Dubai Duty Free celebrated the UAE’s 52nd National Day with all departments coming together for a programme of activities that were enjoyed by both Emiratis and their expat colleagues at the company’s Head Office in Umm Ramool.
The celebrations were officially opened by Ramesh Cidambi, Chief Operating Officer (COO)and Salah Tahlak, Joint COO, and were commemorated with the playing of the UAE National Anthem.
As part of the celebrations, the Dubai Duty Free executives and employees enjoyed an outdoor Emirati exhibition on the grounds of the Dubai Duty Free Head Office. The exhibition showcased the UAE’s rich traditions and history and included attractions such as traditional Emirati games, henna decoration, a 360 selfie booth, tote bag painting and live cooking of traditional Emirati cuisine, all of which the employees actively participated before a cake-cutting ceremony.
Speaking on the occasion, Dubai Duty Free’s COO, Ramesh Cidambi said, “On the occasion of UAE’s 52nd National Day, we take pride in what this country has achieved over these years and this celebration is a perfect way of marking all that the UAE has to offer. “
To mark the UAE National Day celebrations, Dubai Duty Free will continue its 40th anniversary activities with a ‘Shop at DDF and your shopping is on us’ promotion on 1st and 2nd December. There will be 40 lucky winners each day who will get their shopping for free (up to AED1,000). The winners will be selected randomly and will be surprised at the check-out counters across Dubai Duty Free locations.