The P&CE of Al Baraka Banking Group receives a delegation from Future Masters
MANAMA I July 4,2019:
Mr. Adnan Ahmed Yousif President & Chief Executive of Al Baraka Banking Group B.S.C (ABG), received a delegation from Future Masters for Education, headed by Mrs. Rehab Sharif, Secretary General of 'Thabit Al Noha' initiative and CEO of Future Masters for Education at the Group's headquarters recently.
During the meeting, the P&CE of Al Baraka Banking Group briefed the delegation on the most prominent programs and plans offered by the Group to individuals and institutions under Al Baraka Sustainability and Social Responsibility Program implemented by its banking units in 17 Arab, African, Middle Eastern and Asian countries, including in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The program has wide international recognition, especially as it has linked its objectives to the sustainable development goals of the United Nations, and there are several memorandums of understanding signed by the Group with relevant United Nations organizations.
For her part, Mrs. Rehab Sharif reviewed the features of the Gulf initiative "Thabit Al Noha 2020", which will be launched from the Kingdom of Bahrain and in line with the vision of 2030 launched by His Majesty the King, may God protect him. The initiative aims to train 10,000 children and young people in the Gulf region on excellence, creativity, intellectual and cognitive talent.
She added that the initiative will include partners from the public and private sectors in order to identify and expand solutions, launch intellectual investments and empower children and young people to play a positive role in their societies and be a catalyst for the renaissance of the Gulf States in all aspects.
She also praised the initiatives offered by Al Baraka Banking Group, especially for young, by providing training solutions aimed at honing their skills and providing them with basic and professional certificates, as well as specific partnerships with various providers of support to Bahraini youth.
Mr. Adnan Ahmed Yousif expressed his happiness to cooperate with Future Masters in activating the principle of community partnership and all other initiatives aimed at supporting community issues.
About Al Baraka
Al Baraka Banking Group is licensed as an Islamic wholesale bank by the Central Bank of Bahrain and is listed on Bahrain Bourse and Nasdaq Dubai stock exchanges. It is a leading international Islamic banking group providing its unique services in countries with a population totaling around one billion. It is rated BBB+ (long term) / A3 (short term) on the international scale and A+ (bh) (long term) / A2 (bh) (short term) on the national by Islamic International Rating. ABG offers retail, corporate, treasury and investment banking services, strictly in accordance with the principles of the Islamic Shari'a. The authorized capital of ABG is US$ 2.5 billion. The Group has a wide geographical presence in the form of subsidiary banking units and representative offices in 17 countries, which in turn provide their services through over 700 branches. Al Baraka currently has a strong presence in Turkey, Jordan, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, Bahrain, Pakistan, South Africa, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Morocco, in addition to a Digital bank in Germany, two branches in Iraq and two representative offices in Indonesia and Libya.