Zain welcomes Kuwait’s National Handicapped Basketball Team champions
Underlying its utmost support to an important segment in the society, Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, today announced that it has welcomed Kuwait’s National Handicapped Basketball Team’s champions in Kuwait Airport after the team won the first West Asia Handicapped Basketball league in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Zain Deputy Chairman Bader Nasser Al Kharafi along with Sheikha Sheikha Al Abdallah Al Subah, the honorary president for the disabled club, Deputy General Manager of the Public Authority for Youth and Sport Dr. Jassim Al Huwaidi, and Kuwait Handicapped Sports Club president Shafi Al Hajri welcomed the champions in Kuwait Airport’s Honorary Hall, where the company’s presence affirmed its continuous support and pride in Kuwaiti sportsmen, especially those with special needs.
The company’s participation was part of its latest initiative where it presented the Kuwait Sports Club for the Handicapped with specially customized wheelchairs with an aim of facilitating their comfort while training and competing in tournaments and championships, raising the Kuwaiti flag high with their persistence.
Zain Deputy Chairman Bader Al Kharafi expressed his pleasure and pride in the wining title the champions achieved saying: “we are extremely proud of the great achievements the handicapped basketball team and the Kuwait Handicapped Sports Club have achieved overall, and we are even more proud today of this achievement that the Kuwaiti champions worked very hard to accomplish”.
Al Kharafi added: “such sport clubs are in need of constant support and attention. They continue to achieve great titles while facing many challenges, and with Zain’s presence today, we hope that we affirm our Corporate Social Responsibility strategy that caters to the special needs community”.
Zain’s support of people with special needs has long been a core focus for the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, and by presenting such initiatives, the company reassures its continuous support to this much cherished segment of the society. Going forward, the company pledges to spare no efforts in providing comprehensive support that help to reflect a positive image to the Kuwait sports and youth segments.