Doha, 27 March 2022 – QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa announced its sponsorship for the upcoming Smart City Expo Doha as the official Bank Sponsor.
The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) organizes this much-awaited event on 29 – 30 March 2022 in Msheireb Downtown Doha under the theme of ‘Sustainable Future of Resilience’.
This sponsorship comes as part of the Bank’s ongoing efforts to support various initiatives aimed at developing a knowledge-based economy and engaging a bigger digital society, thus enhancing Qatar's leading position in regional and global levels in the transition towards smart cities.
It also emphasizes the Group’s social responsibility efforts as an important pillar of its strategy to enhance the digital transformation plan and provide its customers with the latest solutions and smart banking services, while prioritizing sustainability services.
The event, which brings together over 60 world-renowned speakers and experts in the field of smart cities, will mainly discuss key topics including Sustainable Cities, Reshaping Digital Public Services, Global Economy and Digital Readiness, and Sport Events in a Connected Society.
Commenting on QNB’s participation on the upcoming event, Mr. Adel Ali Al-Malki, General Manager Group Retail Banking, said: “QNB is proud to be the Official Bank Sponsor for this global event held in Doha. We have a long and successful track record for sponsoring and actively participating in such events in line with our vision to deliver seamless customer experience. We have collaborated with our key partners and leading experts to deliver tomorrow’s innovation today and we are pleased to have some of them displayed here. QNB is fully committed to promoting the digital innovation ecosystem and driving sustainable economic diversification agenda in Qatar.”
During the two-day event, QNB will display its digital innovations to meet the evolving needs of customers and merchants alike. It will also display the latest banking solutions created in line with the changes imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, including safe contactless ATMs transactions, self-service bankcard issuance capabilities, enhanced mobile banking and internet banking capabilities and WhatsApp services, as well as WeChat Pay and simplify payment acceptance, and demonstration on FacePay.
QNB Group, currently ranked as the most valuable bank brand in the Middle East and Africa, is proud to be the Official Middle East and Africa Supporter of the FIFA World Cup 2022™.
Through its subsidiaries and associate companies, the Group extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is 27,000 operating through 1,000 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,500 machines.