Under the patronage of His Highness, the Amir of the state of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) stages the CBK inaugural International Banking Conference on September 23rd entitled: Shaping the Future.
“Shaping the Future”, gathers key policymakers, chief executives level at the banking industry, banking experts and FinTech entrepreneurs from across the globe in addition to top-level delegates actively involved in the global financial services sector such as government ministers, regulatory chiefs, banking CEOs, and academics.
The conference, which will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kuwait City, will examine the economic and social challenges facing the banking sector and the opportunities and threats posed by technological innovation, laying out a vision for how the industry can thrive and better support sustainable economic development.
On the other hand, during the conference, an exhibition area will be dedicated for more than 40 exhibitors representing the local and international banking sectors as well as major telecommunications companies in the region in addition to companies specialized in financial technologies.
Speaking about the event, Mr. Shaheen Hamad Alghanim – Warba Bank CEO- said: "We are delighted to take part in the inaugural edition of CBK’s conference as we strongly believe that it is an excellent platform to address and discuss vital topics in the banking industry while seeking to answer how the banking sector can prosper, delivering returns to both the financial sector and customers as well and also supporting sustainable economic development at a time of rapid change within the industry itself.
Alghanim added: “Warba Bank has been and continues to be a pioneer in the development of its digital infrastructure, while strategically catering for risks, whether through smart phone applications or by innovating digital banking services and custom-made solutions to cater to the needs of our customers. Recently, the Bank has launched the first of its kind digital factory “Al-Wateen” where a team of professionals work restlessly to innovate exclusive digital banking solutions and services. Through Al-Wateen, we have succeeded to establish a solid platform paving the way for a new revolutionary era in the digital banking sector and to fulfill the prime objective in our development strategy which aims at increasing the Bank’s market share at a time of a rapid competition in the sector itself.
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