KUWAIT CITY, March 20: Burgan Bank, one of the highest contributors to progress and sustainability in different sectors across Kuwait, sponsored the 2018 Kuwait Open Tennis tournament that took place between March 4-18, 2018 at the Kuwait Tennis Federation in Al Yarmouk Sports Club. The tournament was held under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah and Head of the Kuwait Tennis Federation. Burgan Bank’s support of the championship highlights its role in advancing the national sports community and the importance of recognizing local talents who also seek to pursue their hobbies.
The Kuwait Open Tennis tournament is the biggest championship organized by the Kuwait Tennis Federation. With participation of more than 450 players across eleven contests this year, the competing categories which included both men and women were singles Under-11, Under-13 and Under-17, players of the age group between 45 and 55 years, as well as women Under-18, women’s singles and diplomatic cadre.
Sports in Kuwait has taken center stage in recent years, creating a healthy and positive effect on local athletes who are seeking to be inspired to participate in local and global competitions. Burgan Bank has played a vital role in raising the profile of its Kuwaiti youth through its many sustainable sponsorships and partnerships.
Burgan Bank’s support of this initiative falls under its dynamic full-fledged community program entitled ‘Engage’ – Together to be the change. This program sheds light on important aspects affecting every segment of the society by promoting social welfare through educational, cultural and health driven initiatives. Burgan Bank’s approach to ‘Engage’ begins with a vital principle that as a leading Kuwaiti financial institution, its conduct and policies should be aligned with the needs and interests of the community.