Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi presents Emirati leadership award to FGB employee

February 20, 2014 3:07 pm

First Gulf Bank (FGB) employee Lubna Al Sayegh was presented with an Emirati Women’s Leadership Award by HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, at Sharjah’s National Career Exhibition today.

Lubna Al Sayegh, Head of the Wholesale Credit Administration Department at FGB, was honoured to meet HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi and delighted to have been presented with such a prestigious award which recognises her business achievements and leadership skills.

HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi also visited FGB’s stand and was greeted by Abdulrahman Saqr, Senior Vice President of HR and Head of Emiratisation at FGB, who explained the bank’s Emiratisation programmes and achievements to date.

FGB, one of the major leading banks in the UAE, is attending the 16th National Career Exhibition, which is being held at the Expo Centre Sharjah until Friday 21st February, as part of its ongoing Emiratisation strategy and vision to develop a new generation of talented Emirati professionals.

During the event, bank representatives are discussing FGB’s range of UAE national training programmes and Emiratisation initiatives with visitors and conducting screening interviews for several vacancies available across its departments and training programmes.

FGB has launched a range of programmes specifically designed to enhance the professional skills of UAE nationals and prepare them for roles in the banking and financial sectors. These include the 18-month Nujoom Management scheme, currently in its third phase, which has been developed to train and qualify fresh graduates to take on managerial positions. FGB also offers its Al Manara and Qudurati schemes, which aid in the ongoing development of the bank’s existing Emirati employees.

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