Manama, Dec.12 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa stressed the pivotal role of the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) in enhancing the financial and banking sector, attracting investments and providing premium electronic services.
He commended CBB-led efforts to enable the Kingdom of Bahrain to maintain its financial standing and economic strength, hailing the crucial contribution of the financial sector in serving the national economy.
HM the King made the statement as he received, at Al-Safriya Palace, CBB Governor Rasheed Al-Maraj, who offered to HM the King a gold medal commemorating the landmark achievements which marked the prosperous era of HM the King.
HM the King commended the dedicated efforts exerted by CBB Government and all the personnel to bolster Bahrain’s outstanding financial and banking standing, wishing them all success.
The CBB Governor expressed deepest thanks to HM the King for his sound royal directives which contributed, along with the goals of the 2030 Bahrain Economic Vision, to Bahrain’s strides in the field of financial technology.
He said that Bahrain ranks first in the region for use of modern technology, citing the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which recognized Bahrain’s economic and financial strides and lauded Bahrain’s pioneering achievements attained in the financial, banking and entrepreneurship sectors in the prosperous era of HM the King.