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April 23, 2012

HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs,
08:53 GMT
(press release)

HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, attended the joint meeting of the Monetary and Financial Cooperation Committee - International Monetary Fund.

ADIB's Wealth Management Seminar
08:49 GMT
(press release)

ADIB Private Bank announced today the successful conclusion of the second edition of its Wealth Management Seminar series.

Ms. Halah EL Sherbini, Burgan Bank’s Chief Human Resources & Development officer, General Manager
07:40 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank recently participated in the 2012 Career Fair at the American University in Kuwait, which took place on the 10th of April 2012.

NBAD Launches Real Estate Fund
06:11 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi announced that it’s new wholly owned subsidiary NBAD Investment Management Limited has been authorized by the Dubai Financial Services Authority.

During the signing
05:50 GMT
(press release)

Sharjah Islamic Bank announced the donation of a residential property to the value of AED 66 million, situated in the Al Nahda area in the emirate of Sharjah, to the Sharjah Social Services Department.

April 22, 2012

Thierry Boutsen, President & CEO, Boutsen Aviation with Pierre Pissaloux, GM - Wealth management and the Emirates NBD PB team
11:59 GMT
(press release)

The Private Banking Division of Emirates NBD organised an exclusive meeting for its High Net Worth clients focusing on Private Aviation and investment opportunities in this segment.

During the launching
06:31 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, the Number One Bank in the UAE, inaugurated its main branch in Dubai with exclusive features, including an elite Lounge, and a Business Banking Centre.

KIB new staff
06:12 GMT

Kuwait International Bank (KIB) have recently had a graduation ceremony for the first batch of new employees, after their success in completing the training course by the Retail Banking Division.

Vikram Krishna, Head Group Marketing, Emirates NBD
06:05 GMT
(press release)

Emirates NBD, announced the launch of “Pay Yourself First,” an innovative financial education campaign designed to encourage individuals to manage their finances responsibly.

Raed Al-Haqhaq, Chief Banking Officer - Senior General Manager at Burgan Bank
05:51 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank announced that it has received the coveted “Best Corporate Bank in Kuwait 2012” award by Global Banking & Finance Reviews.

April 19, 2012

Al Hilal Bank
11:56 GMT
(press release)

Al Hilal Bank, a progressive Islamic bank, has announced that it will once again be actively supporting the finals of the UAE Football Association’s (UAEFA) President’s Cup.

April 18, 2012

Frederic de Melker, Head of Priority Banking, Emirates NBD
10:35 GMT
(press release)

The Priority Banking Division of Emirates NBD announced that it issponsoring the 3rd annual Al Rais Explore& Experience Travel Show.

During the event
08:02 GMT
(press release)

Burgan Bank recently held its yearly gathering event to recognize the efforts of its employees, and reward them for contributing to the bank over the years.

April 17, 2012

Hisham Al Rayes, Acting CEO GFH
12:28 GMT

Gulf Finance House announced the appointment of Hisham Alrayes to the position of Acting Chief Executive Officer.

April 16, 2012

HE Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs
12:55 GMT
(press release)

In line with the third session of the Arab Ministers of Finance’s and members of the Arab Group of the International Monetary Fund meeting that will be held in Morocco.