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Japanese delegation tours Emirates NBD Pearl Museum

DUBAI: A delegation of Japanese investors today was taken for a guided tour of Emirates NBD Pearl Museum which represents a unique landmark in the country and preserves one of the most important Heritages of the Gulf, Pearling.

The delegation which was led headed by Shinji Kawasaka, Chairman of Asia-Pacific Economic and Environmental Research Society and Yasu Nakashima, Chief Executive Officer of Japan and International Director at LaSalle Investment Management, was received at Emirates NBD by Ali Al Kaitoob, General Manager Emirates NBD Properties and Ibrahim Sowaidan, Head of Group Corporate Communications at Emirates NBD.

The Museum plays an important role in educating visitors about the culture and heritage of the UAE and what life was like before the discovery of oil. This unique collection of natural pearls is preserved in an elegantly designed museum under the custody of Emirates NBD and located at the Emirates NBD Headquarters building in Dubai.

The Japanese investors’ delegation visit was organized by Mohammed Ilyas, Managing Director of IKSAM. The visit aims at assisting the Japanese investors to identify investment opportunities in the growing sectors in the UAE including Real Estate, Commerce, Tourism and Hospitality.