National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), the leading bank in Kuwait and the highest rated bank in the Middle East brought the passion and excitement of the 2010 FIFA World Cup to its Visa credit cardholders through a Visa credit card promotion. NBK Visa credit cardholders had chances to win a package for 2 persons to witness one of the 7 finals matches of this spectacular event in South Africa.
"FIFA World Cup is the world's most popular sporting event, and NBK is the only Bank in Kuwait that offered its Visa credit cardholders a chance to win fully paid packages to see all the final matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Our Visa credit card holders will have the opportunity to see the best players in person and feel the World Cup fever live in South Africa at the most important games", said NBK Deputy General Manager- Consumer Banking Group Abdullah Al Najran Tuwaijri.
Mrs. Tamamah Hussain Abdullah, the winner of a trip for 2 persons to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, said that the FIFA World Cup campaign launched by NBK is one of the most exciting promotions offered by the bank adding that she had never imagined that she will be a winner of such a fabulous prize. When she received a call from NBK congratulating her for being a winner, she asked several times "Are you sure I am the winner?" Tamamah added that this is the first time in her life that she has won such a big prize. "Actually, I am not really interested in the match itself but I have always wished to attend one of the carnival-like and fun-filled inauguration and closing ceremonies of the World Cup. I am immensely pleased to have the chance to visit South Africa with my husband who is fond of watching soccer matches in general and the World Cup matches in particular" she said.
Tamamah indicated that it is not unusual for NBK, with its unyielding and multi-faceted social responsibility approach, to support, foster and promote sporting spirit amongst ordinary citizens". I feel that I am really lucky to win this big prize but moreover I am luckier to be an NBK customer".