Gulf Bank Announces Winner of Its Kuwaiti Salary Account

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Published February 12th, 2018 - 12:52 GMT
Fayeza Ahmad Jasem Al Khamis, won Kuwait’s largest salary cash prize of KD250,000.
Fayeza Ahmad Jasem Al Khamis, won Kuwait’s largest salary cash prize of KD250,000.

Gulf Bank is pleased to announce the lucky winner of its Kuwaiti salary account draw. Ms. Fayeza Ahmad Jasem Al Khamis, won Kuwait’s largest salary cash prize of KD250,000 and her name was announced during the draw event held at The Scientific Center located in Salmiya, Kuwait’s premier science and educational organization, on Thursday 8 February 2018.

The winner’s name was also announced live on 88.8 FM Kuwait Pulse radio station, on the ‘Diwaniyat Al Yaqout and Al Ansari’ show, whose presenters were broadcasting live at the event and interacting with the audience.

The event kicked off at 4 pm with a range of children’s activities. Then, the growing crowd of attendees were treated to a special musical performance by Mr. Fahed Al Salem, who sang a medley of Kuwaiti songs, mixing between new and old ones, accompanied by Mr. Mohamad Al Sarraf of The Concert.

Then the exciting main event began with Mr. Mijren Al Mijren and Mr. Nawaf Al Jazzaf from Corporate Communications; in addition to Mr. Ahmad Al Matari, from Human Resources serving as the hosts of the evening and energized the crowd.  They also held a special crowd-pleasing activity for children to end the event.

Hundreds of people also registered for a chance to enter Gulf Bank’s exclusive and wildly popular “Catch the Cash” money box game. Once the main event started, participants’ names were selected live through a random raffle by the event hosts.  Introduced last year, this game has proven to be a crowd favorite. The game is simple, once selected to play, you enter the box and have 10 seconds to catch as many notes of different denominations as you can. These notes are then exchanged for cash on the spot with the total prize amount being KD 2,000.

Ms. Laila Al-Qatami, Assistant General Manager for Corporate Communications at Gulf Bank noted: “This event was truly fun and lively, we thank everyone who came out to participate and watch the show.  We strongly thank our friends at the Scientific Center who hosted our event, and are happy to be working with them during the month of February. The Bank also extends its best wishes to the Kuwaiti Salary account draw winner, Ms. Fayeza Ahmad Al Khamis and thanks her for banking with Gulf Bank. It was exciting to hear from her directly on the night of her win.” 

Gulf Bank’s salary account is tailored for Kuwaiti customers, and allows them to benefit from many unique offers by transferring their salaries to Gulf Bank, including the opportunity to either receive a KD 100 cash gift upon transferring their salaries to Gulf Bank or an interest free loan. Customers must have a minimum salary of KD 500 and are fully eligible for the offer following their first salary transfer to Gulf Bank.

Additionally, customers can also enjoy a one year free of charge Visa or MasterCard credit card, as well as a chance to apply for loan up to KD 70,000 payable over 15 years, or a consumer loan up to KD 15,000, plus an automatic membership in the best and fastest rewards program in Kuwait with Gulf Bank Credit Cards. Gulf Bank customers will also get the best services and facilities when financing their vehicle through Gulf Bank representatives who are available in all major car showrooms.

In addition to these exciting benefits, all existing and new customers who transfer their salaries to Gulf Bank are automatically enrolled into quarterly and annual salary account draws.  Existing customers will get one chance while new customers will get three chances to win valuable cash prizes, including three quarterly prizes of KD 25,000, and the annual draw for Kuwait’s largest salary prize of KD 250,000. Customers also can take part in Al Danah quarterly and yearly draws by opening Al Danah account to get the chance to become the next Al Danah millionaire.

Salary campaign’s 2018 draw dates include three quarterly draws to be held on 9 April, 9 July and 8 October 2018, respectively, and prizes value will be KD 25,000 each. The Annual draw for the grand prize of KD 250,000, will be held on 7 February 2019.

To find out more about Gulf Bank’s salary account, customers can visit one of the Gulf Bank’s 57 branches; call the Customer Contact Center on 1805805, or log on to the bank’s website www.e-gulfbank.com.

Background Information

Gulf Bank

Gulf Bank is one of the leading conventional banks in Kuwait with total assets of KD 6 billion for year ended 31 December 2018. The Bank provides a broad offering of consumer banking, wholesale banking, treasury, and financial services through its large network of 58 branches and more than 200 ATMs in Kuwait.

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Published February 23rd, 2019 - 09:46 GMT
من احتجاجات السترات الصفراء في فرنسا
من احتجاجات السترات الصفراء في فرنسا

يواصل الآلاف من محتجي حركة "السترات الصفراء" تظاهراتهم للأسبوع الخامس عشر على التوالي في العاصمة باريس ومدن فرنسية أخرى.

وقالت الشرطة في بيان، "أعلن في باريس عن خمس تظاهرات، ثلاث منها بشكل تجمعات، أما المسيرتان الأخريان اللتان سميتا على موقع فيسبوك للتواصل الاجتماعي "تسونامي أصفر" و"كلنا في الشانزيليزيه لا نتراجع عن شيء"، فستنطلقان من قوس النصر ظهر اليوم السبت على التوالي وتنتهيان في ساحة تروكاديرو".

وأضاف البيان أن هذه المسيرات ستعبر جادة الشانزليزيه وحي الأوبرا وتلتف حول متحف اللوفر وتتوقف أمام مقر "حركة شركات فرنسا" ثم تواصل طريقها إلى ساحة تروكاديرو.

من جهتها قالت وزارة الداخلية الفرنسية بشان الأرقام التي تنشرها، إن حجم التظاهرات تراجع في أيام السبوت الأربعة الأخيرة.

بدورهم أعلن أربعة آلاف شخص من رواد مواقع التواصل الاجتماعي مساء الجمعة عبر فيسبوك عن نيتهم المشاركة في هذه التجمعات، وقال أكثر من 18 ألفا آخرين إنهم "مهتمون" بها.

وذكرت مواقع التواصل أنه ستُنظم تجمعات في مدن أخرى غير العاصمة، مثل بوردو، التي تعد مع تولوز من مواقع التعبئة الكبرى التي تشهد باستمرار صدامات عنيفة مع قوات الشرطة.

من جهتها أبلغت نقابة شرطة بوردو المسؤولين مساء الجمعة عن "الوضع الحرج" و"الإنهاك المعنوي والجسدي" لرجال الشرطة، مطالبة بوسائل أكثر فاعلية لمواجهة "حرب العصابات في المدن".

لكن وزير الداخلية الفرنسي كريستوف كاستانير صرح خلال زيارة إلى ضاحية أوبرفيلييه شمال شرقي باريس "إذا كان البعض يعتقدون أن رجال الشرطة سينهكون وسيتم استنزافهم، فهم مخطئون"، مؤكدا أن "رجال الشرطة سيكونون حاضرين وسيقومون بمهامهم".

يشار إلى أن 41 ألف شخص تظاهروا في فرنسا السبت الماضي، مقابل 282 ألفا في 17 نوفمبر أول يوم للتحركات الاحتجاجية الاجتماعية، بحسب بيانات رسمية


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