The BIBF receives the Pakistan Ambassador to Bahrain
Saturday, 22 January 2022
The Director of the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) Dr. Ahmed Al Shaikh received His Excellency the Pakistan Ambassador to Bahrain, Mr. Muhammed Ayub, at the Institute’s new Headquarters in Bahrain Bay, to discuss various issues of mutual interest, including mutually beneficial collaborations between Bahrain and Pakistan in the field of training and development.
During his visit, the BIBF team presented a comprehensive overview of the various training opportunities and development initiatives offered at the BIBF in the fields of Banking, Finance, Islamic Finance, Insurance, Digital Transformation, Project Management, Anti-Money Laundering, Sustainable Development, Leadership, and other trending topics and emerging areas of business.
Dr. Ahmed Al-Shaikh welcomed the Pakistan Ambassador to Bahrain and said, “We are honoured to receive H.E. Muhammad Ayub at the new building, as many initiatives of mutual collaboration between the BIBF and various training institutions in Pakistan were discussed, which will further deepen the extremely strong and cordial relations between Bahrain and Pakistan, strengthening the institute’s position as a pioneer in providing high quality training and development for human capital globally.”
He also added, “We are committed to providing the financial services sector with the best qualifications the international market has to offer, through our local expertise and international affiliations.”
The Pakistan Ambassador was also taken on a tour of the new building, to see the various facilities available and the educational infrastructure that offers students the best training and educational environment to study from.
Ambassador Muhammad Ayub lauded the state-of-the-art education and training facilities at the BIBF. Noting the close collaboration between the BIBF and the National Institute of Banking and Finance (NIBAF), the training arm of the Central Bank of Pakistan, Ambassador Ayub said that the partnership between the two institutions would benefit both Pakistan and Bahrain in the Banking and Finance sectors.
Due to the international trust in the BIBF as a leading centre of excellence for specialised training and education, an increased number of delegations are visiting the institute to discuss ways of cooperation, whereby training arrangements are done for human capital development regionally and on a global scale.