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QIB Holds Bank-Wide Training On Forgery Crimes In The Banking Sector

06/05/2018, Doha,Qatar

QIB Holds Bank-Wide Training On Forgery Crimes In The Banking Sector

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), Qatar’s leading Islamic Bank, has announced that it organized a series of intensive training courses for its staff on "detecting and combating forgery of banking documents and banknotes".

The training, attended by all tellers in QIB, is in line with the key role the Bank plays in the local banking sector. Its main objective is to strengthen the financial protection of the bank’s and all banking customers in Qatar.

The latest experiences, tools, and technologies were used to provide high quality training and ensure that the participants will follow the best practices in financial fraud detection. Trainees developed their skills on how to recognize authentic banknotes, documents, signatures, and stamps and detect forgeries of all types. They were trained on the use of modern detection equipment in the banking sector and the measures that must be taken, based on QIB's internal instructions, rules, and procedures of the Qatar Central Bank, when forgery is suspected.

Commenting on the announcement, Khalefa Al Mesalam, Head of QIB Human Capital Group, said  "QIB's training and development programs are aligned with the Bank's strategy and reflect the Bank's vision and mission of creating a unique work environment in terms of personnel and technical capabilities," He added, "These training courses aim to enhance the efficiency of our staff in combating counterfeiting and forgery crimes while enhancing the security of banking services to protect customers and shareholders."

While highlighting the importance of training employees to the highest standards of information security, to provide a safe and sound banking environment for servicing its clients, Al Mesalam said, " QIB is implementing a 15-module information security training programme covering subjects that include safe web browsing, social engineering, password protection, mail protection, and safe use of mobile phones. This programme is obligatory for all QIB employees, including those working at branches outside Qatar."

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