Family Bank takes part in Third Global Islamic Micro-Finance Forum

The Family Bank took part in the Third Global Islamic Micro-Finance Forum which is organised by the Al-Huda Centre of Islamic Banking and Islamic Economics (CIBE). The two-day forum includes a workshop on "How to Develop, Operate and Sustain Islamic Micro-Finance Institutions", in which a number of experts and consultants are participating. Family Bank, led by the Social Development Minister and Board of Directors Chairperson Dr. Fatima Mohammed Al-Balushi, implements its programmes in cooperation with the Labour Find (Tamkeen). It is the first Islamic micro-finance bank in the Middle East with the prime objective to contribute to poverty alleviation and socio-economic empowerment of the communities by providing sustainable Islamic financial services to the needy.