The BIBF Board of Directors Holds its Fourth Meeting of the Year
Monday, 19 December 2022
The Board of Directors of the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) held its fourth annual meeting this year, chaired by Mr. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj, Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain and Chairman of the Board.
The meeting was attended by members of the Board of Directors and Executive Management, headed by the BIBF’s Director Dr. Ahmed Abdul Hameed Al Shaikh. The discussions focused on the main topics included in the meeting agenda, as well as the Institute’s business plan.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors opened the fourth meeting of the Board of Directors by extending his sincere congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prime and Prime Minister, on the Kingdom’s National Days and the anniversary of His Majesty the King’s Accession to the Throne.
The meeting reviewed and discussed programmes and initiatives for the coming year, in addition to training programmes and academic qualifications offered according to the needs of the job market and focused on the latest trends in the field of banking and finance, sustainable development, digital transformation, financial technology, and other trending topics. The budget for 2023 was also approved.
The Board of Directors praised the outstanding performance of the Institute during this year, having reached several of its strategic goals and key performance indicators. They also stressed the importance of continuing to provide effective training programmes to keep up with the latest global trends.
The BIBF continues to offer various training programmes in line with the main objectives aimed at building a competitive national workforce, to support Vision 2030 economic goals, by aligning education and training outputs with the needs of the labor market.