Vodafone Qatar Q.S.C. Announces Receiving Banks for Initial Public Offering

Doha, Qatar, 5 April 2009: Vodafone Qatar Q.S.C. ("Vodafone Qatar") today announced the list of accredited receiving banks appointed for its Initial Public Offering ("IPO").

Subscription for Offer Shares in Vodafone Qatar's IPO opens on Sunday 12 April and closes at 1pm on Sunday 26 April 2009.*

Twelve receiving banks have been appointed to manage the application process. They include Qatar National Bank; HSBC Bank Middle East; Al-Ahli Bank, Arab Bank; Commercial Bank of Qatar; Doha Bank; International Bank of Qatar; Qatar Islamic Bank; Qatar International Islamic Bank; Masraf al-Rayyan; Mashreq Bank and Al Khalij Commercial Bank.

A spokesperson speaking on behalf of Joint Lead Receiving Banks HSBC & QNB commented: "The twelve banks selected have met our stringent criteria for operating as receiving banks. We anticipate a positive response to this offer and have every confidence in the ability of our selected receiving banks to handle the likely high volume of applications over the two week subscription period."

Individual Investors & Institutional Investors can obtain a Prospectus and subscribe for Offer Shares in Vodafone Qatar by visiting any of the following list of participating receiving banks:


HSBC Bank Middle East Limited Main Branch
Al Sadd Branch
West Bay Branch
Umm Said Branch
Financial Tower Branch
Qatar National Bank S.A.Q. All QNB and QNB Al Islami branches (except Head Office)
Qatar International Islamic Bank Q.S.C. Al Rayyan Branch
Al Ahli hospital Branch
Airport office Branch
Masraf Al Rayan Q.S.C. Grand Hamad Avenue Branch
Al Sadd Street Branch
Al Shafi Street Branch (Al Rayan)
Commercial Bank of Qatar Q.S.C. Main Branch
Bin Omran Branch
Salwa Branch
Wakra Branch
Messaieed Branch
Airport Branch
Souk Branch
Al Khor Branch
Industrial Branch
Landmark Branch
Villaggio Branch
City Centre Branch
Hyatt Branch
Rayyan Branch
Al Sadd Branch
HMC Branch
Westbay Lagoon Branch

Al Safa Islamic Banking
Salata Branch
Hamad Al-Kabeer Branch
Al Rayan Branch
Al Wakrah Branch
Messeid Branch
Al Khour Branch
Al Ahli Bank Q.S.C. Salwa Branch
Merqab Branch
Old Airport Branch
Wakra Branch
Mansoura Branch
Markhiya Branch
Al Khor Branch
City centre Branch
C Ring Road Branch
Ras Abu Aboud Branch
Aziziya Branch
Naval Base Branch
Ras Laffan Branch

Islamic Banking
Al Rayyan Branch
C Ring Road Branch
Al sadd Branch
Doha Bank Q.S.C. City Centre Branch
International Bank of Qatar Q.S.C. Main Branch
C Ring Road Branch
West Bay Branch
Salwa Road Branch
QIB Main Branch
Kahraba Branch
Gharafah Branch
Al Wakra Branch
Salwa Branch
Al Hilal Branch
West Bay Branch
Al Merqab Branch
Mashreq Bank P.S.C. TV Roundabout Branch
Al Rayyan Branch
Al Khalij Commercial Bank Q.S.C. C-Ring Road Branch
Q-Post Service Centre
Arab Bank plc Grand Hammad Branch
Al Sadd Branch
C Ring Road Branch

Please check your local branch for specific opening times.


- Completed subscription forms need to be submitted to one of the receiving banks by no later than 1pm on 26 April 2009.

- Full payment for shares (including the Offering costs) will be required upon submission of subscription forms. Payment must be made by direct debit from funds held on account with any one of the receiving banks to "Vodafone Qatar - Initial Public Offering". Payment may only be made by direct debit authorisation from accounts with any of the receiving banks. Cheques will not be accepted.

- Any parties wishing to purchase shares on behalf of another person must provide a duly notarized power of attorney, annexed to the subscription form.


Further information about the IPO can be found at: www.vodafone.com.qa


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