The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) has announced that Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) has joined the sponsors list of discounts program "Imtiyazat", especially created for government employees. The bank will also give special offers and privileges to government employees on all banking services and financial products, in accordance with the memorandum of understanding signed with the Authority recently.
The agreement was signed by His Excellency Dr. Abdulrahman Abdel Manan Al-Awar, Director General of the Authority, and Mr. Saoud Mohammed AlJassem, Head of Government Banking at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank.
His Excellency Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Awar emphasized that the discounts program for government employees "Imtiyazat", which was launched by the Authority in 2010, is making steady progress towards establishing its position as one of the largest discounts programs in the UAE.
He stressed the importance of the partnership between the government and the private sectors in supporting the success of creative government initiatives launched by the United Arab Emirates continuously, pointing out that the "Imtiyazat" program is an embodiment of the true partnership based on mutual benefit between the public and private sectors, as it reflects a high sense of social responsibility.
H.E added: “The discounts program for government employees "Imtiyazat" serves employees of 97 ministries and federal and local entities, including employees of Ajman and Umm Al Quwain governments, who recently joined the list of program beneficiaries in 2019. They get hundreds of offers by private sector institutions and companies under the employee discounts program "Imtiyazat", which was launched with the aim of creating a stimulating government work environment, and promoting happiness, productivity and positivity for government employees.
The Authority’s role is to coordinate with commercial and service private businesses and signs partnerships with them, to grant special and exclusive discounts and preferential prices to government employees and their families.”
Dr. Abdelrahman Al-Awar emphasized the Authority’s keenness to increase the number of companies joining "Imtiyazat" program, with a special focus on diversifying the business sectors of these companies, the quality of their services and the added value that they will provide.
Finally, he called on private sector institutions wishing to join the program to register through the Customer Happiness System on the Authority's website www.fahr.gov.ae.
For his part, Mr. Saoud Mohammed AlJassem, Head of Government Banking at Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank said: “The signing of this agreement comes as part of ADCB’s efforts to contribute to achieving the vision and aspirations of our wise leadership, as well as implementing strategic plans and programs for strengthening communication and cooperation between government sectors and ADCB. Entering this strategic partnership with the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources through joining Imtiyazat initiative, reflects our endeavor to offer innovative banking services and world class products to government employees.”
Imtiyazat Smart Application
“Imtiyazat” Program is available as Smart Application to all government employees anytime, anywhere. The application is easy to navigate, includes exclusive offers by “Imtiyazat” partners to government employees, as well as interactive maps showing the locations of these offers. The companies listed in the initiative can update their offers and make new offers.
The program is witnessing continuous interaction by private sector companies and institutions wishing to join and provide exclusive discounts and offers to government employees. The number exceeds 600 companies from various sectors providing more than 700 offers.
During the period from 2017 until the end of 2019, “Imtiyazat” Program team implemented more than 80 orientation tour to promote and introduce the program to employees of ministries and federal entities, including Ajman and Umm Al Quwain governments. In these visits, the employees got familiarized with the mechanisms of activating the program smart application and learned how to view and make advantage of the latest offers.
It should be noted that “Imtiyazat” Smart App has been downloaded more than 30,000 times since its launch.