Manama – 15 July 2018: National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) today announced the completion of an ICA Certificate training course for staff in Managing Sanctions Risk. The four day course aims to ensure that staff are fully aware of the complexities of dealing with sanctioned parties and the risks this can pose to the Bank.

The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB), in keeping with its long- established tradition of community care, continues to provide support to the NBB Rehabilitation Home for Disabled Children. A delegation consisting of NBB staff volunteers and the Social Committee, led by Ms. Dana Buheji, Chief Human Resource Officer, visited the centre, where they presented gifts to children. This visit forms part of a broader community outreach strategy that has been adopted by NBB in line with the Bank’s promise to get closer to the community. NBB now works closer with those in need making onsite visits to better understand and provide support first hand to the initiatives it assits. The Bank is further proud of the community spirit that has been exhibited by its staff at all levels across the Bank who volunteer to take part in these visits and their dedication to getting out among the community. 

In the presence of Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, CEO of Bahrain Bourse and executive management members, the National Bank of Bahrain and Mubasher Financial Services signed on Monday, 2nd of July, 2018 an agreement to enable investors to trade on Bahrain Bourse (BHB) online via the “Bahrain Trade” platform. The agreement was signed by the National Bank of Bahrain’s Chief Executive Officer Mr. Jean-Christophe Durand and General Manager of Mubasher Financial Services Mr. Zaid Aloul at Bahrain Bourse’s premises.

Manama, xx June 2018 –National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) today announced the successful completion of the first phase of its cloud adoption with the migration of its website (nbbonline.com) to Amazon Web Services (AWS). This comes as NBB accelerates its digital transformation, with plans underway to migrate the bank’s intranet and online banking platform to the cloud. Infonas, an AWS Standard Consulting Partner, undertook the migration of the website.

Manama – xx June 2018: National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) today announced two lucky Grand Prize winners of its flagship “AlWatani Savings Scheme” for the month of May 2018 for an amount of US$100,000 each. Winners, Fatema Ali Abdulla AlNajjar and Ramlah Ebrahim Hussain Arafat were invited to a special celebration at Seef Mall where they were notified of the amount of their prize and awarded by NBB team members in a festive atmosphere.