UAE Exchange Felicitates the First Winner of #CricketCraze Quiz Contest

Manama: The popularity and craze of cricket are well known around the world. But, winning for that craze is an icing on the cake. UAE Exchange, the leading global remittance, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, today felicitated Muhammad Khalil, the first winner of its #CricketCraze Quiz Contest in Bahrain.

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“Like most people, I am also crazy about cricket and do not miss any matches when my country plays. I have also been participating in many cricket-related contests. So when UAE Exchange announced this contest, my family was not surprised when I told them that I would be participating in it. Winning the contest is one thing but being felicitated in front of everyone is something I never expected. My association with the brand is not new as I have been using their financial services but this experience is one of the most memorable ones. I am glad on my win and thank them for being there whenever I needed solutions to my financial needs,” said Muhammad Khalil after winning the Sony HTCT 80 Sound Bar. Muhammad hails from Pakistan and has been working in Bahrain since 2014.

Congratulating the winner, Vineesh Kumar, General Manager, UAE Exchange – Bahrain said: “We always seek for newer ways to connect with people and cricket is one sport that connects people instantly. This was evident with the overwhelming response we received for the contest. I thank the participants for their enthusiastic participation and congratulate Muhammad on his win and keeping the craze of cricket alive.”

The online contest which ran in Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) received close to 10,000 entries.

About UAE Exchange

UAE Exchange commenced its operations in 1980. Today, it has grown into a leading global remittances, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the brand has spread its footprint across the world. With close to 800 branches spread across 31 countries in 5 continents, it has emerged as the widest globally networked remittance brand. Strong correspondent banking relationship with over 140 global banks and smart technology add to its might. Over 9000 professionals, representing more than 40 nationalities, strive to achieve excellence and bring delight to more than 7.9 million customers worldwide. UAE Exchange is an ISO certified brand and member of prestigious global associations, recognised and awarded for its quality and business excellence. For more information, please visit: www.uaeexchange.com or


The company commenced its operation in the Kingdom of Bahrain in the year 2007. In a very short span of time, it has expanded its branch network and serves over 100,000 customers from across its 13 branches in the country. Holding a licence from Central Bank of Bahrain, the company offers money transfer and foreign exchange services. It has been conferred with awards including Best Exchange House in Bahrain Award 2015 by Global Banking Finance Review.