Picture from last year’s Walkathon
National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), the best bank in the Middle East, announced the launching of its 17th Annual Walkathon on the 12th of March 2011 on the occasion of Kuwait's celebration of 50 years over its independence, 20 years over its liberation from the Iraqi invasion and 5 years since H.H. the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabir Al-Sabah assumed his post. The Walkathon event will also feature a host of functions, activities and competitions with rewarding prizes and rewards awaiting the participants.
NBK's Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Bank & Community Committee, Nasser Musaed Al Sayer said that it has been clear that NBK's Walkathon is growing year on year, and we are extremely thrilled to take our involvement with this exciting event to new levels. This year, we are expecting participation to be much more than previous walkathon which witnessed more the participation of more than 12,000 contesters".
Al Sayer added said that NBK has set all the preparations for the launch of the Walkathon. The registration for the Walkathon has started in NBK Walkathon registration tent next to the Scientific Centre in Salmiya on Sunday, February 13 and continues until March 11, i.e. one day before the start of the walkathon.
"It is gratifying to note that the annual walkathon event, which is a major component of NBK's corporate social responsibility (CSR), has over the years garnered huge success and public recognition as being one of the much awaited nationwide health, sports and entertainment-related activities", Al Sayer added.