QIIB’s new branch was inaugurated at Ezdan Mall-Al Wakrah by bank chairman and managing director Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Thani bin Abdullah al-Thani on Friday.
Qatari entrepreneurs, QIIB board members and chief executive officer Dr Abdulbasit Ahmad al-Shaibei were among the dignitaries present.
Following the ribbon cutting, which marked the official launch of operations at the QIIB’s branch, Sheikh Dr Khalid toured the branch, where he was briefed on the state-of-the-art facilities that complement the comprehensive services being offered by QIIB.
He stressed the importance of working towards providing the best services to customers, meeting their expectations and aspirations for distinguished banking services in line with the good reputation QIIB has earned among various segments of its rapidly growing customer base.
The new branch is located on the ground floor of Ezdan Mall, at the entrance of Gate 4. The branch can be easily identified as it is located at a vantage point at Ezdan Mall-Al Wakrah, which has expanded the shopping options at Al Wakrah, a city that is growing fast with population, both citizens and expatriates.
Sheikh Dr Khalid, QIIB board members and prominent Qatari entrepreneurs among other dignitaries at QIIB's new branch at Ezdan Mall-Al Wakrah.
On the occasion of launching QIIB’s new branch, Dr al-Shaibei stated, “It is a new milestone that reflects our expansion strategy in the local market. In this respect, we continue to focus on opening new branches at commercial malls across the nation as a natural response to the urban development and customer needs.”
The CEO noted that “QIIB has invested heavily in developing its alternative channels, namely mobile banking, telebanking, online banking, call centre and the ATMs network, which are technologically upgraded on a constant basis.
“Our customers have positively responded to this development and the ease with which they can execute banking transactions at their convenience. We will continue to adopt any development in the banking sector for the purpose of enhancing our competitiveness and serving our customers more efficiently.”
Dr al-Shaibei said, “The staff chosen to work at the new branch at Ezdan Mall-Al Wakrah are highly qualified and experienced as is the case with our staff in other branches. We promise our customers that the staff, who will serve them, will be able to meet their needs according to the best banking practices and standards benchmarked in the banking sector.”
QIIB’s branch at Ezdan Mall-Al Wakrah functions from Saturday to Thursday, in two shifts; the morning shift is from 9am to 2-30pm and the evening shift from 3-30pm to 9pm.
On Fridays, the branch will operate from 4pm to 9pm.