Qatar's Barwa Bank gets shareholder nod for $2 bln sukuk programme

June 3 (Reuters) - Shareholders of Qatar's Barwa Bank approved plans for a $2 billion senior unsecured sukuk programme that could be issued in various currencies, the lender said in a statement on Tuesday.

The Islamic bank did not specify a timeframe or size for a potential debut deal.

It also received approval to pay a cash dividend of 10 percent to shareholders, the statement said. (Reporting by Bernardo Vizcaino; Editing by Andrew Torchia & Shri Navaratnam)