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Posted On: 29 June 2014 07:29 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 01:51 pm

INTERNATONAL ISLAMIC Raises The Benchmark in Qatar For Priority Banking With The Launch of The New Ferrari Credit Card by INTERATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha

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INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC voted “Best Islamic Bank in Qatar” in 2014, launched the first and only Ferrari Credit Card in the State of Qatar, exclusively available to INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha members, the banks new first-class banking product offering.

Held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel and Resort in Doha, under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Khalid Thani A. Al-Thani, INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC demonstrated their vision for INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha throughout the evening with continuous innovative concepts that left the over 300 VIP attendee’s breathless.

Mr. Abdul Basit Al Sheibi, CEO at INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC said: "Today we are proud to announce the launching of INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha, this is by the Grace of my God. We designed INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha with the objective and commitment to exceed the expectations of our customers, and we hope that the Members of INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha shall find value in our first-class product offering. Inshallah, INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha will set the benchmark for Priority Banking in Qatar and the region".


One of the many highlights of the evening was the screening of a short film, portraying only but a few of the elite benefits INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha Members will enjoy including exclusive benefits at over 50 partners across the State of Qatar.

Following the short film, Mr. Abdul Basit Al Sheibi, CEO of INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC revealed the long awaiting Ferrari Credit Card by INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC through a 3D Holographic display.

Mr. Abdul Basit Al Sheibi added: "INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC is committed to continuously improve its product offering in order to match the ever evolving needs of our customers and it is therefore with great excitement that I can confirm that INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC will soon be launching new innovative initiatives that are Islamic Sharia compliant.

Some of the unique benefits that INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha members will enjoy include 5stars look and feel INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha branch at the Pearl-Qatar, fast-track throughout other INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC branches, dedicated car park, in addition to exclusive offers from top hotels, restaurants and brands outlets in Qatar and abroad, also the access to over 50 private airport lounges including access to the VIP Terminal and Lounge at the new Hamad International Airport.

Regarding the partnership with Ferrari, Mr. Abdul Basit Al Sheibi said: "The Ferrari brand carries with it a set of values which INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC can identify itself with such persistence, competence and innovation. Ferrari was therefore the perfect fit for INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha which was developed on the very same values.”

The Ferrari Credit Card by INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha is any Ferrari supporter’s dream Credit Card, with benefits such as free upgrade’s at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, exclusive benefits when visiting Ferrari Museum in Marrenelo and reduced prices when purchasing merchandise from all Ferrari stores such as the original Ferrari Online Store ( and Ferrari Qatar (Al Fardan Sports Motors) situated at The Pearl, Doha.

Mr. Giulio Zauner, Head of Ferrari, Middle East Africa said: “We are pleased to announce our partnership with Qatar International Islamic Bank (QIIB), to exclusively issue the Ferrari Credit Card in Qatar".

Mr. Ihab Ayoub, General Manager at VISA – Middle East and North Africa said: “Visa is proud to be a part of the INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha proposition and to introduce the first and only Ferrari Credit Card in Qatar. When Visa developed the Visa Infinite Card it was very much with markets like Qatar in mind that have an affluent and highly sophisticated customer base looking for payment cards that suit the needs of their lifestyle at home and when travelling.”

Mr. Fares Ghattas, CEO of The Luxury Network, the organizers of the event, added “Creating unique partnerships is one of the key components for any brand success. And today we see a very important partnership between Ferrari and QIIB to create this unique product, the Ferrari Credit Card.”

In the end, Mr. Abdul Basit Al Sheibi, CEO at INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC offered his sincere gratitude to all INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC’s partners who participated and contributed to the launch of INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC Wajaha, especially the dedication of the banks staff in delivering a Qatar’s only first-class banking product.

The evening ended on a high note providing guests with opportunity to take a photo with special guest and Ferrari ambassador, Mr. Gianmaria "Gimmi" Bruni. Mr. Bruni who is currently driving for Team Ferrari is an ex F1 driver and was crowned GT World Champion in 2013 driving a Ferrari 458.