National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) received “The Localization Award” from the GCC Council of Ministers of Labour for the second consecutive year.
Emad Al Ablani, NBK Deputy General Manager, Human Resources Group, received the award from the Minister of Communications and Acting Minister of Social Affairs and Labour Salem Al-Othaina and the Undersecretary of Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour Mohammad Al-Kandari during a special ceremony held in Riyadh, KSA.
"It is indeed a source of immense honor and pride for NBK to win this highly prestigious award for the second consecutive year,” Al Ablani. “The award is a testament of NBK’s commitment to supporting talented and qualified Kuwaiti nationals and empowering them to realize their potentials.”
Al Ablani added: “NBK maintains its position as one of the country's largest private sector employers. This drive is also an illustration of the bank's continuing endeavors to provide career opportunities for nationals and to support the country's aim to encourage young nationals to assume roles in the private sector."
In addition to recruiting young nationals, NBK offers many training programs to constantly develop the skills of its employees. NBK’s training programs include NBK Academy, the Summer Internship Program and the first of its kind in the region the NBK High Fliers Program in collaboration with the American University of Beirut.