Ooredoo concludes three-day entrepreneurship conference

Mijbil Alalyoubqq

KUWAIT: Ooredoo, Kuwait’s fastest network, proudly announced the conclusion of the 3-day entrepreneurship conference held in collaboration with the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs yesterday in Sheraton Hotel. The conference included participation from the Senior Director of B2B Sales Abdulaziz Al-Babtain, who discussed alongside a representatives from a number of private and government sector entities ways for internal policies to enhance entrepreneurial thinking within organizations.

Al-Babtain noted during the discussion Ooredoo’s commitment to supporting entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprise owners by providing them with the best-in-class mobile internet services included within all the solutions and plans that are specifically created to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and small business owners. On his part, Ooredoo’s Senior Director of Corporate Communications Mijbil Alalyoub reiterated the company’s commitment to enrich youth through its partnerships and ties with other entities, especially the agreement with the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs.

Ooredoo announced earlier its strategic partnership in the regional initiative “Kuwait – Capital of Arab Youth 2017.” The initiative was announced earlier with endorsement from the Arab League. Ooredoo Kuwait stated that this partnership stems from its deep-rooted values of caring, connecting and challenging, and is in tandem with its corporate social responsibility agenda, which aims to enrich the experience of youth and support their passions. Ooredoo aims to participate in a number of events that are part of the initiative in the following month, activating the memorandum of understanding that it signed with the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs last year.

Kuwait was chosen in the 38th assembly of the Arab Ministers of Youth and Sports Council. A number of activities will take place throughout the initiative’s program, with a focus on involving private sector entities in enriching youth experience under the umbrella of corporate social responsibility. Additionally, the initiative will conclude with declaring a charter for building a constructive national youth policy.

Empowering youth is among Ooredoo’s top priorities through its CSR strategy. The company has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs, to support youth projects and initiatives, making it the first telecom provider in Kuwait to sign such a high-level agreement. Ooredoo is continuously working with the Ministry to enrich youth experience in a variety of fields, with a focus on volunteerism.

This article was published on 19/05/2017