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Emirati Women’s Day: tips for the next generation

The National – 28 August 2016

"The UAE is on a journey towards economic diversification. The nation’s growth relies on the support of a strong financial system and the ongoing development of a competitive, Emirati-led private sector (...). Because of the important role of financial institutions in the development of the country, there has never been a better time to be a part of the banking industry."

May Bumajeed, NBAD's Head of Marketing and Communications

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The National - 04 June 2016

NBAD and FGB merger progresses as boards of directors vote in favour


The National - 04 July 2016

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed says NBAD-FGB merger to ‘create high-value opportunities’

The National - 04 July 2016

NBAD and FGB shares soar in Abu Dhabi after merger agreement

Global Financial Markets Forum

The Global Financial Markets Forum (GFMF) has established itself since 2009 as the premier annual financial markets gathering in the region.

Hosted by NBAD, this prestigious gathering has featured some very high profile speakers such as General Colin Powell, Dr Mohamed El-Erian, Dr Ben Bernanke, Dr Larry Summers, Secretary James Baker, Nicholas Sarkozy, Jean-Claude Trichet, and many more from the Middle East region and internationally.

GFMF has attracted over 1500 delegates each year on an invitation only basis, and continues to grow from strength to strength.

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