Waheeb Al Khazraji with ADIB Staff after the graduation
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank ADIB, a top-tier Islamic financial services institution and an industry leader in Emiratization initiatives, has been awarded by the Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies EIBFS, for its continued commitment to Emiratization. ADIB was presented with an official appreciation trophy for supporting all Emiratization initiatives in the UAE.
HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, presented the appreciation trophy to Trad Al Mahmoud, ADIB’s CEO, on the sidelines of the graduation ceremony at Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies EIBFS.
Commenting at the event, Trad Al Mahmoud, CEO of ADIB, said: “I would like to thank HH Sheikh Mansour, and EIBFS for presenting ADIB with this great honor. I also like to congratulate all the graduates on their achievements. Today’s graduation is further evidence of the UAE’s leadership on supporting youth employment and further developing the UAE’s economy.”
“At ADIB, we remain committed to providing employment opportunities to the largest number of talented UAE nationals - to develop their skills and to invest in their future careers in the Islamic banking industry,” concluded Trad.
ADIB is the industry leader in Emiratisation initiatives. It had been recognized for its continued commitment to Emiratization by the Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies EIBFS and was presented with their Human Resource Development Award for 2011, and 2009. The Bank also achieved the highest Emiratization rate in the Banking industry for 2011 48%.
ADIB has additionally signed a number of MoUs with different universities and colleges, aiming at developing young Emiratis. Agreements have been signed with EIBFS, HCT, and Abu Dhabi Tawteen Council Derasatee Program 2010, to increase employment opportunities for UAE nationals within the Islamic finance sector.