First Gulf Bank's Yearly Grand Draw
Today at their headquarters in Abu Dhabi, First Gulf Bank (FGB) announced, during its Yearly Emirati Al Awwal Grand Draw, the new scheme for 2011. The yearly grand draw, which was supervised by a representative of the Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi, has randomly selected 141 Emirati winners. One grand prize of AED 5 million was won by Miss Afra Almemari, and one winner stand to win AED100, 000, along with 139 winners to cash AED 10,000.
Huda Abdulla, Head of Branches, commenting on the draw stated, “Since the launch of Emirati Al Awwal, 1541 UAE Nationals have won cash prizes of above AED 21 million. As it has been a very successful saving scheme, we have decided to unveil a newly revamped Emirati Al Awwal, where monthly we will be having 150 winners with a prize value of AED 10,000 and one winner of AED 100,000 cash prize. Along with 4 lucky winners of 1,000,000 in quarter draws.”
This year’s grand draw winner Miss Almemari, who won the AED 5 million jackpot prize, commented on the win by saying, “It is an honor to be this year’s grand draw winner. Emirati Al Awwal is an excellent saving scheme and with this win, I now have lots of future plans to strive for.”
Huda Abdulla added, “Emirati Al Awwal is a product specifically designed for Emiratis, which encourages them to save. Next year program will have new features and surprises, these changes in the product were done after taking feedback from our customers to make it more attractive for them.”
Al Awwal Certificates valued at AED 1,000 each, are automatically entering into the monthly draw 30 days after the certificates’ issuance date, and are entered into the quarter draw after 90 days of issuance. Al Awwal certificates which are fully refundable and can be purchased at any of the bank’s branches in addition to “Larry”, “Al Fardan”, and “Al Ansari” Exchange across the UAE, is the paramount way to save and win