Emphasizing the importance of inculcating family values in the young generation, Dr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group spoke about how the values acquired from his father and grandfather continue to guide him to this day. He was delivering the keynote speech at the ‘Family Get-together & Harvest Festival 2018’ organized by the St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral, Oud Mehta, Dubai on 9th November 2018.
Dr. Thumbay Moideen was the chief guest of the event, conducted as part of the church’s 50th anniversary celebrations. Also present at the event were the special guest Mr. Abdullah Al Suwaidi, Rev. Fr. Ninan Philip – Vicar of the church, Metropolitan Delhi Diocese Dr. Youhanon Mar Demetrius and other important dignitaries.
Addressing the gathering including families, Dr. Thumbay Moideen recounted how the values passed on to him by his father and grandfather continues to guide him even today. “As a child, I grew up in a joint-family which had many successful businessmen. So, my role models were mostly elders from within the family who were successful, family-oriented, generous, ethical, helpful and God-fearing. I have learned a lot especially from my father who taught me to understand the worth of what we have and to stay close to our roots,” he said. He underlined the importance of instilling the right values in children, so that they achieve success in all walks of life.
The church authorities presented Dr. Thumbay Moideen with mementos, for his presence and support.
About Thumbay Group
One of the most successful NRI businessmen in the UAE, Dr. Thumbay Moideen established Dubai-based Thumbay Group in 1998, which has evolved into a global conglomerate with operations across 20 sectors of business, viz., Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Optical, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution. Thumbay Group today employs close to 5000 people, projected to increase to around 20000 by the year 2022, with the completion of ongoing and upcoming projects aimed at expanding the size of its businesses over 10 times and widening its global presence, according to the group’s strategic plans.