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ABK Sponsors the 6th Al Ma’arefa Athletics Tournament The major sporting tournament for special needs athletes

November 23rd 2017

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, 20th November 2017 at the Youth & Sport Stadium in Manqaf. The event was attended by Mr. 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, Mr. Fawzy Al-Thunayyan, the General Manager of ABK Board Affairs and Mr. 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 Mr. 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 ABK, please contact an ABK customer service agent via ‘Ahlan Ahli’ at 1899899.