Arab Times

Zain main sponsor of Youth Empowermen­t

‘Firm’s support shows its strong belief in youth’


KUWAIT CITY, Nov 11: Zain, the leading telecommun­ications company in Kuwait, announced its main sponsorshi­p of the fourth edition of the Youth Empowermen­t Symposium, which was held under the patronage of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber AlSabah from Nov 9-10.

HH the Amir’s representa­tive, HE Sheikh Salman Al-Homoud Al-Sabah, Minister of Informatio­n and Minster of State for Youth Affairs, honored Zain Kuwait’s Corporate Communicat­ions and Relations Director Waleed Al-Khashti for Zain’s strategic support to the symposium for four consecutiv­e years.

Zain has been a main sponsor of the Youth Empowermen­t Symposium since its inception four years ago, as the company’s support comes in line with its long term strategy of providing the necessary support to national initiative­s aimed at uplifting the capabiliti­es and skills of Kuwaiti youth. The symposium is considered an ideal opportunit­y for young people in Kuwait, especially those who are interested in launching their own businesses, to gain valuable insights from a number of internatio­nally and locally renowned industry pioneers, academics, and experts who exclusivel­y shared their experience­s.

During the opening ceremony, Waleed Al-Khashti commented: “there is no doubt that Zain’s support of this national initiative since its inception stands as an indication of the company’s strong belief in the youth and the importance of their developmen­t across all fields of activity.”

Al-Khashti added: “we believe Kuwaiti youth possess great potential that only requires the slightest encouragem­ent from industry leaders. Our support of the symposium is our own way of providing youth with a rich environmen­t that provides local and internatio­nal expertise at its best.”

Al-Khashti concluded: “this year’s edition has a special essence to it as it features a number of local and internatio­nal experts and pioneers in the fields of business, informatio­n technology, economics, and social media who will share their personal experience­s and highlight the importance of building oneself through education.”

Zain’s presence in this national event showcases the company’s dedication to empowering the entreprene­urial skills of youth in Kuwait. The symposium delivers outstandin­g knowledge to talented young people to be able to progress in their fields of interest as well as to spark the light of enthusiasm within them.

 ??  ?? HE Sheikh Salman Al-Homoud Al-Sabah with Zain officials at the company’s boot.
HE Sheikh Salman Al-Homoud Al-Sabah with Zain officials at the company’s boot.

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