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EK Is Giving Away Umbrellas To Policeman In Dhaka  
User currently offlineAirbusCanada From Canada, joined Nov 2004, 331 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2655 times:

I wonder if the umbrellas would have the "fly emirates logo"


From a local aviation magazine:

Emirates airline, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, presented umbrellas to Dhaka Metro-politan Police (DMP), for use by the city's traffic policemen. (In Bangladesh)

Hanif Zakaria, Emirates' Sales Manager Bang-ladesh, presented 30 umbrellas to S. M. Mizanur Rahman, Commi-ssioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police at a simple ceremony at the latter's office on September 13.

Thanking Emi-rates, Rahman said, "I thank Emirates for considering the plight of our city's traffic policemen - who often work in adverse conditions of heat and rain - by donating 30 large and sturdy umbrellas. The umbrellas will go a long way in easing the day-to-day troubles faced by them."

Zakaria said: "As a responsible corporate citizen, Emirates always seeks to become involved with the community where it serves. I hope our city's diligent traffic policemen will now find cover and protection with our umbrellas, making their duty hours all the more comfortable."

He added: "I look forward to a stronger and greater co-operation with the Dhaka Metropolitan Police in the days ahead."

pic: http://www.bangladeshmonitor.net/ima...es/sep16/emirates-fly-embralla.jpg

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User currently offlineGigneil From United States of America, joined Nov 2002, 16347 posts, RR: 85
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2623 times:

What an odd donation.

N


User currently offlineUN_B732 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 4289 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 2607 times:

30 umbrellas, that couldn't have cost Emirates much and they get quite some PR.
-Mr. X



What now?
User currently offlineYOWza From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 4919 posts, RR: 15
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2534 times:

Presumably they have the EK logo on them so this is free advertising.

YOWza



12A whenever possible.
User currently offlineAseem From India, joined Feb 2005, 2046 posts, RR: 10
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 2515 times:

does Dhaka have just 30 intersections..the amount is grossly insufficient.
i think a donation of just 30 umbrellas is just not worth discussing on this forum.
rgds
VT-ASJ



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User currently offlineHanginOut From Austria, joined May 2005, 550 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 3 months 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 2411 times:

Brilliant marketing idea!

Now you'll see the Emirates logo as the traffic cop waves at you in Dhaka, although, I do agree with Aseem, Emirates could have given the traffic police 1000 umbrellas (which would have been cheap and flooded the city with their logo).

HanginOut

[Edited 2005-09-23 23:16:42]


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