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FGB awards prizes to credit card winners   

Khaleej Times - 19 January, 2013

First Gulf Bank (FGB), the major leading UAE financial institution, has handed over the grand prizes to the winners of its Abu Dhabi Credit Card’s annual draw.

Haresh Kumar received the keys to a luxurious two-bedroom sea view apartment in Ocean Terrace on Al Reem Island, while Karim Nakhle and Salim Akhtar drove off in brand new Audi R8 Quattro and Q5 luxury cars respectively.

Girish Advani, FGB’s Head of Credit Cards Business, said: “It’s important that a bank acknowledges and rewards customer loyalty. Our Abu Dhabi Credit Card scheme helps to reinforce the value that FGB’s cards bring to their customers, both in terms of the benefits of the cards as well as the potential to win large prizes.”
African Union hails Qatar's mediation efforts in Darfur
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
Qatar seeks to broker peace talks between the different parties in the Darfur region, and also works to achieve development there through mediation, which had culminated in the Doha Document...
Call to end 'monopoly' by government companies
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
A number of citizens and experts have criticised the way in which some government companies "dominate" the market and enjoy "monopoly", local Arabic daily Arrayah has reported....
ISIL selling Syrian oil at low price to Iraqis
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-07-22
The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is selling oil and liquid gas products extracted from fields under its control in Syria to Iraqi businessmen across the border,...
Oman Ministry: 'Eco clearance system will be made simpler'
Source : Times of Oman  
Date : 2014-07-22
The number of environmental licences issued in 2013 declined as many projects were shifted from towns to other adopted industrial zones, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs Mohammed bin Salim...
Challenges of Iraqi turmoil
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-22
The Iraqi turmoil has intensified geopolitical worries as ISIS poses a major threat to any sign of normalcy in the region....
The end of land grabs?
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-07-22
According to Saudi press reports, the Ministry of Justice has uncovered false land deeds for large swaths of land in Riyadh and other provinces. In Riyadh alone, the total area...
Ooredoo offers free calls to Gaza
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-07-22
Ooredoo yesterday announced that all mobile calls to Palestine will be free for the next week, in an effort to help people connect with friends and family during the humanitarian...
NBB reports BD 28.74 m profits in the first half, up by 7.4%
Source : Bahrain News Agency  
Date : 2014-07-22
The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) recorded a Net Profit of BD 28.74 million (US$ 76.44 million) for the six months ended 30 June 2014 compared to BD 26.77...
Probe the MH17 disaster
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
As experts arrive to probe into the Malaysian airliner disaster, the spotlight is on Vladimir Putin....
Abu Dhabi tourism industry to boost ties with Australia
Source : Gulf Today  
Date : 2014-07-22
Abu Dhabi's tourism industry is heading for Australia later this month for a three-destination road-show aimed at capitalising on growing awareness in, and business from, 'Down Under'....
Cash-flush Gulf banks grab top spots in region's loan market
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-07-22
Cash-rich Gulf banks are grabbing a growing share of the region's loan market as they cut fees and ease terms, elbowing aside some of the foreign banks which used to...
Oman oil price at $ 104.54
Source : Oman Daily Observer  
Date : 2014-07-22
Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME) said that Oman oil price (September delivery) has reached $ 104.54....
Iran welcomes foreign investment in South Azadegan oilfield
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
Iran welcomes foreign investment in the development of its South Azadegan oilfield, the managing director of the Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC) of Iran said on Monday....
Iran-EU trade hits €2.8b in 2014: Eurostat
Source : Tehran Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
Trade between Iran and the European Union amounted to €2.8 billion in the first five months of 2014, a 5 percent increase compared to the same period in 2013, according...
UAE bourses rebound amid more Arabtec turmoil; Qatar, Egypt slip
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates rebounded yesterday from a sharp drop in the previous session, although Dubai remained extremely volatile because of swings in construction firm Arabtec. Bourses...
International Islamic H1 profit up 10% to QR402mn
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
Registering growth in all portfolios of its core business, International Islamic posted a half yearly net profit of QR402mn, up 10% on H1, 2013....
Qatar sales for BMW, MINI surge by 13%
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
Countrywide car sales for BMW and MINI have continued to climb with a 13% increase for both brands recorded in the first half of the year, Alfardan Automobiles said....
Sharjah Islamic Bank first-half 
net profit 
rises 50%
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
Sharjah Islamic Bank, or SIB, on Monday declared a 50 per cent rise in its net profit that reached Dh202.1 million for the first half of the year, compared to...
National Bank of Fujairah H1 profit surges 30% to Dh183.5million
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
National Bank of Fujairah, or NBF, on Monday said its net profit jumped more than 30 per cent to Dh239.5 million for the first half of the year compared to...
Al Futtaim Engineering wins Fewa deal
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-07-22
Al Futtaim Engineering’s Facilities Management division has won a multi-million dirham contract from the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (Fewa) for annual maintenance of its HVAC units....
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