23 November 2021GABORONE - Stanbic Bank Botswana continues to explore and interrogate the ever changing business landscape and outlook its Partners, Clients and Botswana as a whole. This is with a view to plan, build agility and ultimately enhance our ability and preparedness to create true shared value for our clients and partners. The Bank forges ahead to 2022 and will host an Economic Outlook Webinar to explore possibilities brought on by the New Year. The Webinar will be held, under the theme “Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery Prospects Across industries; What is next? Let’s have a dialogue” on the 24th of November 2021 at 8am..The primary objective of this follow-up webinar is to reflect on the COVID-19 Economic Impact and Post Recovery Prospects and Opportunities across various Industries. Other objectives of the engagement are as follows: To share insights and the impact of COVID-19 in the Micro and Macro Economics.Explore Post-Covid recovery prospects and opportunities in alignment Botswana Government’s focus areas and the recent State of the Nation Address,Share tangible impact our clients experienced in the last 20 months and Stanbic Bank’s commitment to support and partner with them during this transition,Information sharing on the implications of Botswana’s exit from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Grey List,Stanbic Bank will also share its Governance and Compliance update and the recent Reference Rate reform changes..Said Stanbic Bank Botswana Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Mr. Sheperd Aisam “The Economic Outlook Webinar is a great platform for the Bank, as it will give us an opportunity to be steadfast in the implementation of the business environment reform and interventions gearing to the year 2022. This discussion will enable us to leverage off the Economic Recovery and Transformation Plan (ERTP) formulated by the Government of the Republic of Botswana. This plan was developed to support the restoration of economic activity to facilitate economic growth, accelerate economic transformation and build the resilience of the economy. As a bank, we continue to work towards playing a meaningful and sustainable role in Botswana’s economic growth and the lives of Batswana. We do this through our contribution towards rebuilding the economy post the pandemic, identifying and leveraging opportunities for progress, and working to truly realise growth. We are committed to delivering on our Purpose, Botswana is our home; we drive her growth.” Amongst the key speakers on the day will be Standard Bank Group, Economist Africa Regions, Fixed Income and Currency Research, Ms. Mulalo Madula as well Stanbic Bank Botswana leadership; Head of Corporate and Investment Banking, Mr. Sheperd Aisam, Head of Compliance, Ms. Shathani Molefe, Treasury Regulatory Manager, Ms. Galeboi Sennanyana and Ms. Segolame Thaga, Manager Client Coverage-Corporate and Investment Banking who will be facilitating the webinar. As a platform for ideation and mapping tangible outcome, discussions will cover the implications of Botswana’s exit from FATF Grey List and potential investor benefits. Stanbic Bank will also share its Governance and Compliance update and the recent Reference Rate Reform Changes. The Economic Outlook Webinar is open to members of the public, who may register through the below link: https://www.facebook.com/1641714986153120/posts/3155106401480630/ ENDS.