of the leading full service banks in Qatar, is the Lead Sponsor of the Euromoney Qatar 2014 Conference. The Conference is held under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani. The two-day event– held at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha – brings together leaders in finance, policy-makers and innovators who share industry knowledge and expertise, as well as discussing macroeconomic issues and the vast opportunities evolving in regional and global capital markets.
Commenting on the Bank’s participation at the Conference,Commercial Bank CEO, Mr Abdulla Saleh Al Raisi, said: “As a Qatari bank, Commercial Bank strongly endorses initiatives that promote sustainable economic development in Qatar and we are proud to be Lead Sponsor of the Euromoney Qatar 2014 Conference. Commercial Bank is actively contributing to the long-term success of the Qatari economy through our commercial practices, CSR programmes and investment in human capital, all of which are fully aligned with the National Vision 2030.”
Mr Al Raisi delivered a keynote address on the first morning of the conference and reflected that Qatar is in a strong position to continue its robust economic performance of recent years with the non-hydrocarbon sector currently driving economic growth, especially in the financial and construction industries. He stated that huge infrastructure projects are providing great opportunities for the private sector and Qatar’s well-capitalised banks are well provisioned to finance these major projects.
Mr Al Raisi concluded by urging Qatar’s financial institutions ensure that current economic success is passed onto the next generation by collectively remaining in line with National Vision 2030 and achieving lasting sustainable economic development.