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Sep 1 2014 onwards

1 September 2014 — Bawabaty — DFSA Congratulates UAE Nationals on Completion of Summer Training Programme



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Dubai, UAE, 1 September 2014: The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) last week congratulated Ms Noora Gargash and Mr Sultan Qabeel on their successful completion of the DFSA's Summer Training Programme as part of Bawabaty initiative.

Both received a completion certificate for their achievement working for eight weeks with DFSA's Finance and IT departments respectively.

Mr Ian Johnston, Chief Executive of the DFSA said: "The DFSA is proud to provide developmental programmes that provide financial education within the Emirati community. The DFSA is also committed to providing the time and resources required to create a solid platform for developing young talent in the Emirati community, equipping them with skills and expertise in the financial services industry, particularly in areas of personal finances and work ethic."

"I hope that the two individuals have learned valuable skills through the DFSA's Summer Training Programme that will help them in developing their skill sets and future careers, added Mr Johnston."

Ms Noora Gargash, Finance undergraduate, Zayed University said: "The DFSA is a globally respected and independent regulator with high responsibilities; hence I chose to join its Summer Training Programme to enhance both my professional and personal skills in relation to finance."

Mr Sultan Qabeel, Information Technology undergraduate, HCT Dubai Men's College said: "One of the most things I wanted to achieve is to enrich my knowledge, gain experience and develop my network as those are assets that I need in the future. I believe I have accomplished them greatly here in DFSA with the help of my co-workers and managers."

Mr Waleed Saeed Al Awadhi, Director, Corporate Affairs of the DFSA said: "The DFSA is committed in contributing to the awareness of the Emirati community aligning with the vision of the UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The DFSA launched Bawabaty in March earlier this year and is one of our corporate social responsibility initiatives, that aims to raise awareness of the financial services industry to the UAE National community. Under Bawabaty, meaning 'My Gateway', the Summer Training Programme was developed to allow UAE National undergraduates to have the experience of working at the DFSA."