KUWAIT: National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) continues to support Ministry of Health’s vaccination efforts in facing COVID-19. NBK provided fridges to five different vaccination centers in addition to Kuwait International Fairgrounds in Mishref Area. These five centers are located in Farwaniya, Al-Assimah, Hawally, Al-Ahmadi and Al-Jahra governorates.
NBK volunteers will tour around to ensure that water is delivered on daily basis to the fridges in the selected governorates. The fridges are part of NBK’s donation that included previously Golf Carts to provide free rides for elderly patients and people with disability from and to the parking area as well as shelters to the outdoor waiting areas at the Kuwait Vaccination Center in Kuwait International Fairground in Mishref.
“NBK is a key supporter of government vaccination efforts”, said Talal Al-Turki, NBK Public Relations Senior Manager. “NBK has long been engaging in launching and managing numerous campaigns and social development initiatives.”
Turki expressed his sincere appreciation to the national efforts in providing support to face the COVID-19 pandemic. “Throughout the bank’s history, we have been committed to meeting our responsibilities towards society and to support the efforts of governmental institutions and civil society for the farewell of our community,” he noted. “Since the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NBK continued to fulfill its social responsibility in line with its sustainable growth.”
It is worth mentioning that in response to the pandemic, NBK donated KD1 million to the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) to purchase medical devices and ventilators in addition to deploy a field hospital fully equipped with the latest medical equipment, an ICU, a medical laboratory, a radiology center, and a fully-equipped pharmacy. NBK maintains its leading position among the private sector institutions through its commitment to fully support social programs in the areas of healthcare, childcare, social, environmental, sports and education.