KUWAIT: As part of its social responsibility program for the Holy Month of Ramadan, Kuwait International Bank (KIB) kicked off its 9th Ramadan Football Tournament for its staff. Held at Dasman Bilingual School, the one-day tournament saw the participation of 8 teams composed of KIB staff.
Additionally ,a large number of the Bank’s staff cheered in the crowd – all within an exciting and encouraging atmosphere full of sporting spirit.
The tournament was also attended by Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KIB, Raed Jawad Bukhamseen, who awarded first and second place winners at the tournament with valuable cash prizes and trophies. Additionally, all attendees of the tournament were given a chance to win one of two Apple Watches, as well as enjoy light snacks and refreshments during the game.
On his part, Senior Manager of the Corporate Communications Unit at KIB, Nawaf Najia, said: “We make sure to organize this event every year as part of KIB’s Ramadan program. The annual Ramadan program features a number of activities and initiatives for diverse segments of the community, including customers and employees as well as their families. Our leading social responsibility program aims at positively impacting all members of the community. For this reason, we believe that this sporting event provides numerous benefits for our employees, encouraging them to practice sports, strengthening teamwork and cooperation outside the workplace, and boosting their morale and productivity.”
Najia also added that the tournament has become one of the most highly-anticipated sports events, bringing in an increasing number of participants every year to compete for the winning title. He also lauded the sporting spirit demonstrated by all players in the tournament as well as the fans in the crowd.
It is worth noting that KIB always strives to support youth-based initiatives and sports activities, particularly during the Holy Month of Ramadan, as part of its commitment to promote the local sports scene and improve the physical fitness and skills of diverse segments of the community.