ALsaada card for GDRFA employees
Dubai: Immediate families of employees at the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) will enjoy ‘Alsaada’ discount card by downloading it on their smartphones. Major General Mohammad Ahmad Al Merri, Director General of GDRFA Dubai, launched the smart application on Apple and Android stores at a ceremony at the GDRFA headquarters in the presence of senior officials. He said that about 5,000 employees got the discount card and more than 40,000 people from their families will be benefited from it. “Immediate family members like husband, wife, mother, father, and children above 18, will benefit from the card. The application will help them check the latest offers and discounts. Happiness is part of our policy, strategy, and services,” Maj Gen Al Merri said in a statement.
GDRFA Dubai said that the card was presented to 300 former employees too.
Published: September 22, 2019, 18:21 on gulf news
The esaad card provides around offers and privileges for various services to government staff.
The Dubai Police on Thursday announced the launch of an app and website for Esaad cardholders. An app and website will help Esaad cardholders know and benefit from the offers in different sectors across the UAE and other countries.
The card provides around 5,000 offers and privileges for various services to government staff. Starting next week, all cardholders can use the new app and website.
Major-General Dr. Al Salal Saeed bin Huwaidi Al Falasi, the Assistant Commandant for Administration Affairs, said that the committee of Esaad card was able to provide the holders with 4,627 offers. He added at a Press conference that more than 99,000 persons are benefiting from the cards. He noted that 111 government entities have received the cards already.
Al Falasi said that Esaad also focuses on special humanitarian cases, such as launching initiatives that provide scholarships and free educational courses. He added that 34 students benefited from the scholarships, and 1,000 employees benefited from the free courses and workshops.