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MENAFN Press - 23/01/2013

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(MENAFN Press) UAE, 23 January 2013:

Alpen Capital partnered with Dubai Cares to unveil a very limited miniature structure of the world's tallest monument “ The Burj Khalifa - called the "Burj of Giving", at a special ceremony organized in partnership with The Ara Gallery and Emaar Properties PJSC. Rohit Walia unveiled the miniature Burj Structure for Alpen Capital along with Dubai Cares' Chief Executive Officer, Tariq Al Gurg at the Burj Plaza on 22nd January.

Alpen Capital was among the twenty individuals and organizations across the UAE to purchase these structures painted by eminent Emirati artists. All proceeds from the sale of these structures will go towards providing children in developing countries with access to quality primary education. Alpen Capital was one of the first supporters of Dubai Cares and both the organisations have worked on several projects relating to children's education over the past

Alpen Capital is a strong believer in corporate social responsibility and sustainability and has partnered with several organisations across various GCC locations including Dubai Cares, Emirates Environmental Group, Qatar Charity, The Association for the Welfare of the Handicapped in Oman to name a few. In addition, Alpen Capital also engages its employees to be a part of its CSR activities. Alpen Capital was recognized for its CSR and sustainability efforts with the CSR Label awarded by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2012.

"Corporate Social Responsibility is a part of our DNA. We pride ourselves on being not only a successful business entity but also a socially responsible one. We have a long standing association with Dubai Cares and we are happy to partner with them in this unique initiative to support children's education and make a difference", says Rohit Walia, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Alpen Capital

"It gives me great pleasure to unveil this special miniature replica of the Burj Khalifa along with Alpen Capital. On this occasion, I would like to thank Alpen Capital for their continued support and generous contribution to Dubai Cares over the years," says Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Cares. He continues, "With the support of such committed donors, we have been able to make a tremendous difference by providing access to quality primary education for millions of children in developing countries."

About Capital (ME) Ltd –
Alpen Capital (ME) Limited is incorporated as a limited liability company in the Dubai International Financial Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is licensed by the Dubai Financial Services Authority. Alpen Capital offers a full range of investment banking services including Debt Advisory, Equity Advisory and M & A Advisory. Apart from the UAE, Alpen Capital Group have offices in Bahrain, India, Oman and Qatar. About Dubai Cares:Dubai Cares, a UAE-based philanthropic organization, was launched in September 2007 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to improve access to quality primary education for children in developing countries. Dubai Cares works with organizations such as The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Care International, GAIN, Global Network, Oxfam GB, Plan International, Room to Read, Save the Children, Scholastic and UNICEF. It implements comprehensive primary education programs in 28 countries and communities including Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Cambodia, Chad, Comoros Islands, Djibouti, Mali, Mauritania, Nepal, Niger, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Yemen, and with Palestinian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon, to help reach by 2015, the United Nations Millennium Development (UN MDG) Goals 2,3 and 8 of guaranteeing universal primary education, promoting gender equality and forging a global partnership for development, respectively. To learn more, please visit


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