Posted on December 21, 2015

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), Qatar’s leading Islamic bank,held a large event where QIB employees and their families celebrated Qatar National Day on Wednesday 16th of December 2015. A number of activities took place, including the traditional Qatari Ardah as well as an employee photography competition on Instagram aimed at encouraging aspiring photographers to snap and display photographs depicting their love and appreciation of Qatar.

The event also included a Qatar – inspired quotes competition, and the top 5 winners in each competition were recognized. Group CEO Bassel Gamal said QIB is proud to see its employees partake in National Day Celebrations, which the Bank views as an integral part of its mission as the nation’s leading Islamic bank. “QIB is also the gold sponsor of National Day celebrations across the country. Encouraging our employees to partake in such events is yet another testament to our commitment towards our beloved nation”, he added.

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“The Qatar National day is an occasion that is close to our hearts; and, for that reason, it is being celebrated by all of our employees – citizens and residents alike. Our event is also part of our effort to promote interaction with the community by actively partaking in events and initiatives that serve the local community, thus reaffirming the leading role we play as part of our national contribution”, said Mr. Gamal. “As we celebrate the National Day, I would like to offer on behalf of everybody in QIB our heartfelt congratulations and well wishes to His Highness, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar and to His Highness, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Father Emir and to wish Qatar continued success and progress in the future”, concluded Mr. Bassel.