Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

6th edition of Xplore UAE by ENOC and AAC raises funds to provide 50,000 meals for families in need  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN Press - 23/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN Press) The sixth Xplore UAE, an annual off-road event organised by Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, in association with ENOC Lubricants, a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), raised funds to provide 50,000 meals for underprivileged families.

The Guinness World Records„ breaking event, which claimed the title for the largest convoy of off road-vehicles with over 153 SUVs taking part last year, had almost double the number of participating vehicles this year.

More than 600 off-road enthusiasts in some 300 SUVs took part in the community event that raised AED 50,000 for ENOC's 'Human Fuel' initiative, organised in partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Dubai Charity Association.

The exciting adventure explored new areas this year, covering the wadis of Al Ain and also undertaking a challenging desert drive through the Sweihan area. The event also included breakfast and lunch for all participants in addition to a BBQ dinner with live entertainment.

Saeed Khoory, CEO of ENOC, said: "Xplore UAE is now one of the most awaited off-road adventure trips bringing together people from various walks of life to explore the natural splendour of the UAE while also making a difference to the society. We are thankful to all the participants, who through their involvement in this community event, also contributed to our CSR initiative to address global hunger.

Michel Ayat, CEO, Arabian Automobiles, said: "Xplore UAE is our flagship community event, which promotes the spirit of off-road adventure among motorists, enabling them to also explore the power of their vehicles. This year, the adventure was made even more memorable as the participants trekked new destinations. But the most significant impact was the event raising funds to feed people who are in need across the region.

Elise Bijon, WFP Partnerships & Business Development Manager, Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, said: "It is inspiring to see hundreds of Dubai residents, families of all nationalities, gathering for a day to embrace the beauty of the UAE while helping build a world with zero hunger. Through their participation and the support of our partner ENOC, Xplore UAE organisers, Al Rostamani and Arabian Automobiles and all the sponsors behind this initiative, the equivalent of 50,000 meals was raised to help families in need across the region.

ENOC Lubricants Marketing is certified with ISO 9001: 2008. With a strong presence in over 55 countries in the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, the Indian Subcontinent and CIS countries, ENOC Lubricants Marketing has developed its own quality range of branded automotive and industrial lubricants, greases and specialties. Conforming to international specifications, the products have wide-spread applications across the automotive, industrial, marine and other specialised industries. The products by ENOC Lubricants have also been approved by all key original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and include a number of environment-friendly products.

Through its 'Human Fuel' CSR initiative, ENOC aims to encourage its customers to make donations to WFP programmes such as school meals or for provision of food where it is most needed. Even a contribution of one dirham can make a huge difference to the lives of the hungry, as the amount can feed a child for an entire day. Special donation boxes have been placed across the entire network of ENOC/EPPCO service stations in Dubai, where motorists can conveniently make their donations. They can also visit a dedicated and secure website at https://wfp.org/enoc to make their donation.

AutoPro, Emirates Islamic Bank and RSA Insurance were the Platinum Sponsors of the sixth Xplore UAE

About ENOC
Established in 1993 as a wholly-owned company of the Government of Dubai, ENOC aims to promote the interests of its shareholders through the development of further downstream and upstream activities in the oil & gas sector and beyond, and to encourage the economic diversification of Dubai and the rest of the UAE.ENOC's vision is to be a leading regional integrated oil & gas group that is highly profitable and socially responsible towards employees, the community and environment. Driving this vision, ENOC is committed to achieving sustainable development and highly profitable growth and serving the growing energy needs of Dubai. ENOC strives to attract, develop and retain top talent to become the employer of choice, while adopting latest technologies and implementing best practices to achieve world-class performance. ENOC is also focused on meeting and exceeding customer expectations in terms of quality and service, and in maintaining high industry standards with respect to environment, health and safety. ENOC actively participates in an increasingly broad range of business ventures. Its joint ventures with major international companies allow partners to pool their technology, know-how and expertise along with their resources to further their commercial success. Since its inception, ENOC has been guided by its philosophy of quality and professional management based on modern business concepts for commercial success and sustainable growth. Today it is poised to engineer a new and challenging period of growth and diversity.



  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 13 2015 - France signs deals worth $10 bn with Saudi ArabiaAFP
(MENAFN - AFP) France on Tuesday announced a series of deals worth 10 billion euros ($11.4 billion) with Saudi Arabia, reinforcing growing ties between the two countries. Prime Minister Manuel Valls ...

 Oct 13 2015 - 27 Palestinians killed since beginning of OctoberJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) The number of Palestinians who have been killed since the beginning of October due to confrontations with Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank, occupied Jerusalem ...

 Oct 13 2015 - Jordan- Social development minister, Saudi counterpart discuss cooperationJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Minister of Social Development Reem Abu Hassan on Tuesday, discussed with Saudi Minister of Social Affairs Majid Al Qasabi, means to boost social cooperation between the ...

 Oct 13 2015 - Two Israelis killed, 16 others injured in occupied JerusalemJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) An Israeli soldier was killed and 16 others were injured in a shooting an stabbing attack carried out by two Palestinians inside an Israeli bus in Jabel Mukaber ...

 Oct 13 2015 - UAE- Nedaa to feature latest technological innovations in LTE mobile broadband communications at GITEXEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) DUBAI 13th October 2015 (WAM) -- Nedaa the Dubai Government's professional communication corporation has announced its participation in the 35th edition of ...

 Oct 13 2015 - UAE- RAK Ruler receives Secretary General of the Supreme Council of the UnionEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) RAS AL-KHAIMAH 13th October 2015 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah today received Hamad Abdul ...

 Oct 13 2015 - Mohammed bin Rashid pays his respects on death of martyr Sultan Al MazrouieEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) KALBA 13th October 2015 (WAM) -- Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has offered ...

 Oct 13 2015 - UAE- Eye on Earth Summit calls for practical action to support 2030 sustainable development agendaEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI 13th October 2015 (WAM) -- The second Eye on Earth Summit has concluded with a commitment from delegates to implement a number of mechanisms ...

 Oct 13 2015 - Yemeni Minister of Human Rights: UAE plays a major role in restoring stability in YemenEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) CAIRO 13th October 2015 (WAM) --Yemen's Minister of Human Rights Izz Al-Din Al-Asbahi has praised the leading role played by the United Arab Emirates in ...

 Oct 13 2015 - UAE- EGA sponsors Montessori Model United Nations conference to empower tomorrow's leadersEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI 13th October 2015 (WAM) -- As part of its commitment to supporting education initiatives in the UAE Emirates Global Aluminium EGA sponsored 150 ...




Click to Apply


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help