Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group, the premier industry body joined hands to celebrate the ‘Year of Zayed’. United under the umbrella of Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group, the gold and jewellery industry collectively distributed over 5000 lapel pins with (H.H late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan’s image engraved on it) to the jewellery store owners and staff across Dubai.
2018 is a landmark year for UAE as it is the 100th year since the birth of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the UAE. To commemorate this historic national occasion, 2018 is officially known as the Year of Zayed in the UAE.
To rejoice an important occasion of this stature, the gold and jewellery industry professionals are encouraged to wear the pins during working hours and beyond. Under this collective effort, the industry aims to continue to honor the vision and legacy of late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group is organizing several events to celebrate the ‘Year of Zayed’; commenting on the success of the initiative, Tawhid Abdullah, Chairman of the Group said “The Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group truly believes in the values of the Year of Zayed, which reflect in the enterprises carried out by the Group. We are honored to be the first private sector to jointly celebrate such a landmark year. We at Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group are committed to aligning our initiatives with the vision of UAE government.”
Over 5000 jewellery professionals in Dubai will be wearing the lapel pins throughout the year. The pins will help to induct several tourists and residents about the relevance of and the message of ‘Year of Zayed’ while they shop in Dubai.
About Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group
Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group (DGJG) is the largest trade body for Dubai’s jewellery industry with around 450 members representing all sectors of the trade; including bullion, gold and diamond jewellery manufacturing, wholesale & retail of jewellery, precious metals, diamond and pearl. The Group was formed under the directives and Guidance of Dubai Department of Economic Development in the year 1996. From being a group of Jewellery retailers who came together to support the first edition of the Dubai Shopping Festival back in 1996, today the Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group has grown to a prestigious trade body committed to developing and sustaining Dubai’s status as the ‘City of Gold’ and ‘The Jewellery Destination of the World’. DGJG represents the interests of the trade through liaising with government organizations and spearheading various member beneficial initiatives. The Group acts as a one-stop-centre to provide solutions to the industry grievances; often acts as an intermediary between various government authorities and the trade.