Al Ain International Showjumping Championship World Cup Qualifier 2012
SUPPORTING GOVERNMENT PARTNER
The Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) has been established on 9th of April 2006 by H.H Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The Board of ADSC is composed of H.H Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan as Chairman of the board, H.H Sheikh Saeed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan as Deputy Chairman, and the representatives of Al Ain, Al Wahda, al Jazira, Baniyas and Al Dhafrah Football Clubs as members of the board of ADSC.
The objective of establishing the ADSC is to organize the work and performance of sport institutions in the emirate of Abu Dhabi by setting the proper strategy, plans, rules and regulations to develop the sport sector according to the best international practices. Another objective is to host and organize world class sporting events in order to reflect the good image and reputation of the emirate of Abu Dhabi as a highly distinguished international sporting destination.
The Swiss watchmaker Longines is proud to be the official timekeeper and partner of the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League. Longines can boast of a long tradition of sports timing which dates back to 1878. The brand has opted to support equestrian sport because it combines strength, endurance, technique, precision and elegance, values that the brand holds dear.
Based in Saint-Imier in Switzerland since 1832, Longines can look back on 180 years of non-stop craftsmanship, as well as a solid heritage as timekeeper for world championships in various sports and collaborator with different international sports federations. Known for the elegance of its timepieces, Longines is a member of the Swatch Group Ltd, the World's leading manufacturer of horological products.
Union National Bank (UNB) is a public joint stock company incorporated under the laws of the United Arab Emirates in 1982. UNB is the only bank in the UAE with significant shareholdings by the Governments of both Abu Dhabi (50%) and Dubai (10%). The remaining 40% of the shares are publicly held. The shares of UNB are listed on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.
UNB operates through a wide network of branches and ATMs throughout the UAE. UNB has extended its reach to Egypt through a successful acquisition of the erstwhile ACMB and currently operates in the country as UNB Egypt through a number of banking centres. It has ventured into Doha with a branch at the Qatar Financial Centre and has also opened a representative office in Shanghai China, being the first bank from the region to do so. In 2011, UNB also received a license to operate in Kuwait.
UNB has two other subsidiaries. Union Brokerage Company (UBC) provides brokerage services for clients at the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, Dubai Financial Market. Al Wifaq Finance Company (AWFC) offers Shari'a compliant products and services to the growing Islamic banking market.
To find out more about Union National Bank and its products & services, log on to www.unb.com, call 600-566-665 or visit a conveniently located branch in your vicinity.