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History

  • 1950

    Ajmal Ali leaves his homeland in North-eastern India to travel to India's commercial capital,Bombay and turns as a supplier of Agarwood and Dahn Al Oudh, sourced from his state of Assam.

  • 1951

    Ajmal Ali starts blending various kinds of fragrant oils, becomes manufacturer of fragrances and emerges as the premier supplier of fragrances to the Middle East.

  • 1964

    Ajmal gives his family name to the product range.

  • 1976

    Ajmal Ali moves the company’s operations to the Middle East and opens the first Ajmal outlet in Dubai.

  • 1979

    Ajmal launches massive afforestation programme in its Agarwood plantations in Assam. Currently 1 million trees have been adopted under this programme, which will benefit the industry by maintaining a consistent supply of high quality Oudh over the coming years.

  • 1987

    Ajmal becomes the first perfume company to bring the magical notes of Dahn-Al-Oudh to a wider, global audience by launching it as an Eau de Parfum.

  • 1991

    Ajmal opens first exclusive showroom in Kuwait.

  • 1992

    Ajmal opens first exclusive showroom in Oman.

  • 1993

    Ajmal introduces its products on Kuwait Airways.

  • 1994

    Ajmal launches "Sarah" as first branded Mukhallat. Sarah goes on to become one of the largest selling fragrances ever in the Middle East.

  • 1995

    Ajmal opens its first outlet in Saudi Arabia.

  • 1996

    Ajmal opens first exclusive showroom in Bahrain.

  • 1997

    Ajmal launches Daanat al Duniya, which emerges as one of the best selling fragrances in the region.

  • 1998

    Ajmal creates exclusive fragrances for Gulf Air.

  • 1999

    Ajmal creates exclusive fragrances for Saudi Arabian Airlines.

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  • 2001

    Ajmal Perfumes celebrates its 50th Anniversary and launches a commemorative fragrance, Ajmal by Ajmal.

  • 2004

    Ajmal inaugurates its second state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Dubai. The inauguration was done by H. H. Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance and Industry.

  • 2007

    Ajmal opens in Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates, and its company owned exclusive 100th outlet in the Middle East.

  • 2009

    Ajmal launches its new design direction with the revamp of Bur Juman store. This redesigned unit reiterates the Crafting Memories philosophy in a visual manner.

  • 2010

    Ajmal now available on board Emirates Airlines.

  • 2013

    AYPTH - World’s first perfumery talent hunt contest held in Dubai, UAE

  • 2014

    AYPI - World’s first prosumer concept in the perfumery category done on digital platform across GCC