KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Kuwait International Bank “KIB” announced the unique strategic sponsoring of Al-Arabi Sports Club, the first football team, as part of its CSR strategy that aims to support the youths and their activities, so that they become active contributors and leaders of tomorrow.
This comes as a result of the bank’s commitment and belief that the youths play an essential role in driving big change while building the promising future of Kuwait and reviving its history and culture.
On this occasion, the Chairman of KIB, Sheikh Mohammad Al Jarrah Al Sabah, expressed his pride to sponsor Al-Arabi Sports Club, one of the most notable and pioneering football teams in Kuwait who won a number of official trophies at tournaments. During its long track record, the prominent team has succeeded in achieving hundreds of victories and holding titles after participating and winning several local and global leagues.
Sheikh Al Jarrah confirmed that KIB, driven by its Corporate Social Responsibility commitment, gives attention to sports and athletes by sponsoring their various activities, be it cultural, social or sports, while fixating on football.
Not because it’s known as one of the most vital sports that prepare them mentally and physically, but rather of being the most popular game worldwide that is considered fundamental to build highly-developed societies. In fact, the football game has positive effects on the health and safety of every member of the society, because a healthy mind in a healthy body.
On the other hand, the Chairman of Al-Arabi SC, Abdulaziz Ashour, expressed his deepest appreciation and gratitude for KIB’s outstanding role in supporting the various social activities, wishing a continuous progress and success. He added that KIB is on the top list of local banks that is keen to support the sports sector in general, being one of the most vital sectors that play larger role in serving the youth segment and driving social change.
It’s worth noting that Kuwait International Bank has constant strive to support the development of the Kuwaiti community and its institutions, emphasizing on its commitment to good corporate citizenship and social responsibility.
Since its inception and transformation to an Islamic Bank in 2007, KIB strives to promote its social contributions in all fields by adopting ongoing initiatives that serve our local community and make the world a better place.