Founder
Chairman

Mr. Mir Hashem Khoory

The late Mr. Mir Hashem Khoory was a visionary Businessman and a highly respected community and corporate figure. He started business in 1963 in Real Estate and Gold trading.
A true visionary, his life and achievements proved that one can achieve success by confidence, courage, dedication and hard work.


Establishment of The National Bank of Dubai

At the humble beginning of 1962; Mr. Mir Hashem Khoory was appointed as one of the founding Board Members to establish a local bank “The National Bank of Dubai (currently known as Emirates NBD)” under the decree issued of Late Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Rashid Bin Said Al Maktoum.

The advocacy of the Committee was to substantiate the bank facilities, fulfill the needs of the business community and sustainability; and allow traders to create business under the capacity of a limited company while concluding the monopolization of a foreign bank.


Dubai Chamber of Commerce - Foundational Committee

According to an Article Eight (8) of Dubai Chamber of Commerce Law issued on 01st July 1965, Mr. Mir Hashem Khoory has been appointed as one of the Principals and Founding Committee Members under the decree and direction of Late Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Rashid Bin Said Al Maktoum.