Two lucky UAE nationals to drive home in Tesla cars thanks to Emirates Islamic’s Kunooz savings account

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Farid Al Mulla, Deputy Head of Consumer Banking and Wealth Management at Emirates Islamic

Dubai: Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, has announced the lucky winners of its Kunooz savings account promotion for November 2020. UAE nationals, Ala Mohamed Saleh Abdalla and Jasim Hussain Ahmed Abuseem Alali were each rewarded with a brand-new Tesla car. 

Commenting on her win, Ala Mohamed Saleh Abdalla said: “I have held a Kunooz Savings Account for 7 years, and I am overjoyed to win this luxurious car. When one of the bank’s representatives called me to say I had won a Tesla, I could not believe it and thought it was a prank. After reconfirming, it feel extremely rewarding and fulfilling. Thank you to Emirates Islamic.”

Farid Al Mulla, Deputy Head of Consumer Banking and Wealth Management at Emirates Islamic, said: “I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the two lucky winners of the Kunooz savings account promotion draw for November 2020. Our award-winning Kunooz savings account has been an amazing success, attracting interest from both new and existing UAE nationals. As the preferred bank for UAE nationals, we are delighted to provide our customers a great opportunity to increase their savings and fulfill their financial aspirations, while offering them a series of life-changing rewards and incentives.”

Voted Best Banking Product by Global Banking & Finance Review in 2018, Emirates Islamic’s Kunooz savings account is the bank’s flagship account that offers new and existing customers a chance to win grand prizes of AED 1 million every quarter or a Tesla car every month for every AED 5,000 maintained monthly in their account. Additionally, customers have a chance to win weekly cash prizes worth AED 50,000 each for every AED 1,000 maintained daily in their account.

About Emirates Islamic:

Emirates Islamic (DFM: EIB), part of Emirates NBD Group, is one of the fastest growing banks in the UAE. Established in 2004 as Emirates Islamic Bank, the bank has established itself as a major player in the highly competitive financial services sector in the UAE.

Emirates Islamic offers a comprehensive range of Shari’a-compliant products and services across the Personal, Business and Corporate banking spectrum with a network of 58 branches and 210 ATMs/CDMs across the UAE. In the fast-growing area of online and mobile banking, the bank is an innovator, being the first Islamic bank in the UAE to launch a mobile banking app and offer Apple Pay, as well as being the first Islamic bank in the world to launch Chat Banking services for customers via WhatsApp.

Emirates Islamic received a number of international and regional awards in 2019, in recognition of its focus on customer excellence, robust performance, and innovation in Islamic banking. The bank was recognised as ‘Best Islamic Bank, UAE’ at the World Finance Awards 2019; ‘Best Islamic Bank’ at the Global Islamic Finance Awards 2019; ‘SME Bank of the Year’ by Enterprise Agility Awards; and ‘Most Innovative Islamic Bank’ by Islamic Finance News magazine. As an Emiratisation champion in the banking sector, Emirates Islamic was the recipient of the ‘Human Resources Development’ award by Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS).

 Emirates Islamic was also awarded ‘Most Innovative Islamic Retail Bank in the UAE’ and ‘Excellence in Digital Banking’ at the 5th Islamic Retail Banking Awards 2019; ‘Best Retail Bank’ and ‘Best Digital Banking Proposition’ by Islamic Business & Finance Magazine; and ‘Best Banking Product’ (Kunooz) by Global Banking & Finance Review. The Bank was recognised for ‘Most Improved Website’ at the 2018 Service Olympian Awards.

As part of its commitment to the UAE community, the Emirates Islamic Charity Fund provides financial aid to those in need, with a focus on food, shelter, health, education and social welfare contributions.