Posted on March 22, 2018

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), Qatar's leading Islamic Bank, has announced its sponsorship of the sixth edition of Qatar International Agricultural Exhibition (AgriteQ), which continues until 22nd of March 2018 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Emir of the State of Qatar and inaugurated by His Excellency the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani.

The exhibition is organised by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment in cooperation with IFP Group at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Center.

For six consecutive years, AgriteQ has been at the forefront in providing a full-fledged platform for local and international agriculture stakeholders to exchange expertise, discover trends and developments, and seize business opportunities in this vital sector. Hundreds of local and international agricultural companies will participate in this year's exhibition. The event furnishes an ideal opportunity for industry specialists to explore a wide range of agricultural technologies, equipment, and related products, meet key decision makers, gain valuable insights, and discover the best practices in the field, locally and internationally.

Commenting on the announcement, QIB Group CEO Bassel Gamal said: "We are sponsoring AgriteQ 2018 as part of our responsibility as a local leading contributor towards Qatar’s sustainability goals. QIB is honoured to take part in the State’s journey towards its self-sufficiency goals through this exhibition which is held amid extensive efforts to increase the agricultural sector's contribution to the GDP and the food security in Qatar." He added: "QIB proudly works with a number of local corporate organizations in the agriculture sector in Qatar and AgriteQ 2018 is the ideal platform for us to meet with key players, exchange knowledge, and initiate a conversation around agriculture in Qatar.”

QIB Corporate and SME financing solutions are catered to meet the needs of the agricultural companies, the Fleet and Equipment Financing enables business to get the right fleet or equipment to grow their business, whether that be for making deliveries, shipment and distribution, agricultural related equipment or any other purpose. QIB offers different financing amounts to suit a variety of business needs, with competitive profit rates and no additional charges. Financing tenure can be up to 48 months with a grace period of 1-3 months, along with flexible down payments, a fast processing time and instalment options.