Emirates Islamic celebrates 47th UAE National Day

November 28, 2018

Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, marked the 47th UAE National Day at its headquarters in Dubai Healthcare City. Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, Chairman of Emirates Islamic and Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Emirates NBD; Salah Amin, Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Islamic, together a number of key customers, and senior management of the bank gathered to renew their oath and pledge allegiance to the country.

As part of its celebrations, Emirates Islamic organised a festive event for staff and management with traditional Emarati activities and performances including the traditional ‘Harbia' dance, Arabic calligraphy, henna art, and cultural competitions. The bank will also organise a variety of fun and entertaining events at City Walk from November 29 to December 03 to celebrate the spirit of the union with the public.

Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Emirates NBD said: "As we mark the 47th UAE National Day in the Year of Zayed, we remember the founding father, Sheikh Zayed, who created the blueprint and laid the foundation for the UAE's success, and the rulers of the Emirates for their immense contribution to the country's success. On this precious occasion, we would like to extend our warmest greetings and wishes to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates and pray to Allah the Almighty to preserve the UAE and perpetuate the spirit of the union in our beloved country."

Added Salah Amin, Chief Executive Officer, Emirates Islamic, "Emirates Islamic is proud to celebrate 47th UAE National Day as we honour our country's wise leadership and its remarkable achievements, led by the nation's founding father Sheikh Zayed. Inspired by their vision, Emirates Islamic has emerged as a pioneer in Islamic banking and we will continue to take major steps towards solidifying the UAE's position as the global hub for the Islamic finance."