Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF), the region’s leading training and development provider, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Amlak Social Insurance Organization Development Company S.P.C (Amlak), the real-estate Investment arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Social Insurance Organisation (SIO), to train the employees of real estate division on areas related to finance and investment.
The partnership was signed at Amlak premises, Bahrain Bay, by the BIBF Director, Dr. Ahmed AbdulHameed Al Shaikh, and the CEO of Amlak, Mr. Yousif Abdullatif AlThawadi, and attended by officials from both sides.
This partnership comes in line with the institute’s new division of training and development in real estate, with a main aim of developing a highly skilled workforce and increasing professionalism in the sector.
On this occasion, the BIBF Director, Dr. Ahmed Al Shaikh, stated, ‘With this collaboration, we hope to build unique training programmes to develop the capabilities of real estate practitioners in Bahrain, making sure that they have the expert knowledge, skills and competencies required to operate in the dynamic property market.’ He also added, ‘We are pleased to collaborate with Amlak to realise the national vision of making the Kingdom the premiere destination for real estate investment regionally and globally.’
On his part, Amlak CEO, Mr. AlThawadi stated, we are pleased to partner up with BIBF, and have great confidence in their capabilities to lead, train, and guide, to achieve a common goal of developing experts that can smoothly operate within the real estate market. Bahrain’s real estate industry continues to witness positive growth and we see it as our duty to support its progress through the training and development of equipped real estate professionals who can take this sector forward. We look forward to a fruitful collaboration with BIBF.’