QIB named ‘Best Retail Bank in Qatar’ at Retail Banker Trailblazer Awards

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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Qatar’s first Islamic financial institution, Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has won the “Best Retail Bank in Qatar” award at the 12th Annual Retail Banker Trailblazer Awards 2021.

According to the reports, “QIB was also recognized for three “Highly Commendable Achievements” namely, “Excellence in Mobile Banking”, “Excellence in Financing’ and “Best Loyalty or Rewards Program in the Middle East”.”

The Retail Banker International (RBI) Asia Trailblazer Awards is a platform for strategic executives to evaluate avenues for growth and innovation, offering participants an opportunity to explore, compare and decide on their future technology investments.

Further, the program is a platform for Retail banks to benchmark against global peers in areas such as customer satisfaction, innovation in product or service development, and connected digital systems. It is organized by Retail Banker International in collaboration with Arena International, UK, Middle East Economic Digest (MEED), and GlobalData.

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“QIB continues to excel in digital innovation and remains dedicated to offering the best, and most innovative services to our customers. We will continue to operate on our long-term strategy centered towards our customers’ needs and expectations, and we will always strive to introduce the most innovative, top-of-the-line products and services to offer them a seamless digital banking experience. We are proud to receive this prestigious award and to be recognized as the leading retail bank in the strong Qatari banking market. We are also happy with the recognition of the quality of our financing offering, the QIB Mobile Banking application, and our Absher Rewards Program. We will continue to introduce advanced digital services and products to our customers, offering them a comprehensive banking service that caters to all their needs and expectations.”

The Retail Banker Trailblazer Awards’ organizers said, “We would like to congratulate QIB for winning “Best Retail Bank” in Qatar and for achieving excellence in Mobile Banking, Financing, and rewards program. The awards recognize and celebrate the most impressive and successful initiatives from retail banking and consumer finance, and we acknowledge QIB’s continuous efforts to support digital and financial inclusion in Qatar.”

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