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13 May 2019
LuLu opened its latest shopping destination - Mall of UAQ in the emirate of Umm Al Qaiwain along with its LuLu Hypermarket.
The new shopping mall and the hypermarket of the group was officially inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Member of UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saud Al Mualla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Quwain and other royal family members.
Upon arrival, His Highness the Ruler and His Highness the Crown Prince was received by Yusuff Ali MA, Chairman & Managing Director of Lulu Group along with Saifee Rupawala, CEO, Ashraf Ali MA, Executive Director, Salim MA, Director & other senior officials. Also present on the occasion were number of other high-ranking government and police officers, representatives from the local business community and a large number of citizens and residents.
The ruler of UAQ unveiled a plaque to commemorate the official opening of Mall of UAQ and also digitally to mark the grand opening of the latest shopping center in the emirate. After the inauguration, His Highness Sheikh Saud Al Mualla, His Highness Sheikh Rashid Al Mualla and other dignitaries toured various sections of the newly built mall and LuLu hypermarket and congratulated the Group Chairman, Yusuff Ali MA on the successful completion of the mall and also for providing a great family shopping destination to citizens and the residents of the emirate.
“I want to express my sincere gratitude to the His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Member of UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saud Al Mualla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Quwain for personally coming and inaugurating the Mall of UAQ, the largest in the emirate of UAQ, which will bring world class shopping closer to citizens and residents”, said Yusuff Ali MA, Chairman of Lulu Group.
“This is a very important project for us in the emirate of UAQ as we expand our presence across the different parts of the UAE. It has been our policy to reach nearer to the people rather than driving long distance to reach us,” he said.
“We are upbeat about the economy and the vast investment opportunities laid open in the countries that we are expanding, thanks to the visionary leadership of UAE Rulers under the able guidance of HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE, HH Shaikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, HH Shaikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi & Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces, His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Member of UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, Ruler of other emirates, royal family members and citizens and residents of this great country for their support and cooperation”, added Yusuffali.
Strategically located on King Faisal Street, the Mall of UAQ is spread in a single level. The mall is complete with a full line of amenities and facilities which include the best brands of luxury and lifestyle, a well-appointed food court that serves international cuisines, coffee shops, money exchange, bank, dine-in outlets, 5 screen multiplex, an entertainment zone, prayer halls, among other facilities and will serve the residents of UAQ and its nearby areas.
The 100,000 sq. feet Lulu hypermarket will be the anchor tenant of the mall & it has been designed using the latest retail space concepts and most modern technology for ease of shopping and greater convenience.
The new mall is expected to become a major player in the emirates’ retail sector and a favourite shopping destination of the residents.
Also present on the occasion were Sheikh Humaid bin Ahmed Al Mualla, Sheikh Saif bin Rashid Al Mualla, Head of Economic Development Department, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Vice Chairman of Umm Al Quwain Executive Council, Sheikh Majid bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Head of Tourism and Antiquities Department, Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla Head of Department of Finance, Sheikh Ali bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Head of Municipality Department, Sheikh Saqr bin Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Eng. Sheikh Ahmed bin Khalid Al Mualla, Head of Urban Planning Department and a number of officials.