Global Supports Distinguished Kuwaiti Students

Published July 3rd, 2008 - 12:37 GMT

Global Investment House “Global” announced today of its support for a number of distinguished Kuwaiti students. The group is comprised of 12 students, five in High School, five in Middle School, and two in Elementary School.

These students received awards honoring their scholastic achievements in different areas including the Education Office Awards for the GCC and the Latifa Bint Mohammad Al-Maktoum Award for Youth Creativity amongst other awards. These students raised Kuwait’s name high on the GCC level.

Mrs. Maha Al-Ghunaim, Chairperson and Managing Director at Global received the distinguished students in the company. She also met with them and discussed their academic ambitions as well as their future career plans. Al-Ghunaim encouraged them to put more effort in order to honor Kuwait. Additionally, she presented them with souvenirs.

Throughout the discussion, Mrs. Al-Ghunaim stressed that students should choose the university majors that interest them in order to achieve success. She also added that the students should not stop at the bachelors degree, but should pursue higher studies and to always be on the lookout on news and to read on a regular basis.

During the past year, Dr. Nouriya Al-Subih, the Minister of Education and Higher Education,  Mr. Jassem Al-Kharafi, the Head of Parliament, Sheikha Amthal Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, Sheikha Fareeha  Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah and Sheikh Salem Abdulaziz Al-Sabah, the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait received and awarded a number of distinguished students.

It is worth mentioning that Global supports a high corporate social responsibility such as training courses and charity events. Global also built student lounges at Kuwait University, as well as organizing field trips for the American University of Kuwait students. Additionally, Global regularly offers training courses for its own employees during the summer season.

 


About Global Investment House “Global”
Global Investment House “Global” is a full-fledged investment company incorporated in 1998, and falls under the regulation of the Central Bank of Kuwait. Its underlying foundation is to meet the high expectations of local and international clients, and to enhance the investment service industry and the capital market in Kuwait and the region. Today, Global stock lists on the Kuwait, Bahrain, and Dubai Stock Exchanges. Global plays an important role in promoting investment opportunities in the MENA region to investors through expert financial engineering, in-depth research and reports to advance the capital market in the region. Thus, Global’s achievements have been recognized on local, regional, and international levels. The company’s current assets under management reached KD2.5 billion (USD 9.3 billion) by 31 March 2008.


 


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