Doha Bank has officially launched its Indian operations in Mumbai, the first Qatari Bank to establish its full scale banking operations in the country.

The launch forms a part of the bank’s international expansion strategy to extend its global footprint across 15 nations worldwide.

Doha Bank managing director Sheikh Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammad Bin Jabor Al-Thani said: "The inauguration of banking operations in India is yet another milestone and stands testimony to Doha Bank’s constant endeavor to be recognized as a dynamic, modern and International Bank."

Doha Bank CEO R. Seetharaman said: "We are keen to expand our operational presence in India in the years to come and have already set in motion our plans to service the customers through innovative and technology driven products and services.

"Some of the key products and services include comprehensive NRI 4 in 1 account packages, privileged status for HNIs, credit passportability, Project Finance/advisory services to link GCC markets, ECBs, unique deposit/investment products for Non Resident Indians.

"All these products would be appropriately supplemented by technology driven solutions such as digital account opening – Tablet Banking, best in class mobile as well as phone banking solutions with SMS Alerts, robust Internet Banking solutions, instantaneous e-remittances from GCC to India, online payment integration with utility services and dedicated ‘India Desk’ across all Doha Bank overseas locations to service its customers."