Speaking during the cheque presentation, Standard Bank Head of Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) Frank Chantaya said Standard Bank Plc is a long-term partner of FIMDA which has a critical role of supporting promotion of ethical conduct and enhancement of skills and competencies of members to global standards.
Chantaya said financial market dealers play an important role in treasury remediation for banks and their clients for economic development.
“Standard Bank is proud to be associated with the progress that FIMDA is making as the association continues to evolve and transform in line with developments in the local and regional global markets. The bank looks at FIMDA as a close partner and we have supported the association since its inception in the early 2000s,” said Chantaya, himself, former Vice President and President of DEAMA.
Receiving the donation, FIMDA President, Gray Kazima, thanked Standard Bank for the support towards the hosting of the lakeshore conference.
“On behalf of the association, I wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to management of Standard Bank for this contribution which will help meet costs for the annual meeting,” said Kazima.
The conference is expected to attract over eighty delegates including renowned speakers who will lead deliberations and it will be held under the theme “Sustaining a Sound Financial Market: The Case for Malawi.”