Emirates NBD contributes AED 2 million to the ‘Dress One Million Children’ campaign

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Published July 23rd, 2013 - 10:26 GMT
During the event
During the event

In response to the initiative by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai to ‘Dress One Million Children,’ Emirates NBD, a leading bank in the region, recently announced that it has contributed AED 2 million to provide clothing for 20,000 needy children as part of the campaign. 

Seen here in the picture is Saif Al Mansoori, Deputy Head – Group Marketing and Branding, Emirates NBD, presenting the AED 2 million cheque and a crystal replica of the Emirates NBD head office building to Mohammed Al Zaroni, Manager of Dubai Branch at UAE Red Crescent, at a ceremony also attended by other bank officials.

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Emirates NBD

Emirates NBD, the leading banking group in the region, was formed on 19 June 1963, when H.H. Late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum signed the Charter of Incorporation of the National Bank of Dubai (NBD) which became the first National Bank established in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With the blessings of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, NBD merged with Emirates Bank International (EBI) on 06 March 2007, to form Emirates NBD, the largest banking group in the region by assets. On 16 October 2007, the shares of Emirates NBD were officially listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DFM). The merger between EBI and NBD to create Emirates NBD, became a regional consolidation blueprint for the banking and finance sector as it combined the second and fourth largest banks in the UAE to form a banking champion capable of delivering enhanced value across corporate, retail, private, Islamic and investment banking throughout the region.

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