As an organisation that places high priority on the health and welfare of its employees, wasl dedicated the month of May to raising awareness of the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and its negative health effects.The initiative coincided with World Anti-Tobacco Day that is observed around the world every year on 31st May.This year’s theme focused on banning tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship. wasl’s initiative included an educational campaign that highlighted the harmful effects of smoking and offered much encouragement and advice on how to start the process of quitting. Informative posters were displayed around the entire wasl building all aimed at encouraging people to give up the habit.The month-long campaign also entailed a lecture by Dr. Ali Al Sherbini, public health consultant who discussed the negative impact of smoking on a person’s overall quality of life and the importance of taking immediate action.
The Dubai Press Club (DPC) is delighted to announce that wasl Asset Management Group has been named as the Platinum Sponsor for the 12th edition of the Arab Media Forum (AMF), held under the patronage of UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and to run from 14th to 15th May at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai.The Forum, themed “Media in Transition”, will see the participation of prominent intellectuals, representatives of media industry, researchers and academics.
More than 144 wasl properties participate
Innovative programme encourages networking and cooperation between wasl’s current and potential future business suppliers
As part of their continuous commitment to support worthy social programs, wasl Asset Management Group visited the Dubai Autism Centre. The wasl team, composed of staff members and senior management, visited children who are part of the exceptional care program provided by the Dubai Autism Center. During the visit to the facility, the wasl team saw the strong art program which facilitates expression of feeling and emotion as a communication through art. With the centre directors, the wasl team chose pieces of the children’s art which will be put on display at wasl headquarters’ meeting rooms. The group viewed student paintings that were made depicting two themes: ‘Dubai – City that Cares’ and ‘Golf – Dubai’s Green Sport’. Two were chosen for their unique perception and now act as focal points for meeting rooms in the group’s Mankhool Headquarters Building that have been renamed after the children in their honour. wasl Meeting Room One, represents ‘Life i