Emirates NBD sponsors campaign

The campaign was held in Hayat Mall and in several schools in the Saudi capital.
Updated 10 April 2018
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Emirates NBD sponsors campaign

Emirates NBD — KSA recently sponsored an awareness campaign on oral and dental health organized by the College of Dentistry of the King Saud University in Riyadh.
The initiative is part of Emirates NBD — KSA’s strong record in corporate social responsibility programs and community service.
The campaign was held in Hayat Mall and in several schools in the Saudi capital.
It was organized under the supervision of the Community Dental Health Division under the slogan “Together for a Beautiful Smile.”
The bank’s sponsorship of the awareness campaign is part of its aim to “serve the community and contribute toward human development.”
Dr. Ahmed Al-Qahtani, dean of the College of Dentistry, presented a trophy to the bank to express the college’s appreciation for the support received from Emirates NBD.
“Emirates NBD is keen to participate in events that serve the community and raise the level of health awareness among citizens,” said Loai Abdul Jawad, CEO of Emirates NBD in Saudi Arabia. “We were pleased to participate in this awareness campaign organized by the College of Dentistry students at the King Saud University, which provides education that reinforces the integration between academic institutions and the community around them,” he added.
Emirates NBD — Saudi Arabia is the first foreign bank to obtain a license to operate in Saudi Arabia and will open three new branches in Riyadh, Jeddah and Alkhobar this year.


Saudi port ‘most advanced’

Updated 21 April 2018
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Saudi port ‘most advanced’

King Abdullah Port has concluded its participation in the Global Infrastructure Congress by winning an award for the most advanced port. The award was presented during the closing ceremony of the conference, which was recently held at the Grand Hyatt Dubai hotel. The event was held under the patronage of UAE’s Minister of Infrastructure Development Abdullah B. Al-Nuaimi, and in partnership with the Federal Transport Authority — Land and Maritime and the Sheikh Zayed Housing Program.
Rayan Qutub, CEO of King Abdullah Port, said: “The award represents a culmination of the port’s efforts in realizing Vision 2030 as a key player in the maritime shipping and logistics sector.” He extended his thanks and appreciation to Al-Nuaimi for “the valuable award, which reflects the status the port has reached after only five years of operation.”
The award came in recognition of the port’s efforts in innovating new, distinguished practices in the port sector, in addition to providing world-class ideas, initiatives and projects that contribute to empowering and delivering sustainable and ready-to-use infrastructure solutions. It was announced that King Abdullah Port had won among more than 100 participants.
King Abdullah Port also participated in the Port and Marine Infrastructure Forum, which was attended by representatives from ministries, port authorities, private sector developers, and industry actors. Qutub delivered a detailed presentation on the port’s latest developments in regards to infrastructure and operations during a session titled “Global Perspectives and Best Practices.”
As of the end of 2017, King Abdullah Port has become the second-largest port in the Kingdom in terms of container handling, and it was recently ranked the eighth fastest-growing port in the world in 2017, according to Alphaliner, the global leader in analyzing maritime transport data, port capabilities and the future of vessels and shipping route development.