The Qatar Central Bank and the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates both received Regional Banknote and ID Document of the Year awards for their new banknote designs at the High Security Print EMEA event in Abu Dhabi, yesterday evening.
The Qatar Commemorative note was awarded “Best New Commemorative Banknote” with their 2022 World Cup themed note. This note was designed by De La Rue in close collaboration with the central bank, printed on SAFEGUARD® and featured ARGENTUM™. It is also the first polymer note to be issued by the Qatar Central Bank.
The Central Bank of United Arab Emirates won “Best New Banknote” for their new 1000 AED polymer note, unveiled in 2022. This note was designed by the Central Bank and printed by Oumolat on SAFEGUARD®. It is the fourth polymer banknote to be issued by the Central Bank of the UAE in line with the Central Bank's adoption of sustainable practices and growth.
Ruth Euling, Executive Director and Managing Director, Currency said: “We would like to offer our sincerest congratulations to both the Central Bank of the UAE and the Qatar Central Bank for their success and recognition of their great work.”
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