KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced its Gold sponsorship of the eighth edition of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Universities and Higher Education Institutions Games. The event, hosted this year by the State of Kuwait and organized by the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET), came under the patronage of Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al Hamad Al Sabah.
The event’s organizing committee recognized Zain for sponsoring the event with the attendance of the Director-General of the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) Dr. Ali Al Mudhaf, Deputy Director-General of PAAET’s Academic Support Services Dr. Jasem Al Ostad, and Dean of Student Affairs and Head of the Organizing Committee Dr. Hussain Al Mukaimi.
Zain’s support to this event came as part of its strong belief in the important role the private sector plays in developing the youth and sports sectors in Kuwait. The company makes this concept a reality by sponsoring and supporting various major sporting events in Kuwait, including this regional event held on the GCC level.
The eighth edition of the GCC Universities and Higher Education Institutions Games featured competitions in eight different sports: football, futsal, volleyball, swimming, tennis, table tennis, athletics, and cross country running. The event witnessed the participation of over 700 athletes from across Kuwait and GCC public universities.
Zain’s support to this event comes in line with its keenness on encouraging the various efforts that contribute to developing the Kuwaiti youth and sports sectors. The company puts the support of Kuwaiti sports at the forefront of its priorities under the umbrella of its Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility strategy, and Zain’s support of Kuwaiti champions results in many achievements that the company is proud of one year after another.
Zain is proud to support all initiatives that contribute to elevating the Kuwaiti sports scene, and the company remains committed to supporting and sponsoring different types of sports competitions, emphasizing its dedication to the further progress of Kuwaiti youth and sports.