Qatar First Investment Bank (QFIB) continues its “Ramadan Blessings” campaign by hosting an iftar for the Qatari Institution for Elderly Persons’ Care on Sunday to mark the forthcoming Eid El Fitr.
QFIB senior management and staff organized an iftar for the residents of the Qatari Institution for the Elderly at their premises to promote solidarity and brotherhood with the different segments of society. QFIB employees exchanged conversation with the elderly over an iftar meal, and then distributed gifts to all residents of the institution, on the occasion of the forthcoming Eid al Fitr.
The Qatari Institution for Elderly Persons’ Care is a private institution. Based in Doha, the institution provides shelter for elderly persons whose families are unable to look after them. It also offers health, social and psychological care and endeavours to integrate the elderly members of community into Qatari society.
CEO of QFIB, Mike de Graffenried said: “We are delighted to share an iftar with the residents of the Qatari Institution for the Elderly Persons’ Care. At QFIB we take our corporate social responsibility role seriously. We launched the ‘Ramadan Blessings’ campaign during the holy month to support the local community and reach out to those less fortunate in the society. This underlines the Islamic nature of our business. ”
Qatari Institution for Elderly Persons’ Care’s General Manager, Mr. Youssef Al Muftah stated: “We thank Qatar First Investment Bank for this noble initiative. We are honored to have the employees of the bank share an iftar with the residents of the institution. This clearly indicates the bank’s strong belief in solidarity and commitment to Shari’ah principles.”
Qatar First Investment Bank is the first, fully independent Shari’ah compliant investment bank to be authorized by the Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority. It launched in March and aims to become one of the leading financial institutions in Shari’ah compliant investment banking in Qatar and the GCC