Alinma to Participate in 1st International Conference on Teaching and Learning As Tools of Progress in Higher Education

Alinma Bank will participate in the 1st International Conference on Teaching and Learning As Tools of Progress in Higher Education, which will take place at the Riyadh Intercontinental Hotel (Buraidah Hall) from January 15 through 17, 2011. The event is being held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness, Princess Nouf Bint Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. At the event, Alinma will showcase its broad range of Shariah-compliant banking products and services.

Speaking about the bank’s involvement at the event, Mr. Fahad Al-Semari, general manager of Retail Banking at Alinma said, “We are very proud to attend this conference, through which we shall endeavor to present financing solutions and banking services that meet our partners’ needs and contribute to their lives." He further added that “Alinma is eager to support education forums and cultural exhibitions and is aware of its duty towards the society. Our participation is a manifestation of our strategy to serve our partners (clients), wherever they may be."

Alinma bank provides its services through more than 35 branches and more than 205 ATMs deployed across the Kingdom. Additionally, the bank serves its partners through comprehensive electronic channels that include Alinma Internet, Alinma Phone, and Alinma Mobile. Moreover, the bank was the first in Saudi Arabia to provide education financing whereby it leverages its relationships with more than 150 educational institutions to provide financing free of profit margins or charges to its partners.

The conference will feature participants that specialize in various aspects of the field of education, thus making it an ideal venue for communication across the many represented disciplines and endeavors. Expected participants include universities, training and technical institutions, private firms and the public at-large. More specifically, attendees will have the opportunity to interface with 27 international universities that will present workshops and provide materials regarding a range of significant issues in education and learning.