National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc on Friday donated K1.5 million to the Institute of Bankers in Malawi (IOB) towards this year’s Bankers Conference scheduled to be held in Blantyre from 8 to 9th October 2020
The conference, themed ‘Surviving the VUCA world: The age of Business Mavericks’ arrives amidst the coronavirus pandemic, to bring together organisations and discuss the current trends and be able to share ways of doing business and sail through such tough times. The Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Bankers Malawi, Lyness Nkungula, thanked NBM plc for the donation, stating that the funds will help in organizing this year’s conference.
Presenting the donation, NBM plc Head of Cards &eBanking William Kaunda attributed the funds to the bank’s appreciation for the institute’s crucial role of developing skills within the banking and financial services sector in the country. “We are confident that the knowledge to be shared at this year’s conference will be very critical to players in Malawi’s diverse industries, not only banking and financial services sectors. Because of this confidence in IOB, NBM plc has also sponsored its staff from different divisions to attend this conference