Boulevard launches season activities
KUWAIT: The Boulevard launched its activities for the current season, the higher organizing committee announced during a press conference yesterday. Adwan Al-Adwani, Chairman of the Al-Salmiya Group Company for Enterprise Development, noted that Boulevard provides activities for all age categories. “We are going to kick off our educational activities in order to entertain and motivate citizens and residents of all ages.”
Adwani noted that the company’s management has prepared educational and entertainment programs for the entire year, as well as tourist programs for entrepreneurs from inside and outside Kuwait. He asked government organizations to support young people to establish small and medium enterprises and to adopt Kuwaiti youth projects at Boulevard. “As part of our social responsibility, we have a ‘Lobby’ project that provides stores of suitable space at nominal rent to encourage small enterprises by young Kuwaitis and help them launch their projects,” he added.
He said that Salmiya Group will support young people by various activities and events to be organized in cooperation with government and non-government organizations from the private sector. Adwani revealed a 3D drawing festival will be held to support talented youth and develop their skills. A free workshop by artists from Australia to draw 3D graphics was the first event of its kind in Kuwait.
He called on institutions and tourism companies to prepare touristic programs to get tourists from the GCC, Arab and foreign countries to visit Boulevard, where the company’s management will organize entertainment and educational programs and historical, artistic, recreational, cultural, theatrical and other activities. Adwani also invited the ministry of education to organize trips for students to Boulevard. “We haven’t forgotten the disabled, and equipped the park with suitable facilities for them. We would also like to organize trips for them to achieve common national goals.”
In addition, Boulevard will organize football, basketball, volleyball, tennis, cricket and other matches in its grounds. He said Boulevard welcomes all media, radio, television and satellite channels, public and private, to record their programs inside the mall. Adwani pointed out that Salmiya Group will develop public awareness and educational competitions for visitors on different occasions. Competition among chefs will also be held in restaurants that are located in Boulevard on a monthly basis to select the best dish.
At the end of the press conference, Adwani announced the start of a competition for the media, which have a unique role. The competition is about the best report covering Boulevard’s activities and events during this month. There will be also a competition for the best footage for photographers. Al-Ahli Bank’s branch in the Boulevard also announced the start of a competition for best picture of the bank’s branch in the Boulevard. Ali Bsaj, Regional Manager of Al-Ahli Bank, said that the bank will give cash prizes to the winners of the most beautiful pictures.
KUWAIT: (From left) Nader Marafie, Adwan Al-Adwani and Ahmed Abu Sido attend the press conference yesterday.—Photos by Yasser Al-Zayyat
Adwan Al-Adwani honors Ahmed Abu Sido.