QNB, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, participated at the GTR KSA 2024, as a platinum sponsor of the prestigious event held in Riyadh, bringing together industry leaders and potential clients.

This partnership underscores QNB's commitment to fostering growth and facilitating trade opportunities across Saudi Arabia’s trade, supply chain, commodity and infrastructure finance community, a statement said.

QNB remains committed to supporting initiatives that promote trade and investment, and the sponsorship of the KSA GTR Forum aligns with the bank's strategic objectives of facilitating economic development and prosperity in the region, it was explained.

Saudi Arabia’s GTR Forum is a premier event that provides a platform for industry leaders, policymakers, and stakeholders to exchange critical market insights, share ideas, and explore opportunities in the dynamic landscape of Saudi Arabian trade. With a series of interactive and informative sessions, attendees will gain invaluable knowledge and perspectives to direct the evolving trade environment effectively.

Commenting on this participation, Khalid Ahmed al-Sada, senior executive vice president, Group Corporate and Institutional Banking said: "At QNB, we recognise the importance of collaboration and knowledge-sharing in driving business growth and innovation."

"We are proud to sponsor of the KSA GTR Forum, which offers a unique opportunity for stakeholders to connect, collaborate, and explore new avenues for trade expansion in Saudi Arabia."

In addition to the enriching sessions, the forum features unrivalled networking opportunities, including a full exhibition, providing attendees with the chance to engage with a diverse range of companies involved in Saudi Arabian trade.

QNB Group currently ranks as the most valuable bank brand in the Middle East and Africa. Through its subsidiaries and associate companies, the Group’s presence spans more than 28 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is 30,000, operating from approximately 900 locations, with an ATM network of 5,000 machines, the statement added.