- Under the patronage of Criminal Investigation Department & Dubai Police, Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group facilitated one of the largest mass vaccination drive for the Jewellery sector members.
- Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group is one of the first industry trade body that conducted a vaccination drive for the sector
Dubai; April:As the UAE marches ahead with plans to vaccinate 100 per cent of the country’s population by the end of this year,Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group (DGJG), the largest trade body for the jewellery industry, facilitated one of the largest mass vaccination drive for jewellery retailers of Dubai.
Under the patronage and support of the Criminal Investigation Department & Dubai Police, over 3000membersfrom the gold and jewellery sector were provided the vaccines during a three-day vaccination drive that was organized in association with Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences. The vaccination drive will continue in the coming weeks to ensure that full work force of the sector is vaccinated at the earliest.ss
Commenting on the vaccination drive, Tawhid Abdullah, Chairman, Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group said “We are proud to be one of the first trade bodies in Dubai to secure the vaccine for all our members and their staff. Being responsible for the health and safety of our sector’s employees and consumers, this was incredibly important to us than anything else. Also, with an aim to limit the spread of Covid-19 this vaccination drive is a significant step.”
He added “I would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Dubai Municipality, Dubai Police, Dubai Tourism, Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences, Criminal Investigation Department and the Rulers and government for the ease of these inoculation drives. Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group is always proud to carry the baton for the leaders of this nation.”
The UAE’s vaccination campaign, which commenced in December 2020, provides free vaccination to the public as part of efforts to promote a lasting recovery from the pandemic.
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About Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group
Dubai Gold & Jewellery Group (DGJG) is a trade body for the gold and jewellery industry of Dubai with more than 600 members representing the entire gamut of the gold trade, including bullion, jewellery manufacture, wholesale, and retail. Since its inception, the group is 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 fraternity through liaising with government organizations and spearheading various member beneficial initiatives. DGJG has been a strong supporter of Dubai Shopping Festival. Since the first edition of DSF, the group has given away over 1000 kilos of gold and several carats diamonds in promotions over past 25 years.