Doha, 2 December 2018 - QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, will be the official sponsor of “Made in Qatar 2018,” which is organized by Qatar Chamber for the second time overseas in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy and Industry from 3 to 6 December in the Sultanate of Oman, with the participation of over 200 Qatari industrial companies.
The sponsorship agreement was signed by Mr. Salem Al Naimi, Assistant General Manager - QNB Group Communications, and Mr. Saleh Hamad al-Sharqi, Director General of Qatar Chamber, at the Chamber’s headquarters recently.
Salim Al Naimi expressed his pleasure that QNB is an official sponsor of the “Made in Qatar” 2018 exhibition, affirming the Bank’s great interest in supporting events that promote national products and contribute to developing economic growth in the country.
In a statement, Al Naimi said that QNB’s sponsorship of the exhibition stemmed from its firm commitment towards bolstering local industry, enhancing Qatari entrepreneurs promoting the locally-manufactured products outside the country, as well as supporting Qatari exporters and helping them find new markets for local products.
Al Naimi underlined the Bank’s continuous commitment towards supporting such events and exhibitions that contribute to enhancing local production and benefiting local economy and industry.
For his part, Saleh Al Sharqi expressed his gratitude to QNB Group for sponsoring the exhibition, saying: “We highly appreciate QNB’s keenness on enhancing and boosting the national industry, which significantly reflects its great efforts for developing the private sector and providing financial facilitations to businessmen and entrepreneurs, particularly in all segments of the industrial sector.”
Al Sharqi noted that QNB’s sponsorship of the exhibition affirmed the Bank’s interest in supporting Qatar’s efforts aiming at promoting locally-manufactured products outside the country.
QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is more than 29,000 operating through more than 1,200 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,300 machines.