Manama, Bahrain: The Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) has confirmed its sponsorship of the “Banks in Bahrain” reception that will be organized by the Bahrain Association of Banks (BAB) on 12 October 2013 during the IMF/World Bank annual meetings that will be held in Washington, DC.
The reception intends to promote Bahrain as the premier banking and finance center in the Gulf during the IMF/World Bank meetings, which bring together finance ministers, central bank governors, decision makers, private sector executives and senior representatives of financial institutions from across the globe to discuss global financial and economic issues.
“This reception represents an excellent opportunity to highlight the many benefits that Bahrain presents to the capital markets and to strengthen relations between Bahrain’s banking sector and the global financial community,” said Robert Ainey, BAB’s Chief Executive.
Bahrain-based ABC is a leading player in the region’s banking industry and provides innovative wholesale financial products and services that include corporate banking, trade finance, project and structured finance, syndications, treasury products and Islamic banking. It also provides retail banking services through its network of retail banks in the MENA region.