Under the patronage of the Central Bank of Bahrain, the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) has celebrated the graduation of 87 students in the annual graduation ceremony of Bangor University Undergraduate Progammes.
Representatives of top performing Banks in Bahrain presented the Bank Awards to outstanding students. They are Ahli United Bank, Al-Baraka Bank, Al Salam Bank, Arab Bank, BBK, and National Bank of Bahrain.
The Dean of the College of Business at Bangor University, Professor Andrew Edwards, presented the Bachelor certificates in the presence of BIBF’s Director, Dr. Ahmed Abdulhameed Al Shaikh, key representatives from the financial sector, Bangor University officials, as well as parents and family members of the graduating students.
Professor Andrew Edwards gave a speech at the ceremony, marking his pride in the strong relationship between the University of Bangor and the BIBF that had strengthened over the past 15 years.
Celebrating this major milestone of the future human capital of our Kingdom, the Director of the BIBF, Dr. Ahmed Al Shaikh congratulated the graduates, advising them to approach the next phase of their lives with utmost professionalism and to apply the learned skillsets of their educational journey towards success in their professional careers.
Additionally Dr. Al Shaikh indicated BIBF’s commitment to fulfilling the business needs across all sectors with a focus on Bahrain’s economic development goals, through the provision of highly qualified local human capital, as a key national effort.
Dr. Ahmed also reiterated the BIBF’s commitment and contribution as a training provider of quality international programmes, towards achieving these goals, particularly in the banking and financial sector.
The BIBF would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the graduating students of this year on their academic achievement and wish them best of luck in their future careers, hoping to see their contributions to the national economy and the Kingdom’s bright future.