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Noor Islamic Bank ranked among UAE’s Top 20 Performers by Newsweek (Arabic)

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Sunday, 5 April 2009

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United Arab Emirates

Noor Islamic Bank

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Noor Islamic Bank PJSC announced it has been ranked among the top 20 corporate performers in the UAE for 2008 by Newsweek - Arabic edition, as part of the magazine’s inaugural Award of Excellence Programme.

His Highness Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum Al Maktoum, Director-General of Dubai Department of Information, presented the award to Dr. Ahmed Al Janahi, Deputy Group CEO of Noor Islamic Bank, at a gala award ceremony held on 31 March in Dubai.

Commenting on the award, Hussain Al Qemzi, Group CEO of Noor Islamic Bank said: “As a relatively new bank, our inclusion in the UAE’s top 20 corporate performers is a testament to the Noor team’s capabilities and achievements over the past 12 months. We are honoured to receive Newsweek’s first Excellence Award and remain committed to building on our success and to continue delivering excellence to our clients.”

In the run up to the Award of Excellence Programme, Newsweek’s Arabic edition had conducted an extensive research and study of the top corporates in the UAE. Winners, selected from different sectors including finance, media, airline, education, hospitality, real estate and property, and general trading, were identified based on merit by a team of Newsweek senior correspondents and the Newsweek editorial board.

Noor Islamic Bank has notched up unprecedented success in its first year of operations, receiving prestigious awards and recognitions from global organizations and publications including the International Islamic Finance Forum, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and Islamic Finance News.

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