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ABK sponsors 6th Al Ma’arefa Athletics tourney – Major sporting tournament for special needs athletes

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 22: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) recently sponsored the 6th Al Ma’arefa Athletics Tournament for people with special needs, which was held on Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at the Youth & Sport Stadium in Manqaf. The event was attended by Talal Khalifa Al-Jeri, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Al-Jeri Holding Group, Dr Majed Al-Saleh Deputy Head of the Educational & Rehabilitation Services Sector for People with special needs, of the Public Authority for Disabled Affairs, Fawzy Al-Thunayyan, the General Manager of ABK Board Affairs and Ali Al-Baghli, Senior Manager of ABK Corporate Communications.

The event turned out to be a special day enjoyed by the competitors and supporters who had come to cheer on their teams. About 24 sporting teams from various educational institutions across Kuwait took part in this year’s tournament, all competing for a place on the victory podium in a range of sporting competitions for the disabled that included shot-put, long-jump and various track events.

At the end of the tournament, a special ceremony was held to award ABK for sponsoring this tournament and the winners who received their trophies and commemorative medals from Talal Khalifa Al Jeri, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Al Jeri Holding Group.

ABK is a committed member of Kuwait’s community, actively engaged in supporting a wide variety of events, especially those that focus on special needs.

For more information about Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait please visit eahli.com or contact a customer service agent via ‘Ahlan Ahli’ at 1899899.

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