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Banque Misr holds Orphan's Day ceremonies in four governorates
06/04/2014
​​Banque Misr Foundation for Community Development and Welfare, the charity arm of Banque Misr, celebrated Orphan’s Day through hosting four celebrations in Cairo, Alexandria, Menia, Beni Seuf governorates under the auspices of Mr. Mohamed Kamal El‐Din Barakat, Chairman of Banque Misr, and, Dr. Ali El Saeydi, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Banque Misr Foundation. The celebrations stem from the bank’s strong believe in Social Corporate responsibility and responsiveness.
 
Banque Misr celebrated Orphan’s Day in Cairo governorate at the Talaat Harb Club, with more than 400 orphans of different ages from Masr El Mahrousa Baladi Association (MMBA), Ressala Charity Association Girls Orphanage. Employees of Banque Misr attended along with their children to participate in the celebration. The fun filled the day, involved lots of games and activities for all the children as well as arts, and entertainment shows. Furthermore, Employees of Banque Misr distribute gifts to the orphans. Likewise, celebrations in Menia and Beni Seuf governorates hosted around 350 children.  And, Celebrations in Alexandria hosted around 200 kids engaging employees’ volunteers with their families to organize and support.
 
In another context, Mohamed Barakat, chairman of Banque Misr, and Ahmed Mohey El Dein Abu El Ezz, vice chairman at the bank, along with bank’s prominent calibers honored eleven of the Bank’s employees who won the first ranks in the third and fourth research competition for youth bankers organized by the Egyptian Banking Institute.
 
Banque Misr’s employees discussed many topics including Egyptian banking sector role in governing liquidity, managerial and technical restructuring, and reforms under the umbrella of Basel II and III amid recent foreign reserves crisis in Egypt.
 
It is worth noting that Banque Misr exerts huge efforts in human resources development. In 2013, the bank succeeded in providing employees’ training programs with totalling hours of 264660 to benefit around 19376 employees.  In addition, the bank secured international training sessions for 7209 employees.