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Al Ansari Exchange named the ‘Preferred Remittance Centre of the Year’ ….

Al Ansari Exchange named the ‘Preferred Remittance Centre of the Year’ for a third consecutive time at The Filipino Times Awards 2017

Prestigious award given in recognition of company’s excellent service and commitment to Filipino expat community in UAE

UAE, August 14, 2017 –Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has once again been named as the ‘Preferred Remittance Centre of the Year’ in this year’s edition of The Filipino Times (TFT)Awards. The distinction, which the company has won for three consecutive years now, was given in recognition of Al Ansari Exchange’s provision of excellent service and key commitment and support for the Filipino expatriate community in the UAE.Husam Mahmoud, Marketing Manager,Al Ansari Exchange received the award during the gala awards night held recently at the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai.

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Al Ansari Exchange commits AED 10 million to Dubai Cares

Al Ansari Exchange commits AED 10 million to Dubai Cares

The company’s renewed commitment is in line with the UAE’s ‘Year of Giving 2017’ and follows an initial pledge made in March 2017

UAE, June 21, 2017 – Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has committed AED 10 million to Dubai Cares in line with the recently announced UAE’s ‘Year of Giving 2017’.

Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager, Al Ansari Exchange, said: “It is a momentous occasion to witness the growth of Dubai Cares as one of the world’s leading philanthropic organizations, working towards providing equal opportunities for girls and boys to access quality education. Since Dubai Cares’ inception, Al Ansari Exchange has been one of its key partners supporting the organization in its effort to reach out to as many children and young people as possible and help impact their lives as well as that of their families and communities.”

“We remain committed to supporting Dubai Cares in its coming chapter as per the announcement of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai on the occasion of Dubai Cares’ tenth anniversary. This huge humanitarian initiative, which began more than a decade ago, has achieved remarkable milestones, driven by our confidence and keenness to continue to provide financial assistance to charitable and philanthropic organizations,” concluded Al Ansari.

Al Ansari Exchange has been a key supporter of Dubai Cares since its launch, previously contributing AED 10 million towards providing quality education to tens of thousands of children in India, Pakistan and the Philippines.

Commenting on the partnership, His Excellency Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares said: “As we close a chapter full of achievements that have been beyond our expectations and as we look forward to accomplishing even more in the next 10 years, we are proud to have on our side long-standing partners such as Al Ansari Exchange. This support by one of country’s leading exchange companies is evidence of the growing emphasis that is being laid on corporate social responsibility, particularly during the Year of Giving 2017. Such support will help us reach out to many more children and young people in developing countries that have limited or no access to quality education and help transform their lives and that of future generations.”

Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashed Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, is a UAE-based global philanthropic organization working towards providing children and young people in developing countries access to quality education through the design and funding of programs that aim to be integrated, impactful, sustainable and scalable.

 

Al Ansari Exchange donates AED 250,000 for ‘For Your Sake, Somalia’ campaign

Al Ansari Exchange donates AED 250,000 for ‘For Your Sake, Somalia’ campaign

UAE, May 09, 2017 – Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has donated AED 250,000 towards ‘For Your Sake, Somalia’ campaign through the Red Crescent Society of the UAE. In line with the directives of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, the noble initiative aims to provide emergency aid for the Somali people who have been badly affected by famine.

Mohamed Ali Al Ansari, Chairman and Managing Director, Al Ansari Exchange, said: “Somalia is in the midst of a massive drought which is the third incidence in the last 25 years, leaving more than 6.2 million people without food and water. The last famine in 2011 took a toll of 260,000 lives. We are hopeful that our contribution will support in providing clean food and water along with essential medicines to people in the drought-affected regions.

Al Ansari Exchange donates AED 325,000 for Dubai Autism Center

 

Al Ansari Exchange donates AED 325,000 for Dubai Autism Center

Latest contribution towards funding Speech Lab equipment upholds spirit of the ‘Year of Giving’
UAE, April 01, 2017 – Expressing its solidarity towards 2017 as the ‘Year of Giving,’ Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has pledged to donate AED 325,000 to Dubai Autism Center towards funding a new Speech Lab equipment. The donation will facilitate the construction of the modern laboratory that is part of the Speech and Communication Unit of the charitable organization established to support children with autism and their families.

The new Speech Lab at the Dubai Autism Center will be equipped with the state-of-the-art clinical applications of high technology to effectively and efficiently identify and deal with different aspects of speech and language pathology, disorders, assessment, diagnosis and therapy.

Rashed Al Ansari, General Manager, Al Ansari Exchange, said: “Al Ansari Exchange continues to support various local and international philanthropic organizations in their bid to help people with special needs and underprivileged members of the community. Dubai Autism Center is doing an exceptional job not only by rehabilitating autistic children to integrate them in the society but also creating social awareness about the syndrome. We are hopeful that the new Speech Lab will help children with autism learn how to communicate more effectively.

“We are thankful to Al Ansari Exchange for making a generous donation towards the construction of the Speech Lab at Dubai Autism Center. The laboratory will be helpful in more accurate assessment and diagnosis of children with autism with new equipment and technologies. We will bring in a complete range of speech instrumentation which will enable objective assessment of voice disorders as well as used in various therapies to provide visual feedback and reinforcement to the patient,” concluded Mohammed Al Emadi, Director General and Board Member, Dubai Autism Center

Al Ansari Exchange honored at 9th Cycle of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award

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Al Ansari Exchange honored at 9th Cycle of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award
UAE, February 23, 2017 – Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has been recognized at the 9th Cycle of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award, a member of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives Foundation (MBRGIF), held at Madinat Jumeirah Arena in Dubai. The company was conferred with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award (MRM) for creating highly competitive business environment that promotes trade, business development, and job creation, contributing towards sustainable growth of the GCC economies. Mohammed Ali Al Ansari, Chairman and Managing Director, Al Ansari Exchange, received the award.

Mohammed Ali Al Ansari, Chairman and Managing Director, Al Ansari Exchange, said: “We are honored to win the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Excellence Award. This prestigious award recognizes Al Ansari Exchange’s efforts to adopt the best international practices in our business to become a leading player in the financial industry. It will serve as a tremendous motivation for us to continue with our strategies to demonstrate outstanding excellence in the field of money exchange and remittances. I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to our esteemed customers and loyal employees for their valuable contributions to our success and achievements, which will definitely continue in the future.”

Al Ansari Exchange reinforces Emiratization policy with participation at 19th National Career Exhibition

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Al Ansari Exchange reinforces Emiratization policy with participation at 19th National Career Exhibition

Company to offer part- & full-time positions to qualified & skilled UAE Nationals as part of recruitment & training programs
UAE, February 13, 2017 – Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has announced its participation in the 19th edition of the National Career Exhibition taking place from February 15 to 17, 2017 at the Sharjah Expo Centre. Through its presence in the specialized show that integrates national manpower into the UAE’s workforce, the company aims to recruit Emirati graduates for employment at its nationwide branches and offices. Aside from attractive incentives and privileges, Al Ansari Exchange offers a supportive and stimulating work environment that facilitates further professional development and career stability.

The company shared its proficiency in managing the affairs of its Emirati employees and the following up of their requests and needs through a specialized team as part of its commitment to the ‘Emiratization Strategy’ and its support for the various government initiatives aimed at enhancing the participation of locals. It offers functional positions on a full- or part-time basis across its 170 branches in the UAE to interested and qualified Emirati youth.

Al Ansari Exchange has invited UAE Nationals to its pavilion at the National Career Exhibition to enlighten them on available jobs, professional development programs, and various privileges and benefits. Al Ansari Exchange will be developing a comprehensive strategic framework to recruit and train Emirati graduates in line with UAE Vision 2021, which aims to increase the presence of National talents in all economic sectors by creating more job opportunities for them and consequently enhance the competitiveness of the national economy.

“UAE nationals currently constitute 11% of our workforce, some of which have been in the company for more than 9 years. We are proud to be one of the local entities that Emiratis are keen to work for. We are currently working on increasing the number of our national employees at higher organizational levels to increase their job satisfaction and loyalty to the workplace,” said Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager of Al Ansari Exchange.

The company will also empower the UAE nationals by providing them with comprehensive training programs in both English and Arabic languages to enhance their capability and skill sets. Al Ansari Exchange firmly believes in the long-term strategic importance of developing the UAE national workforce in various industries, especially in the money exchange and financial sectors.

Al Ansari Exchange conferred Golden Shield Award by Arab Organization for Social Responsibility

Al Ansari Exchange conferred Golden Shield Award by Arab Organization for Social Responsibility

Company honored for leadership in supporting social & humanitarian causes

UAE, January 25, 2017 – Al Ansari Exchange, the UAE-based foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer company, has received the Golden Shield Award from the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility. The company was recognized during the regional forum of the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility held recently at the Roda Al Bustan – Rotana Hotel in Dubai. The awarding ceremony was attended by a number of senior government officials, decision-makers, and representatives of socially responsible businesses across the Arab world.

Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager of Al Ansari Exchange, received the Golden Shield Award from Pierre Moukarzel, President of the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility. He commended the efforts of the Organization in instilling a culture of social responsibility in the public and private sectors and stimulating the society to engage in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs in order to achieve sustainable development.

Al Ansari said: “The charitable and humanitarian work culture has always been an integral part of the institutional values of Al Ansari Exchange, which is committed to its social and national responsibilities as part of its endeavor to make the world a better place for current and future generations. Among the most prominent causes, we are proud to support various humanitarian, developmental, social and environmental issues and complement our bid to fight poverty, support needy and underprivileged people, and help children worldwide gain access to education, healthcare, and adequate food.”

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“We had the privilege to cooperate with leading organizations from the UAE as well as from the Arab region and around the world throughout our long journey, including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Dubai Cares, Al Jalila Foundation and the UAE Red Crescent, to implement leading humanitarian initiatives. This has contributed to national efforts inspired by H.H. the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s philanthropic approach and reinforced by the current wise leadership, to make this country a leading model in upholding the values of giving, goodness, solidarity and coexistence among people,” added Al Ansari.

He continued: “In culmination of our successive achievements in social responsibility, we recently allocated AED 25 million in line with the declaration of ‘2017 as the Year of Giving’ to embody the directives of our leadership in making the concept of philanthropy a social trend. We aim to make a positive impact through enhancing our contribution in serving the nation and promoting the UAE as a development and humanitarian model regionally and globally in line with UAE Vision 2021.

“We strongly believe in the importance of activating the true partnership between the public and private sectors in order to pave the way for individuals and communities to build a better future. Al Ansari Exchange remains committed to continue its efforts in the field of philanthropy, driven by ambitious CSR programs which will be a mainstay for driving comprehensive and sustainable development,” concluded Al Ansari.