QNB, One of the World’s Strongest Banks, announced its lead sponsorship of the 2014 Euromoney conference, to be held in Doha, Qatar from 24-25 November at the Ritz Carlton hotel. QNB is honoured to be the lead sponsor for this important conference, which will be held under the title: “Global Finance: Re-launched”. It is a major event in the financial world, bringing together industry leaders from around the world to discuss pressing global financial issues, especially relating to the State of Qatar and its economy.
The conference, which is held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, will feature a host of prominent speakers from inside Qatar and worldwide, including H.E. Mr Ali Shareef Al Emadi, the Minister of Finance, H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Saoud Al-Thani, Governor of the Qatar Central Bank, and Rodrigo de Rato, Former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Mr Ali Ahmed Al Kuwari, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of QNB Group, will be among the main speakers at the event.
QNB’s sponsorship of the event is part of its commitment to promoting financial excellence in Qatar and worldwide and in nurturing financial knowledge and expertise in the State of Qatar, in order to pump new knowledge into Qatar’s economy, thus helping the growing state achieve its 2030 national vision. Euromoney magazine was created in 1969 to cover the re-emergence of the international cross-border capital markets. The euromarket, after which the magazine is named, is the predecessor to today's mainstream global capital markets. Euromoney reported on, and championed, this market and its growth, in the process becoming the prime magazine of the wholesale financial world, its institutions and its users.
QNB is proud to be a frequent recipient of the prestigious Euromoney awards, which the magazine awards through a prominent annual award ceremony to recognize industry leaders, most recent of which is the bank’s claiming the title of “The Best Bank in the Middle East”. These awards reflect the excellence of the services it offers to its clients across its vast network operating in more than 26 countries across three continents with a total number of more than 14,000 employees operating through more than 610 locations.