Sunday, November 28, 2010

200 New Born babies in Al Ain start saving with National Bonds from day one

Al Ain, 28th October 2010: Expectant mothers in Al Ain can expect double
the joy this month, thanks to the extension of National Bonds’ “Welcome to the
World” campaign to Tawam Hospital.

As part of the ongoing “Welcome to the World” initiative under National Bonds
Corporation PJSC’s corporate social responsibility program, any mother delivering
babies at the hospital during November received a welcome pack that included
National Bonds saving certificates of AED 100 each, a National Bonds baby book
to record their child’s memorable moments, a saving calculator guide to help
them understand the importance of saving for their child’s future at an early age,
a gift hamper and a Baby Shop discount gift voucher.

National Bonds Corporation PJSC, the leading Sharia’a compliant saving scheme,
launched the “Welcome to the World” initiative for new born babies earlier
this summer in Al Wasl Hospital in Dubai. The success of the initiative has
encouraged the company to expand its efforts further as it strives to nurture
a savings culture within the UAE by targeting young children in order to build
strong sense of financial responsibility for generations to come.

A National Bonds kiosk was placed at the hospital during the month-long
campaign to enlighten parents about the importance of saving for the future of
their small ones.

Mr. Mohammed Qasim Al Ali, Chief Executive Officer of National Bonds
Corporation PJSC, said: “We are delighted to continue our “Welcome to the
World” initiative for new born babies with the Tawam Hospital in Al Ain.
The initiative has already touched the lives of approximately 600 families in
Dubai and we are glad to continue this legacy and to play an integral role in
encouraging parents to save for their babies at an early age. Regular savings are
vital in providing a better future for our children and by extending this initiative,
we hope to continue spreading our message to families across the UAE and all
over the region.”

The new born babies will also enjoy the opportunity to be a part of the biggest
draw in the region, with 22,250 prizes given out to bondholders every month
including a monthly reward of one million dirhams. Bondholders will also be
automatically entitled to Takaful life coverage (without any additional fees) from
the age of 12 months to 70 years.

National Bonds certificates are available for purchase in nearly 560 outlets
nationwide including Emirates Post offices , exchange houses and banks. For
more information, please visit or call 600 522 279.

About National Bonds Corporation PJSC

National Bonds, which is licensed and regulated by the UAE Central Bank, is a Sharia compliant
saving scheme that provides UAE nationals, UAE residents and non-residents over the age of 16
with a credible and safe savings opportunity. Minors can also own National Bonds, provided the
bonds are purchased by the parent/guardian. Each bond costs AED 10, with a minimum purchase
of AED 100 National Bonds Corporation PJSC announced an annual profit of 3.54 % for 2009,
which is higher than the market average of 3.25 % on savings and deposits. NBC’s cumulative
profit rate of 16.64 % over the last three years is among the highest payout in comparison to
any other similar savings schemes in the UAE.

National Bonds is a unique savings scheme:

• Customers will have the opportunity to win 22,250 prizes every month. AED 1 million on
the last Saturday of every month and 5,135 prizes on every Saturday in different prize
categories – 5 prizes of AED10,000, 10 prizes of AED 5,000, 20 prizes of AED 1,000, 100
prizes of AED 500 and 5,000 prizes of AED 100. Savings with National Bonds can be

redeemed easily after an initial 30-day holding period from exchange houses, banks and
Emirates Post offices.
All National Bonds customers from the age of 12 month to 70 years are automatically
entitled to Individual Takaful coverage up to a maximum value of AED 125,000 at no
extra charge
National Bonds does not charge any transaction fee from its customers. One can open an
account for free and also close the account at any time without paying a penalty
The National Bonds Employee Saving Scheme offers government and private sector
employees an opportunity to save a portion of their salary on a monthly basis and also
be entitled to all benefits and rewards offered by National Bonds
National Bonds can be purchased from nearly 560 outlets across the UAE, including
Emirates Post offices, exchange houses and banks.
National Bonds can also be purchased online at or call 600 522

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