ADCB Islamic Banking Celebrates its 2nd EMSA Grand Prize Winner of AED 1,000,000

12 January 2015


Abu Dhabi, 12 Jan 2015: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank's (ADCB) Islamic Banking Division announced today the new winner of its AED 1 million grand prize through its Emirati Millionaire Savings Account (EMSA).

The EMSA is the premier Islamic savings account for UAE nationals. This fully Shari'ah compliant product offers an AED 1 million grand prize to one lucky customer every six months. In celebration of the occasion, ADCB Islamic Banking held a lunch ceremony for the grand prize winner, Saleh Al Shamali, at Al Naeem Mall in Ras Al Khaimah. Surrounded by his close colleagues, friends and family, he said: "My sincere appreciation goes to ADCB Islamic Banking for helping me to adopt the best financial practices in our quest for a better life. The EMSA is a great way to achieve ambitions. I can only encourage individuals to open EMSA to embrace success."

On the occasion, Amr Al Menhali, Head of Islamic Banking at ADCB, said: "Islamic banking is at ADCB's core, providing the scale customers need with the care they require. We understand the unique banking needs of today's consumer, we get to know customers better and help them find ways to achieve their goals. Throughout the year and since the launch of the EMSA we have striven to instil the principles of responsible banking and spread a savings culture across the country to our customers as a mean to achieve their ambitions."

In addition to the grand prize, the EMSA also offers customers a monthly prize of AED 250,000 and a daily prize of AED 10,000. ADCB Islamic Banking customers need to maintain a minimum monthly average balance of AED 5,000 to be eligible for the prize draws. Every extra AED 1,000 saved over this balance gives customers an additional chance to win.