Emirates NBD Saudi Arabia participates in Saudi Euromoney Conference 2017

Emirates NBD Saudi Arabia’s pavilion at Saudi Euromoney conference.
Updated 20 May 2017
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Emirates NBD Saudi Arabia participates in Saudi Euromoney Conference 2017

Emirates NBD Saudi Arabia participated in the three-day Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference in Riyadh earlier this month.
The conference is a significant platform through which the most important factors affecting economic and investment future in Saudi Arabia are viewed and discussed.
It is an important financial conference held annually with the participation of personnel in local and international economic sectors. It reviews investment opportunities in all sectors and efforts to develop the economic movement and provide facilities to all foreign investors.
The conference also discussed investment opportunities to support the business and finance sector including real estate development, construction and housing, and granting facilities to small and medium enterprises (SME) to expand and develop their business.
Loai Hassan Abduljawad, CEO of Emirates NBD Saudi Arabia, said: “Our contribution to the Euromoney Conference coincided with the issued approval for opening three new branches of the bank in Saudi Arabia. Our participation this year was part of our commitment to effectively contribute to the economic growth and advancement of the banking sector based on our experience in this focal and vital sector.”
He added: “It was also to achieve and activate the bank’s strategy to expand and be present in the banking arena in Saudi Arabia to offer local and global banking services and to achieve the desired goals. And all thanks to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the strong economic performance.”
Minister of Finance Mohammed Al-Jadaan and Governor of Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) Ahmed Abdulkarim Al-kholifey visited the bank’s pavilion at the conference.
They congratulated Abduljawad for obtaining the approval for three new branches in the Kingdom.
They acknowledged the bank’s contribution to the economic growth of the banking sector through its professional services to all customers.


Danube Group re-launches Filmfare Middle East Magazine in Dubai

Updated 23 April 2018
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Danube Group re-launches Filmfare Middle East Magazine in Dubai

DUBAI: UAE’s largest diversified conglomerate, the Danube Group has made a grand entry into the dynamic media industry with the re-launch of film and celebrity magazine ‘Filmfare Middle East’ on 30th March 2018 at Raj Mahal Theatre, Bollywood Parks, Dubai.
The glittering event had an air of class, luxury, panache and some truly spectacular moments with the reigning super stars from Indian and Pakistani cinema, such as Deepika Padukone, Karan Johar, Fawad Khan, Mehwish Hayat, Manish Malhotra, Jackie Shroff, Dia Mirza along with Founder and Chairman of Danube Group Mr. Rizwan Sajan and the crème de la crème of Dubai.
Singers like Armaan Malik, Aman Malik, Usha Uthup and Bappi Lahiri raised the tempo of the evening by hitting on the high notes, while performing live in their own style enthralling crowds.
Knocking everyone socks off, the truly talented Bharti Singh got the crowds to laugh out loud. A tribute to the veteran actor Sri Devi was one of the highlights of the evening followed by numerous felicitations of the leading stars.
The fearless, hugely talented and truly stunning Deepika Padukone unveiled the cover of the magazine at the event. The stars showed bedazzled the red-carpet as fans and eager autograph hunters gathered hours in advance hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite actors.
The proud owner Mr. Rizwan Sajan said: “Filmfare Middle East is a cult brand and it was my dream to revive this brand. We started this venture because we believed that this magazine holds an essence for the cinema and a huge readership among its target audience. We’re grateful to our readers and advertisers for their loyal support. Hope, the magazine will keep the same old spirit.”
He further added: “I would like to personally thank each star for taking out time from their busy schedule. Additionally, kudos to my whole team to leave no stone unturned for this fabulous event.”
The new avatar of the magazine will be catering predominantly to the large Asian expatriate population in the UAE and the GCC, as well as a significant Arab population who love their cinema and celebrities.
Danube Group traces its origin through Danube Building Materials. Established in 1993, the company provides more than 25,000 products in stock and in-house value added services in all of its multiple set of showrooms across the Middle East region and India.