Al-Abdulghafour: We aim to help young entrepreneurs plan their future
KUWAIT: National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) signed a partnership agreement with the global non-profit “Entrepreneurs’ Organization” Kuwait Chapter in an aim to engage its Business Banking customers throughout the year as part of its ongoing efforts to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Established in 1987, Entrepreneurs’ Organization is a global business network that enables business owners to learn from each other’s experiences and digital management systems through global events, leadership-development programs, an online entrepreneur forum and executive education opportunities leading to greater business success.
Speaking of the partnership, Ghalia Al-Abdulghafour, Business Banking Direct Sales and Strategy Manager at National Bank of Kuwait, said: “Our partnership with a leading international organization such as Entrepreneurs’ Organization is a new step in our commitment to our responsibility towards owners of small and medium enterprises as we endeavor to provide an integrated banking experience to our Business Banking customers, providing them with opportunities to partake in international events and programs that help them gain knowledge and acquire the latest digital and management solutions.”
Al-Abdulghafour added: “At NBK, we aim to help young entrepreneurs plan their future and support them fully from the start of their journey. Giving them access to these events and global experiences is key pillar to our strategy to forge strong relations with SMEs and granting them support in all ways possible.”
Al-Abdulghafour promised new and unique services and products designed for Business Banking customers as well as specialized events that are organized or sponsored by NBK as it continues to commit to providing an exceptional banking experience to meet their aspirations and needs.
On his part, Yousef Salah Al-Sultan – President at Entrepreneurs’ Organization Kuwait Chapter, said: “We are pleased to partner with a leading financial institution in Kuwait and the region such as NBK and we look forward to driving this partnership to new heights by organizing events and programs that provide entrepreneurs with an opportunity to improve their skills and share their experiences with SMEs around the world.”
Al Sultan added that Entrepreneurs’ Organization has supported entrepreneurs since its establishment, creating a platform of seminars and events for learning, training and social support.
NBK gives its Business Banking customers access to a wide range of banking products and services including: Business Banking Officers, Points of Sale, Business Banking Credit Cards, Online Salary Transfers, NBK Online Banking, Insurance, Business Loans, Letters of Credit, Letters of Guarantee and local invoices.
NBK also provides 9 Business Banking branches tailored to the needs of customers and located across Kuwait, including: the main branch in Kuwait City, Surra, Shuwaikh, Mubarak Al Kabeer, Arraya Tower 2 (5th floor), Fintas, Ghazali, Sharq, and Ras Salmiya. These branches provide a team of professionals with different expertise to service Business Banking customers. Customers benefit from a one-on-one experience with their Business Banking Officer for credit, financial and investment consulting, commercial finance and treasury. Customers can complete their banking transactions in a seamless and convenient way. They can also visit nbk.com to learn more about the Business Banking products and services.