National Bank of Fujairah to sponsor 8th Fujairah International Mining Forum
Event to bring experts from over 35 countries to discuss investment strategies in the mining sector
National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) announces its partnership for the Fujairah International Mining Forum. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammad Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of The Emirate of Fujairah, the 8th edition of the annual conference will be held under the title "Mining Investment … Sustainable Development".
The Forum, taking place from 26-28 September at the DoubleTree by Hilton, is organised by Fujairah Natural Resources Corporation - Fujairah Government, the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, and the Arab Industrial Development Standardization and Mining Development Organization. It will emphasise the need to encourage mining investments, utilize mineral resources efficiently, and enhance the value chain in alignment with global trends.
The high-level industry conference will bring together over 300 experts from government, the mining industry, academia and others for three days of interactive sessions, specialised workshops and an exhibition showcasing the latest, innovative mining products.
Mining, along with the oil and gas and marine sectors, have a key role to play in the transition to a low-carbon economy. By applying its financial expertise and products, NBF aims to help customers across these sectors become more sustainable, mitigate climate change and reduce their impact on the natural world.
The themes to be discussed at the Forum align with the key imperatives of the NBF ESG agenda, and include investment strategies in the mining sector, sustainability and corporate governance, innovation and digital transformation in the mining sector (artificial intelligence, data and automation), energy transition minerals and their role in tackling climate change, the value chain in the mining sector, and the protection of geological heritage.
About National Bank of Fujairah PJSC:
Incorporated in 1982, National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) is a full services corporate bank with strong corporate and commercial banking, treasury and trade finance expertise as well as an expanding suite of personal banking options and Shari’ah compliant services. Leveraging its deep banking experience and market insight within Fujairah and the UAE, NBF is well-positioned to build lasting relationships with its clients and help them achieve their business goals.
NBF’s key shareholders include the Government of Fujairah, Easa Saleh Al Gurg LLC and Investment Corporation of Dubai. Rated Baa1 / Prime-2 for deposits and A3 for counterparty risk assessment by Moody’s and BBB+ / A-2 by Standard & Poor’s, both with a stable outlook, the bank is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange under the symbol “NBF”. It has a branch network of 14 across the UAE.
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