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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.”
 
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