Al Khalij Commercial Bank (Al Khaliji) Q.S.C., the next generation bank, earned four accolades from the ‘Banker Middle East Qatar Product Awards 2014’ for the categories of “Best Premium Banking Service,” “Best Branch Design,” “Best Premium Banking Proposition” and “Best Premium Credit Card.”
The ‘Banker Middle East Product Awards’ recognize banking products and services that are either exceptionally innovative or have generated excellent financial results. The awards are based on a peer-vote process. In 2013, this Awards programme saw more than 15,000 voters cast 630,000 votes across the categories to select the best products and services offered by the financial sector in the Middle East.
Commenting on the special recognition, Al Khaliji’s Group CEO Fahad al-Khalifa said: “We are delighted to win four accolades from the Banker Middle East Qatar Product Awards. Such recognition is the result of the hard work of Al Khaliji’s dedicated and committed team members who are thoroughly invested in offering the best service and propositions to customers.”
Al Khaliji bank was awarded the “Best Premium Bank Proposition” for its unique service “New to Qatar”, a programme tailored to enable new expatriates access to hassle-free banking upon arrival to the country. New clients, utilising the service, will know first-hand their respective relationship managers, have access to a fully-functioning bank account, receive a local mobile number for ease of communication on arrival, receive a complimentary discount voucher on car hire worth QR1500 as well as a pre-approved vehicle loan and credit card. In addition, customers receive a welcome pack that includes a personalised debit card from Al Khaliji’s Premium relationship manager.
Furthermore, Al Khaliji focuses its Personal Banking attention on Premium and Private Banking clients. The bank’s award-winning Premium Banking service offers a series of facilities packaged under one brand. The components of this service include a dedicated relationship manager, access to upgraded and exclusive Premium lounges, preferential rates on all types of loans and deposits, choice of Premium positioned credit cards with multiple benefits to suit an individual’s life style, including access to over 500 airport lounges worldwide.
In addition, all of Al Khaliji’s new branches are designed to provide customers with a 5-star Premium journey where comfort and privacy are paramount. High quality materials and cutting-edge design combine to provide a bright, spacious and comfortable branch that creates an exclusive ambiance for clients.
Recently Al Khaliji was named, ‘Best Private Bank in Qatar’ by the 2014 Global Private Banking Awards organized by The Banker magazine in conjunction with Professional Wealth Management magazine and for the second year in succession was award the Best Premium Bank in the Middle East award.