Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB), one of Bahrain’s fast growing Islamic retail banks, recently played host to 20 senior students from Sheikh Abdulla Bin Isa Secondary School as part of the ‘Job Shadow Program’ (JSP) from INJAZ-Bahrain.
Established in 2005, INJAZ-Bahrain is a non-profitable organization that aims to empower the youth of the Kingdom of Bahrain and make them competent to face the various business challenges in the market. The Job Shadow Program from INJAZ aims to provide students with real-life opportunities to learn more about fundamental business concepts that will make up their future careers.
KHCB is also one of many establishments that support finance-oriented education of youngsters across the Kingdom of Bahrain with specific focus on the Islamic Banking sector.
As part of the JSP with KHCB, the students were first given a brief introduction of the Bank’s departments and functions by Senior Manager – Human Resources, Miss Fatima Al Binali. This was followed by a speech from KHCB’s Head of Shariah Sheikh Abdul Nasser Al Mahmood about the Fundamentals of Islamic Banking and Shariah.
The interactive session then concluded with a brief talk on the various aspects of the Treasury department by KHCB’s Head of Treasury and Capital Markets, Mr. Husam Ghanem Saif.
Commenting on the occasion, Chief Executive Officer – KHCB Mr. Khalil Al Meer said, “It brings us great pleasure to present KHCB to Bahrain’s future business leaders and increase their understanding of the Islamic banking industry. KHCB’s collaboration with INJAZ-Bahrain on the Job Shadow Program is based on the Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) towards the empowerment of the youth of Bahrain and we are always ready to provide more and more Bahraini students with the necessary work-life skills and the right business exposure in order for them to succeed in the future.”
“We thoroughly enjoyed interacting with the students and we hope that they have successfully benefited from their visit to KHCB. We look forward to help more students recognize their potentials, and widen their knowledge; and help build a prosperous future for the next generation of the Kingdom of Bahrain” added Mr. Al Meer.
Headquartered in the kingdom of Bahrain, Khaleeji Commercial Bank BSC is a fast growing Islamic retail bank that endeavors to achieve its vision to be a leading domestic and regional Islamic Bank, providing a comprehensive range of high quality Shari’ah compliant banking and Investment products, services and investment opportunities to their customers and corporate clients.
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