Qatar First Bank (QFB) announced the concluding of its annual Ramadan Blessings Campaign, during which the Bank hosted a series of activities for various organizations with the aim of promoting solidarity and brotherhood with different segments of the society through the Holy Month.
The Ramadan Blessings Campaign started with hosting a Sohour and a Garangaou Celebration for staff and families. QFB employees and their families engaged in various activities in celebration of the Garangaou.
A special iftar also was held for the Qatar Foundation for Elderly People Care where QFB employees exchanged conversation with the elderly over iftar, then distributed gifts to them.
Mohammed Al Sahli, Head of Communications at QFB commented “As an Islamic institution we place great emphasis on the religion’s guiding principles. Every year, specifically during the Holy month, we dedicate time to give back to the community and reach out to those less fortunate in our society. We are pleased to have brought together the broader community through our annual Ramadan blessings campaign, which aims to reinforce solidarity and brotherhood amongst different segments of society’’
Khalid Hussein, the Director of Public Relations and Media, Qatar Foundation for Elderly People Care said, “Ramadan is the month of giving, caring and reaching out to the less fortunate members of society. By hosting a special iftar for the residents, QFB has helped the elderly to better integrate with other members of society. We thank QFB for helping to spread kindness and goodwill.”
QFB’s annual Ramadan Blessings Campaign also included the “Dardasha Ramadania’ a session delivered by Sh. Dr. Ali Al Quradaghi, the chairman of the QFB Sharia Supervisory Board, where the Bank’s employees had the opportunity to learn more about various topics related to religious practices during Ramadan, such as how to calculate zakat and the benefits of performing Qiyam prayers.
Apart from these community-engagement activities, QFB’s Ramadan Blessing’s Campaign included a daily informative communique entitled “Ramadanyat” which highlighted various topics related to the Holy Month and included a daily competition. In addition QFB placed an in-kind donation box in its premises, allowing all employees in the building to donate clothes, toys and household items which will be given to a Qatar based charity at the end of Ramadan.