Dubai, 13 March 2019: Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, today announced the inauguration of its new main branch in Abu Dhabi, located at Wave Tower in the Khalidiya Corniche area.
The branch was officially inaugurated in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Sorour Bin Mohamed Al Nahyan; Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, Chairman of Emirates Islamic and Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Emirates NBD; Salah Amin, CEO of Emirates Islamic; Noura Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the General Women’s Union and other senior bank management and officials.
Commenting on the inauguration, Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Emirates NBD and Chairman of Emirates Islamic, said: “We are delighted to announce the opening of our new branch in Abu Dhabi, which reinforces our commitment to strengthening our presence throughout the country and in the capital. With our expanding network in Abu Dhabi, Emirates Islamic is well-positioned to capitalise on the UAE capital’s status as a financial hub in the wider Middle East region.”
The inauguration of the new branch – which offers Retail, Priority, Business and Corporate Banking services - brings the total number of Emirates Islamic branches in the UAE to 59, with nine branches operational in Abu Dhabi.
Salah Amin, CEO of Emirates Islamic, said: “We are delighted to enhance our capability to support the banking needs of Abu Dhabi-based businesses and individuals. Our expanded network in the capital reflects our strategy of increasing the footprint of Islamic banking across the UAE and become the preferred Islamic bank of the nation.”
Shamma Al Habsi, District Manager, Abu Dhabi branches at Emirates Islamic added, “Our new branch will offer UAE nationals and expatriates living and working in Abu Dhabi a convenient, one-stop solution for all their banking needs. Our expanded footprint of nine branches in Abu Dhabi, the UAE’s capital, reiterates our commitment to providing the best in Islamic banking products and services to our valued customers.”