Aafaq Islamic Finance organizes a lecture on the bright future of Emirati women


Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak promotes the slogan “Women are ambitious and shining” for UAE’s fifty-year celebrations

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In line with the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation “Mother of the Nation”, women are encouraged to adopt the slogan “Women Ambitious and Shining for Fifty” in celebration of Emirati Women’s Day for the year 2021.

With thanks to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, “May God protect him”, 2021 is the 50th year of the country. “Aafaq Islamic Finance”, the leading institution in the financial sector that provides financial products and services compliant with the provisions of Islamic Sharia organized a lecture via the “Zoom” application, in which Fatima Bu Haroun, Director of Leadership and Government Capabilities Department in the Executive Council of the Government of Umm Al Quwain, expressed appreciation and respect for every Emirati woman.

Mrs. Fatima Bu Haroun addressed in her speech the reality of women’s empowerment in the United Arab Emirates, her distinguished successes in various governmental and private sectors, and her ability to strike a balance between her multiple roles in life. She reviewed the path of development witnessed by the position of women in the country since its establishment and praised all the institutions that contribute to empowering women, in particular “Aafaq Islamic Finance”.

Rashid Mahboub Al Qubaisi, CEO of Aafaq Islamic Finance, thanked Mrs. Fatima Bu Haroun and praised what she has provided and continues to undertake through the responsibilities she assumes, and said: “In the name of everyone in Aafaq, we extend our highest gratitude to Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, “Mother of The Emirates,” appreciating Her Highness for her generous and lasting care for women, her constant keenness on empowering and leading women in the UAE.”

Yusra Baqi, Senior Vice President, Head of Marketing and Happiness Department at “Aafaq”, expressed her deepest thanks and appreciation to the “Mother of the Emirates”, and appreciation Mrs. Fatima Bu Haroun for the lecture, and said: “Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak commends the limitless ambition of Emirati women and their role in promoting a spirit of optimism for a prosperous and advanced future. And the wise leadership of the state has empowered women like no other country in the world has before. We extend congratulations from every Emirati woman on the occasion of Women’s Day “.

About Aafaq Islamic Finance:

Aafaq Islamic Finance PJSC was established in 2006 and provides a wide range of high-quality Sharia-compliant banking products and services to corporate and retail clients. It stands out to be one of the most independent financing companies in the UAE. Moreover, the company’s strategy focuses on exploring opportunities within different business sectors to achieve the highest levels of happiness for all stakeholders including shareholders, customers, employees, strategic partners and the community.

Aafaq depends on the strength of its strategic partnership with leading institutions in the UAE, such as the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization, Dubai Economy, Emaratech, Trakhees, First Abu Dhabi Bank, and many Tas-heel, Amer and Business centers and others. aafaq provides the customers of these entities with services like E-dirham, Labour Guarantees, Wages Protection System, payment services for Dubai Economy and topping up of Noqodi wallets. In addition, aafaq offers a wide range of financing solutions and smart payment tools for companies and individuals.