Dubai, 23 November 2015: – As part of Mubasher Financial Service’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme, it is pleased to have supported the Dubai Police and Emirates Intellectual Property Association initiative at their recent 5th Regional Conference on Combating Crimes against Intellectual Property across the MENA Region.

The conference was held under the patronage of H.E, Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Al Tamimi, Honorary President of the Association, which took place in Armani Hotel from 16th to 18th November.

As, a result of this support, a recognition trophy was presented to Malek Kanawati, Member of the Board of Directors of Mubasher Financial Services who accepted it on behalf of Eng. Mohamed Al Balaa, Chairman of Mubasher Financial services for providing a valuable and outstanding service to the community.

The trophy was presented by H.E, Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Al Tamimi, the Honorary President of the Association and Major General Dr Abdul Quddus Al Obaidli, Chairman of the Emirates Association for Intellectual Property, Assistant General Commander of Dubai Police.

During the conference, Major General Dr Abdul Quddus Al Obaidli, Chairman of the Emirates Association for Intellectual Property and Assistant General Commander of Dubai Police made a speech which stressed the need to address intellectual property crime through effective partnerships with major local and international institutions in the UAE.  He went on to add that during  the recent UAE innovation Week with Dubai ranked highly in the Global Innovation Index the need to have the necessary structures in place to fight intellectual property crime is a key priority for the government.  

Accepting the trophy, Malek Kanawati, Member of the Board of Directors of Mubasher Financial Services, said:

“As a team, once again it is a great honour to receive such recognition from Dubai police and Emirates Intellectual Property Association as we continue our support of their initiatives in combating intellectual property crime across the MENA region.

As a leading regional financial services firm, we are totally committed to supporting our government’s actions in identifying and defeating online crime in all shapes and forms”.      

Previously, under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum and as part of Emirates Business Ambassadors initiative, Mubasher Financial Services was recognised with the prestigious ‘Ambassador of Financial Markets Award’ for delivering best practice, innovative solutions and excellent client service across its lines of business.