Banque Misr has been chosen as one of the best Arab World's banks, this honoring takes place during the official coronation ceremony held by Tatweej Academy for Excellence Awards in the Arab Region. The ceremony aims at choosing the most distinguished Institutions for the sake of supporting the efforts exerted by such distinguished institutions, and as an appreciation for the owners of the creative initiatives and significant achievements which help individuals and improve their lives, whether at the Institutional level or the Governmental level.
Over the various Arab Region institutions, Banque Misr has been awarded the "Golden Medallion for Excellency and Quality" in addition to "Al Nisr Al Arabi Award for General Management Strategies", as Banque Misr is the only Egyptian Bank that has been awarded and honored during the coronation ceremony. As part of the events of the ceremony, Mr.Mohamed El Etriby, Chairman of Banque Misr has received the Royal Purplish Red Mantle with the Golden Medallion attached to its top, in addition to the Excellence and Quality Certificate, also different Arab Region Banks have been honored during this ceremony. The Awards have been granted under the patronage of H.E Major General Dr.Abdul Quddus Al-Obaidly, Director of Emirates Strategic Planning Association and Assistant Commander – in chief – for Quality and Excellence affairs and Mr.Pierre Moukarzel, the President of Tatweej Academy.
It is worth pointing out that, such Awards are granted to the Institutions that comply with the International Standards that govern quality and adhere to transparency and Internationally approved procedures and conditions, such awards are also granted to Institutions that are committed to the proceedings of Excellence and abide by National Rules and Laws related to standards and codes. Such honoring is considered as an appreciation for the huge efforts exerted by Banque Misr within the different fields and frameworks.
Further, Banque Misr is the First National Bank owned by the State, 100% Egyptian, that works in accordance with the principles of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), in addition to Banque Misr's adherence to UN Global Compact principles (Corporates Social Responsibility). Banque Misr as well, is the First Bank in Egypt and the Middle East that applies and works within the framework of the International Principles of data securitization for Electronic Payment Cards "PCI-DSS", and lately Banque Misr has received the latest version 3.2 of PCI-DSS security certification for the compliance with the PCI-DSS.
As a pioneer banking institution, Banque Misr constantly strives to be up to date with the recent global developments in the fields of operations and technological management, in order to achieve the main goal of the Sustainable Development.