• Letter of Intent signed at Dubai FinTech Summit 2023 by Arif Amiri CEO of DIFC Authority and Abdulla Qassem, Group Chief Working Officer, Emirates NBD
• Collaboration intends to give attention to supporting the Dubai Financial Agenda to consolidate its place among the many prime three international cities and double the scale of Dubai’s financial system by 2033
• Strategic settlement will reinforce Emirates NBD’s dedication to speed up innovation, expertise and entrepreneurial progress
Emirates NBD, a number one banking group within the MENAT (Center East, North Africa and Türkiye) area and the Dubai Worldwide Monetary Centre (DIFC), the main international monetary centre within the Center East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) area, have signed a Letter of Intent, which is able to purpose to drive the way forward for finance, innovation, expertise and entrepreneurial progress within the area, thus contributing to Dubai’s GDP progress ambitions.
The Letter of Intent was signed on the Dubai FinTech Summit 2023, by Arif Amiri CEO of DIFC Authority and Abdulla Qassem, Group Chief Working Officer, Emirates NBD, within the presence of EXCO members and senior management from Emirates NBD, together with key companions.
When in impact, the settlement will purpose at bringing collectively Emirates NBD, one of many area’s largest banks and chief in digital banking innovation, with DIFC, the main international monetary centre in MEASA, which is house to the biggest cluster of FinTech and innovation hubs. The joint initiative plans to foster nationwide expertise, enhance innovation and entrepreneurial progress and construct Emirates NBD’s total international popularity within the areas of FinTech and ESG, with the top objective of boosting the nation’s international standing as a key international funding hub.
By means of this collaboration, the DIFC goals to assist Emirates NBD’s priorities by means of numerous ongoing initiatives together with the DIFC FinTech Launchpad, DIFC Digital Hub and DIFC Occasions agenda – every offering a platform for the financial institution to additional discover and develop FinTech and ESG improvements and partnerships.
Abdulla Qassem, Group Chief Working Officer, Emirates NBD stated: “As a number one native financial institution, Emirates NBD is dedicated to financing the true financial system of the UAE and contributing to the long-term financial progress and growth of the area. Emirates NBD has had a long-standing relationship with the DIFC and it’s our joint endeavor to take Dubai to new heights reworking it into a world financial superhub.”
He added, “Supported by the DIFC, we’re assured that we’ll proceed to spice up innovation and drive stronger partnerships to supply extra ecosystem-driven options to prospects.”
Additionally commenting on the announcement, Arif Amiri CEO of DIFC Authority stated: “DIFC is dedicated to supporting Dubai Financial Agenda D33 to remodel the town into one of many prime three international enterprise hubs. Collaborating with Emirates NBD, we consider within the energy of collective effort to drive transformative change in the way forward for monetary providers. As a number one international monetary centre within the area, a big contributor to Dubai’s GDP and a key employment creator, we’re devoted to offering sources and platforms for Emirates NBD to thrive. Collectively, we are going to form the way forward for finance and construct a stronger, extra resilient financial system for the area and the world.”
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