Emirates Islamic customers win gold coins with QuickRemit money transfers

February 11, 2018

Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, awarded sixteen lucky customers with gold coins, as part of the QuickRemit to India promotion campaign.

The launch of QuickRemit, a 60 second funds transfer service to India without zero fees, via online and mobile banking channels, has been very well received across the bank’s Indian customers, and is aligned with Emirates Islamic’s efforts to migrate its customers towards digitals channels. As part of the campaign, customers who used QuickRemit to send funds to India qualified to win gold coins. A total of 16 customers won gold coins at the end of the promotion period.

“Our QuickRemit service makes funds transfers to India an incredibly fast and easy experience for our customers, making it amongst our most popular services,” said Wasim Saifi, Deputy CEO - Consumer Banking and Wealth Management, Emirates Islamic. “Our promotional campaign helped raise awareness and encouraged customers to try QuickRemit, as part of our overall commitment to incentivise customers to bank digitally. We are also working towards expanding the facility to other large expatriate populations in the UAE by making the service available within other countries.

Catering to the large Indian expatriate population in the UAE, QuickRemit transfers to an HDFC Bank account in India can be processed in a minute with zero transaction fees and at competitive exchange rates. Customers can also remit funds to any other Indian bank account with their remittance being processed within an hour, without any fee as well. Customers can avail of QuickRemit via the bank’s online and mobile banking channels.

Seen here in the picture is Gil Goncalves Azevedo, Head of Consumer Banking at Emirates Islamic with one of the lucky winners.