‘wasl 90’ a response to demand for property in prime location
wasl Asset Management Group has signed an agreement with the Canadian University of Dubai (CUD) that will offer an MBA scholarship to one employee a year. The move reinforces the group’s commitment to education and builds on the ‘Day of Education’ initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, which aims to improve and develop education, being a national necessity and an essential part of Vision 2021. CUD has offered one seat per year for wasl employees to enrol and obtain an MBA in a move to encourage knowledge and education. Furthermore, wasl has accepted the offer, always been keen on attracting UAE nationals with world-class education, and in turn further supporting Emiratisation. An official agreement was signed at wasl Headquarters between H.E. Mr. Buti Saeed Al Ghandi, CEO of the Canadian University of Dubai, and Mr.
wasl Asset Management announced the commencement of an intensive summer internship programme for school and university students that started this month. 19 students of different ages will participate in one or two-month internship programmes across the different wasl Asset Management departments including Property Management, Lands, Procurement and Asset Management Services and Solutions. Jassem Al Jasmi, General Manager of Human Resources at wasl Asset Management praised the initiative for its ability to positively influence the future careers of these young minds and said: “Our aim is to help participants better utilise the summer vacation months and to further their knowledge by gaining hands-on experience.
wasl properties will help members of the community break their fast this Ramadan with Iftar tents set up in samari residence in Ras Al Khor and in the Muhaisnah area. This gesture of good will complements a long list of Ramadan initiatives to further support the community during the Holy month. Together, the two areas are home to some 6,000 wasl properties tenants, who along with general public are invited to break their fast at the allocated tents.
The wasl Asset Management Group donated a specially outfitted bus for elderly transport to the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) Elderly Centre. H.E. Eng. Essa Al Hajj Al Maidoor, Director-General of the DHA, received this donation from H.E. Hesham Al Qassim, CEO of wasl Asset Management Group, amidst a celebration held at the Elderly Centre attended by Mr. Abdulla Obaidalla, wasl’s Chief Operations Officer, and Dr Ahmad Kalban, CEO of Primary Healthcare Sector at the DHA. The move comes as part of wasl’s on-going CSR strategy that calls for giving back to the community, especially relevant as the Holy month of Ramadan is approaching – a time marked with charitable initiatives that embrace giving. H.E. Eng. Essa Al Hajj Al Maidoor, Director-General of the DHA, appreciated the goodwill gestures of the UAE’s public and private sectors such as wasl Asset Management Group, that work to deliver services to the community.