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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.”
Qatar, Turkey widen ties
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-12-20
The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, on an official visit to Turkey, said in Ankara yesterday that relations between both countries were strategic and historic and...
UAE stands out among GCC peers: Barclays
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-12-20
The UAE stands out among its GCC peers as best equipped to cope with potentially prolonged weakness in oil prices given its diversified economy and solid buffers, Barclays said....
EPA, KNPC teams trying to contain 800-meter-long oil spill at Abdullah Port - Al-Enezi
Source : Kuwait News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-20
Emergency teams from the Environment Public Authority (EPA) and Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) were Friday placing special hurdles to contain an 800-meter-long, three-meter-wide oil spill at Abdullah Port shore....
Iran delivers over 1Bln liters of jet fuel to airlines in 9 months
Source : Islamic Republic News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-20
Volume of jet fuel delivered to Iranian and foreign airlines during the past 9 months in Iran was more than one billion liters, head of Head Office for Fueling Airlines,...
GCC chambers to honor inventors
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-12-20
Under the patronage of Abdul Latif Al-Zayani, secretary general of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Federation of GCC Chambers will be organizing the closing ceremony of the 2nd Gulf campaign...
Gulf braces for tough times as vital oil revenues fall
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-12-20
Gulf countries are bracing for tough times as vital oil revenues fall and after they missed a golden opportunity to diversify their economies in a decade of unprecedented windfalls, analysts...
Riyadh Metro opens career routes to Saudi graduates
Source : Arab News  
Date : 2014-12-20
The multibillion-riyal Riyadh metro project has already seen hundreds of Saudi graduates employed and trained, said Riyadh Gov. Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz....
Saudi, UAE consumers trust supermarkets, banks more
Source : Khaleej Times  
Date : 2014-12-20
The level of consumer trust in Saudi Arabia and the UAE for insurers is just 52 per cent, compared to 73 per cent for supermarkets, 71 per cent for banks...
Oil rebounds from 5-year low as Saudi minister’s comments add volatility
Source : Gulf Times  
Date : 2014-12-20
Crude prices in London and New York rebounded from the lowest closing levels since May 2009 as comments from Saudi Arabia’s oil minister on Thursday added to the most volatile...
Qatari leaders attend National Day parade
Source : The Peninsula  
Date : 2014-12-19
Patriotic fervour was at its zenith as the Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and the Father Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani walked...
Kuwait accepts reparations request
Source : Saudi Gazette  
Date : 2014-12-19
Kuwait said it accepted an Iraqi request related to reparations imposed by the UN Security Council over its 1990 invasion of Kuwait, state news agency KUNA said on Thursday, ahead...
No taxes, no salary cuts, no reduction in benefits: Kuwait govt
Source : Kuwait Times  
Date : 2014-12-19
State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah said yesterday that the government has no plans to impose taxes or cut wages and reduce benefits for Kuwaiti employees....
UAE delegation participates in Lima Climate Change Conference
Source : Emirates News Agency-WAM  
Date : 2014-12-19
A high-level delegation from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), led by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, participated in the 20th session of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...
New Health care plan: Bahrain Health Minister
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-12-19
Bahrain is planning a major rethink of its health care policies to meet potential challenges amid a rapidly changing population....
Kurdish officials seek better ties with Tehran, Baghdad
Source : Islamic Republic News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-19
Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani said in a statement a new oil deal between Arbil and Baghdad would not impact the Kurdistan Regional Government's ties with Turkey, or its growing partnership...
New service launched by Zain Bahrain
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-12-19
Zain Bahrain has launched a complimentary "Anti-Abusive Words" SMS service that blocks abusive messages from being sent to a child's mobile phone....
Yemen, Belgium discuss enhancing bilateral cooperation
Source : Yemen News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-19
Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Dr. Mohamed al-Maitami discussed here on Thursday with the non-resident Belgian ambassador to Yemen Gert Creel enhancing the bilateral cooperation between the two friendly...
Bahraini firms eyeing major push in Africa
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-12-19
Africa's attractiveness as an investment destination continues to grow in recognition, a leading investment expert has said....
Pakistan, Iran agree to revoke penalty clause: paper
Source : Islamic Republic News Agency  
Date : 2014-12-19
Pakistan and Iran have agreed to revoke penalty clause of the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project for the time being, as both the countries decided to complete the project soon...
Bahrain-Oman may mull debt issuance
Source : Gulf Daily News  
Date : 2014-12-19
Bahrain and Oman are likely to finance any increase in fiscal deficits next year through sovereign debt issuance, according to Moody's Investors Service....
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