National Bank of Fujairah secures sponsorship from Malabar Gold & Diamonds for its annual Fujairah Run

NOTNational Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) has secured sponsorship from Malabar Gold & Diamonds for the bank’s annual Fujairah Run for the fourth time, significantly boosting its offering and profile.

Returning for its sixth edition on Saturday November 19, 2022, the race is part of the FNB’s commitment to support the provision of events and facilities that enable active participation in sports and raise awareness of the health benefits that come with it. arise, both in Fujairah and in the United Arab Emirates.

This year’s race will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, and reflects Fujairah’s leadership’s commitment to encouraging residents to adopt active lifestyles in the emirate. With this year’s race expected to see record participation from runners of all ages and fitness levels across the UAE, the event will feature six categories – 3km, 5km, 10km, 11km trail, a team race and a determined race – where all runners will enjoy scenic routes, winding through historic Fujairah and its scenic surroundings.

Shamlal Ahamed, managing director of international operations at Malabar Gold & Diamonds, said the partnership was a great way for the company to promote and inspire the next generation to embrace health and fitness. He commented: “The annual NBF Fujairah Run plays an important role in promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for residents of the UAE. This is in line with our company’s ESG (environmental, social and governance) objectives and is part of our many efforts to make a positive contribution to the community. The event has now become a key part of the UAE sporting calendar, and we are delighted to be able to continue our collaboration with NBF for the fourth time to help continue its success.”

Commenting on the partnership, Vince Cook, CEO of NBF, said: “We are always looking for ways to elevate our annual Fujairah race and gain support from our local community. Now in its fourth year, our partnership with Malabar Gold & Diamonds will not only show our shared commitment to contributing to a healthy and active lifestyle, but will also provide us with the resources to make this our best race yet, both for participants than for spectators. . We are grateful for their continued support.

Registration for the event is open to individuals at Registration closes November 14 or when capacity is full. Participants are encouraged to register early to avoid disappointment.

The 2022 NBF Fujairah Run has secured sponsorship from many other partners, significantly boosting the offering and profile of this year’s run. They include: Fujairah Natural Resources Corporation,, The Box, Allianz Marine, Global Marketing Systems DMCC, Port of Fujairah, Fujairah National Group, Rising Gym, Fujairah Adventures, Maharaj, Fujairah National Driving Institute.


About National Bank of Fujairah PJSC:

Incorporated in 1982, National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) is a full-service corporate bank with strong expertise in corporate and commercial banking, treasury and trade finance, as well as a growing range of personal banking options and Sharia-compliant services. Leveraging its deep banking experience and market knowledge in Fujairah and the UAE, NBF is well placed to build lasting relationships with its clients and help them achieve their business goals.

The main shareholders of NBF are the Government of Fujairah, Easa Saleh Al Gurg LLC and Investment Corporation of Dubai. Rated Baa1/Prime-2 for deposits and A3 for counterparty risk assessment by Moody’s and BBB/A-2 by Standard & Poor’s, both with a stable outlook, the bank is listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange under the symbol “NBF”. It has a branch network of 15 (of which 1 is an electronic banking unit) across the UAE.

About Malabar Gold & Diamonds:

Malabar Gold & Diamonds is the flagship company of the Malabar Group, a leading diversified Indian business conglomerate. Founded in 1993, Malabar Gold & Diamonds today has a strong retail network of over 290 outlets in 10 countries, in addition to multiple offices, design centers, wholesale units and factories. spread across India, the Middle East, the Far East and the United States. With annual sales of $4.1 billion, the company currently ranks 6th among jewelry retailers in the world.

Malabar Gold & Diamonds also offers an online store – offering customers the ability to purchase their favorite jewelry anytime, any day from the comfort of their home.

CSR has been the group’s first commitment since its creation; integrate ESG (Environment, Social & Governance) principles into the core business. The organization’s ESG objectives are periodically reinforced by integrating responsibility and sustainability to remain a socially conscious and responsible organization

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Sarah C. Figueiredo