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NBF’s Platinum Exclusive Credit Card was named ‘All-rounder Credit Card of the Year’ at the YallaCompare Banking Awards H1 2017

Win affirms bank’s commitment to providing best-in-class banking products and services

National Bank of Fujairah (NBF) PJSC announced today that its Platinum Exclusive Card has been rewarded the “All-Rounder Credit Card of the Year” title by the clients of YallaCompare in their Banking Awards H1 2017. The award recognises NBF’s efforts in providing unique banking services that meet customers’ needs. The NBF team recently received the accolade from the YallaCompare team who visited the bank’s head office.

Organised by one of the leading Middle East finance websites, the YallaCompare Banking Awards H1 2017 singles out the most desired financial products among UAE resident customers. The different service providers undergo a thorough voting process with more than 3,500 respondents participating in this survey, making it one of the most credible recognitions in the banking sector. This is then cross-referenced with the results of deep dive site analytics performed by a team of experts looking at organic page views and searches with regard to specific products.

The win recognises NBF’s Platinum Exclusive Credit Card as the outstanding feature packed card in its class. It also highlights the bank’s retail segment as offering the most competitive and compelling suite of products, taking into account customers’ needs for conventional or Shari’a-compliant services. This demonstrates the bank’s unwavering commitment to creating value for its customers.

Commenting on this win, NBF’s CEO Vince Cook said: “We are honoured to be recognised by the independent customers of one of the leading financial websites in the region; it reiterates the positive feedback we receive from our own client base. Expanding our suite of client-centric solutions is crucial to the success of those we serve and of the bank. Moving forward, we will continue to focus onenhancing our product offerings and services to generate value for our customers and in order to meet and exceed their expectations.”

NBF’s Head of Retail Banking Sharif Mohamed Rafei said “NBF’s Platinum Exclusive Card offers unmatched benefits for cardholders with up to 2% cashback on all transactions without any restriction on the maximum amount you can earn;easy payment up to 12 months with 0% percent   interest rate instalment plans for up to three months on all purchases; VIP access to airport lounges globally in addition to many other privileges all in one card.  At NBF, we pride ourselves of being best-in-class because our busy and valued customers deserve no less.” 

About National Bank of Fujairah PJSC:

Incorporated in 1982, National Bank of Fujairah PJSC (NBF) is a full services corporate bank with strong corporate and commercial banking, treasury and trade finance expertise as well as an expanding suite of personal banking options and Shari’a compliant services. Leveraging its deep banking experience and market insight within Fujairah and the UAE, NBF is well-positioned to build lasting relationships with its clients and help them achieve their business goals.

NBF's key shareholders include 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 Securities Exchange under the symbol "NBF". It has a branch network of 16 across the UAE.

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