Emirates NBD celebrates 46th UAE National Day


Staff Report

Dubai: Emirates NBD, one of the leading banking group of the UAE, celebrated the 46th UAE National Day with festivities to unite the country’s diverse community.

Leading up to National Day, the bank has created a creative Snapchat National lens allowing UAE residents to renew their oath. Residents are enable to scan a unique Snapchat code to unlock the lens and select a male or female profile in traditional Emirati attire to personalise their experience.

A unique snapchat code deployed in prominent locations in the UAE including sixty-eight Emirates NBD branches from Mirdif to City Walk and The Dubai Mall.  The lens then allows the users to renew their oath by teleprompting the oath text.

Since its launch about two weeks ago, the Emirates NBD Oath Renewal lens has been scanned over 14,000 times, including by Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Emirates NBD and local community influencers such as news and media anchor Mahira Abdelaziz, athlete Walid Yari and Ali Aljassmii.

The bank also hosted the Emirates NBD Unity Run this week to promote diversity and the social inclusion of people with disabilities (people of determination) in the UAE, and help transform Dubai into a disability-friendly city by 2020.

Commenting on the occasion, Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Emirates NBD said, “Emirates NBD is proud to celebrate the forty-sixth UAE National Day. As a homegrown bank, we have always aligned our business model and corporate values to those of the UAE government, and under the progressive leadership and wise guidance of our founding fathers and rulers, have grown side-by-side with the UAE, to become a global leader and innovator in financial services. We would like to wish all our customers, stakeholders, partners, and the entire community a happy National Day and take the occasion to celebrate the spirit of diversity and unity that binds us all together.”