Ahli United Bank sponsors charity dinner organized by Mentor Arabia
Ahli United Bank (AUB) announced its golden sponsorship of a charity dinner which was held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad AlJaber Al-Sabah. The dinner was attended by the Representative of His Highness the Amir, Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah - Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan, Queen Silvia of Sweden - President of Mentor International, Prince Turki Bin Talal Bin Abdelaziz Al Saud - Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mentor Arabia, and Faisal Al Mutawa, the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mentor Arabia, with the objective being to participate in the organization’s efforts in safeguarding youth from drug abuse, and raising more awareness around its dangers across society.
The event was attended by a number of senior executives from AUB who have shown their gratitude and respect towards the role that the Mentor Foundation, and specifically, Mentor Arabia, plays in empowering the youth and protecting them from negative practices.
Richard Groves AUB’s Chief Executive Officer said, “At AUB, we are honored and proud to have participated in sponsoring this event as a Gold Sponsor. The event was organized with a promising message to all members of society, and one which aims to shed light and change perceptions amongst our younger generation in an effort to stop the spread of drug abuse. Mentor Arabia’s objectives are in line with AUB’s strategic vision of catering to the youth, and placing them at the forefront of its business sustainability activities.
Mentor Arabia is a non-governmental association (NGO) that was launched in April 2006. The organization’s vision reflects its keenness to protect youth from the dangers of drug abuse, and pave the road to drive leading development efforts across their physical and mental health. The Foundation applies leading best practices that have been proven successful in combatting the spread of drug abuse amongst young people and to give them a sense of purpose and improved selfconfidence so as to realize their potential. It is led by a committee formed by renowned key opinion leaders, namely Prince Turki Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Mentor Arabia is part of Mentor International, which was established in 1994, under the patronage of Queen Silvia.