new partnership with Sharia insurer

Allianz Care partners with Qatar Islamic Insurance Group

September 2, 2020

Allianz Care has announced a new partnership with Sharia insurer, Qatar Islamic Insurance Group Q.P.S.C (QIIG). Allianz Care, the international health brand of Allianz Partners, specialises in providing international health and life insurance and associated health and protection services. QIIG is one of the leading insurance companies in Qatar and is the first insurance company in Qatar to offer insurance products and services to customers online.

The partnership allows Allianz Care customers in the region to use a local Qatari insurer that is compatible with Islamic Sharia law. This option is now available to groups in Qatar on a Medical History Disregarded (MHD) basis. 

Speaking about the announcement, General Manager for Qatar, Paul Halfyear stated,Qatar is an exciting region for Allianz Care. We’re delighted to partner with QIIG, and to provide our services to brokers and local group customers using a Sharia compliant insurer. Allianz Care has had a branch in Qatar since 2013 and we’re looking forward to developing this market further. This partnership opens up new opportunities for us. We can expand our customer portfolio and this new partnership will help us to build an even stronger relationship with Qatari brokers and customers.”

Also commenting, Mr Ali Ibrahim Al Abdulghani, Group President of Qatar Islamic Insurance Group said:This new partnership with Allianz Care is a great opportunity for us to combine our strong local expertise with Allianz Care’s global experience, to deliver great health cover and services for customers in Qatar. We look forward to working closely with Allianz Care over the coming years.”