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.
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.