The International Arab Banking Summit (IABS) on Tuesday awarded the golden citation to the Chairman of the Association of Banks in Lebanon, World Union of Arab Bankers, Joseph Torbey, as the Arab Banker of the year 2019.
This title is the highest award presented annually by the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) to the most distinguished and prominent Arab Banker.
Torbey is also the Board Chairman of the Lebanese Credit Libanais Group.
Torbey was awarded the high-ranking citation during the International Arab Banking Summit (IABS) which kicked off Tuesday in the Italian capital, Rome, in presence of governors of Arab central banks, representatives of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, and chief banking and financial figures.
Lebanon was represented at the Summit by State Minister for Administrative Development Affairs May Chidiac, Head of the Lebanese Banks Association Joseph Torbey, and chairmen of Lebanese banks.
Source: National News Agency