Abu Dhabi-based retailer Lulu Group opened its latest shopping destination – Mall of UAQ in the emirate of Umm Al Qaiwain along with its Lulu Hypermarket.
His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, member of UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain officially inaugurated the new shopping mall and the hypermarket of the group in the presence of Sheikh Rashid bin Saud Al Mualla, Crown Prince of Umm Al Quwain and other royal family members.
Yusuffali MA, chairman & managing director of Lulu Group, received HH the Ruler and the Crown Prince. Also representing the Lulu Group were Saifee Rupawala, CEO, Ashraf Ali MA, executive director, Salim MA, director & other senior officials. Also, present were many senior government officials, 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 centre in the emirate.
After the inauguration, His Highness Sheikh Saud, Sheikh Rashid and other dignitaries toured various sections of the newly built mall and Lulu hypermarket. The Ruler congratulated the Yusuffali 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, member of UAE supreme council and the Ruler crown prince of Umm Al Quwain for personally inaugurating the mall. The Mall of UAQ is the largest in the emirate of UAQ, which will bring world-class shopping closer to citizens and residents”, said Yusuffali.
“This is a significant 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 a long distance to reach us,” he said.
“We are upbeat about the economy and the vast investment opportunities in the countries we are expanding, thanks to the visionary leadership of UAE Rulers, 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 one level Mall of UAQ is complete with a full line of amenities and facilities. These include the best brands of luxury and lifestyle, a well-appointed food court that serves international cuisines, coffee shops, dine-in outlets, 5-screen multiplex and an entertainment zone. Money exchange, bank, prayer halls, among other facilities and will serve the residents of UAQ and its nearby areas.
The mall is anchored by a 100,000 sqft Lulu hypermarket, which is 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 significant player in the Emirates’ retail sector and a favourite shopping destination of the residents.