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Rewarding 11 winners with a selection of great prizes  Kuwait, 4th July 2022:  Burgan Bank announced the winners in its Power of 22 summer campaign for Mastercard credit card holders, where the Bank held the first draw of the campaign on Sunday 3rd of July for eligible customers who used their cards locally or internationally during ... ... Read more
Kuwait 3, July 2022:  Burgan Bank, announced today Mr. QAIS ABDULHALEEM MOHAMMAD MAARAFI as the lucky winner of the draw prize of Al-Thuraya Salary Account monthly draw. The draw rewards new and existing customers who transfer their salary to Burgan Bank by offering them a chance to win KD 10,000 every month. Each account holder has one c... ... Read more
● Trafalgar Luxury Group (formerly Trafalgar) has reshuffled its senior leadership to spearhead expansion plans across the region● The Group will also establish its head office in Dubai later this year, a strategic step to further establish the Group in the region Dubai, UAE - July 4th, 2022 – Following the announcement of it... ... Read more
The only Bank in Kuwait to have won the Award for the period from 2001-2021 consecutively . Mr. Mohammad Najeeb Al-Zanki, Head of Corporate Banking - Assistant General Manager, and Mr. Mohammad Al Zayed, Head of Operations at Burgan Bank receiving the award from J.P. Morgan’s representatives. Kuwait, 2 July 2022. Burgan Bank recently rec... ... Read more
As part of its participation in the “Partners to Hire” Campaign and Forum.  . HRD and PR representatives with the graduates during the ceremonyKuwait, 30 June, 2022:  Burgan Bank recently took part in the graduation ceremony for the second and third batch of participants in the “Partners to Hire” program, which see... ... Read more
June 30, 2022:  This summer, the Pandora universe will officially expand to include a new collection with globally renowned animation studios, Disney Pixar. Showcasing stories of shared emotions, attitudes and points of views, Disney and Pixar is the perfect match for the collaboration with Pandora.The new collaboration will feature styles ins... ... Read more
To promote financial literacy and banking awareness amongst bank customers and within the community at largeGroup Head of Corporate Communications Kholoud AlFeeli with Burgan Bank’s public relations teamKuwait, 29 June 2022:   For the second year in a row, Burgan Bank is continuing its support of the “Let's Be Aware”... ... Read more
The all-new 2022 Pathfinder available now at Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Albabtain Co with the new transmission improves the SUV’s acceleration by 30% for a more engaging drive Kuwait, (28 June 2022) – Strengthening its model line-up and continuing to build on its SUV dominance across the region, Nissan has introduced a new 9-speed autom... ... Read more
Kuwait, 28 June 2022:  Burgan Bank announced the free Eidiya delivery service to Premier Banking and Private Banking customers in collaboration with “Qiblah” company for concierge services. Through this convenient service, Eidiya cash denominations can be ordered and delivered to the customers at their request to the address of the... ... Read more
As part of its social responsibility program supporting the community’s health and wellbeing .  Kuwait - 21, June 2022:  Burgan Bank announced its sponsorship and participation in the third Al Ahmadi Governorate Blood Donation Campaign, that will be held at Al Kout Mall on the 24th of June 2022, under the auspice of His Ex... ... Read more
Luxury package offered by Nissan Al-BabtainKuwait – 15 June 2021: As part of the summer celebrations, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles, is offering its fans the ultimate deal on its latest high-performance, luxury SUV in Kuwait – 2022 Patrol NISMO. Catering to Kuwait’s appea... ... Read more
Let’s go exploring! This season, Pandora captures the essence of summer with new styles inspired by sun-soaked travels and adventures by the sea..  . Pandora’s new arrivals offer collectable snapshots of the sights and sounds of summer. Embrace a sunshine state of mind wherever you are, with tropical fruit and rainforest charms, sy... ... Read more
Mr. Hameed Abul, Chief Consumer Banking Officer at Burgan Bank.  . Mr. Raed Abdullah Al-Haqhaq, Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer & CEO – Kuwait at Burgan Bank. Kuwait, 15 June 2022:  Burgan Bank recently announced the appointment of Mr. Hameed Abul as Chief Consumer Banking Officer, following the approval of the Central Bank... ... Read more
Mr. Hameed Abul, Chief Consumer Banking Officer at Burgan Bank.  . Mr. Raed Abdullah Al-Haqhaq, Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer & CEO – Kuwait at Burgan Bank. Kuwait, 15 June 2022:  Burgan Bank recently announced the appointment of Mr. Hameed Abul as Chief Consumer Banking Officer, following the approval of the Central Bank... ... Read more


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Kuwait, 7th July 2022:  Burgan Bank announced that it will be officially closed during the Eid Al-Adha holidays, for a total of 4 days, starting from Sunday, July 10th until Wednesday, 13th July 2022. In order to ensure the continuation of service to its customers, several branches will resume business on Thursday, July 14th from 8:30am until 3:00pm. These include the head office branch, as well as the Bank’s branches in Ahmadi, Avenues, Salmiya, Jahra -Taima, and Qurain. On the other hand, the Airport Branch will continue to serve customers during the Eid holiday as per usual, remaining open 24/7. The Call Center and WhatsApp Service at 1804080 will also be available arou ......read more

Years ago, when smartphones were still in their evolving phase, entry-level smartphones used to get a bad rap for being mediocre. But things have changed for the better. Entry-level phones, like the HUAWEI nova Y series, now often offer some solid features that are mostly seen on flagship devices. That’s why the release of HUAWEI nova Y70 got us seriously excited. The phone comes with a 6000mAh battery with 22.5W HUAWEI SuperCharge, a stunning display, a great set of cameras and ample 128GB storage space. The best part is that the HUAWEI nova Y70 lets you have all of these for a very attractive price.   HUAWEI nova Y70 Reliable battery for uninterrupted performance The HUA ......read more

In a step towards global scientific institutes being able to preserve the Sand Tiger Shark species, cementing TSCK’s position as a major scientific and sustainability hub    Mrs. Rana Al-Nibari, General Manager at TSCK   Dr. Salem Al-Ablani, a biologist and a former member at the TSCK Board of Directors Kuwait, 6 July 2022:  The Scientific Center (TSCK), one of the centers of Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), announced a major global scientific achievement, with the successful breeding of the endangered Sand Tiger Shark and the successful care of the newborn sharks – under the umbrella of a carefully mapped out strategy to ensure ......read more

Kuwait 6, July 2022 – Driven by its ambitious growth strategy, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles in Kuwait, were delighted to unveil their new Genuine Spare Parts outlet. Located in Shuwaikh Industrial area, the new Nissan outlet offers a suite of Nissan Genuine Parts and Accessories, including spare parts, oil filter, brake pads, timing belts, spark plugs and air filters, which provide Nissan vehicles with long-term reliability, safety and quality.  To better serve its customer base in Kuwait through comprehensive service solutions, the new outlet joins the AABC network of Nissan Service Centers and Genuine Spare Parts ......read more

Rewarding 11 winners with a selection of great prizes     Kuwait, 4th July 2022:  Burgan Bank announced the winners in its Power of 22 summer campaign for Mastercard credit card holders, where the Bank held the first draw of the campaign on Sunday 3rd of July for eligible customers who used their cards locally or internationally during the period from June 1st to June 30th, 2022.   A total of 11 winners were rewarded with several great prizes from Burgan Bank, with the top three winners receiving rewards in the form of Qatar Airways miles (Avios). The first winner received three million Avios, followed by the second winner who received two million Avios, ......read more

Kuwait 3, July 2022:  Burgan Bank, announced today Mr. QAIS ABDULHALEEM MOHAMMAD MAARAFI as the lucky winner of the draw prize of Al-Thuraya Salary Account monthly draw.  The draw rewards new and existing customers who transfer their salary to Burgan Bank by offering them a chance to win KD 10,000 every month. Each account holder has one chance to enter the draw. The Al-Thuraya account holders have the option to hold money in Kuwaiti Dinar and other major currencies and can access account-related services such as standing orders, loans and credit cards, and benefit from the discounts and offers throughout the year. ...read more

● Trafalgar Luxury Group (formerly Trafalgar) has reshuffled its senior leadership to spearhead expansion plans across the region ● The Group will also establish its head office in Dubai later this year, a strategic step to further establish the Group in the region   Dubai, UAE - July 4th, 2022 – Following the announcement of its rebranding, homegrown Kuwaiti luxury retailer, Trafalgar Luxury Group has announced its internal senior leadership reshuffle to lead the revised vision and five strategic ambitions to ensure it is being implemented across the Group.    Having announced three distinct verticals, these being 1. Watches and Jewellery, 2. ......read more

The only Bank in Kuwait to have won the Award for the period from 2001-2021 consecutively   Mr. Mohammad Najeeb Al-Zanki, Head of Corporate Banking - Assistant General Manager, and Mr. Mohammad Al Zayed, Head of Operations at Burgan Bank receiving the award from J.P. Morgan’s representatives Kuwait, 2 July 2022 Burgan Bank recently received the coveted ‘Elite Quality Recognition Award’ for the year 2021 from JPMorgan Chase N.A., in recognition of its consistently high-quality performance. The award highlights the Bank’s advanced standards maintained in the complete range of client US Dollar funds transfer operations by both management and staff. J. P ......read more

As part of its participation in the “Partners to Hire” Campaign and Forum   HRD and PR representatives with the graduates during the ceremony Kuwait, 30 June, 2022:  Burgan Bank recently took part in the graduation ceremony for the second and third batch of participants in the “Partners to Hire” program, which seeks to train individuals with disabilities in the field of customer service. The ceremony took place under the auspice and in the presence of the Minister of Health, His Excellency Dr. Khaled Al-Saeed, who honored all organizations supporting people with disabilities. The ceremony witness also the attendance and participation of leading figures ......read more

June 30, 2022:  This summer, the Pandora universe will officially expand to include a new collection with globally renowned animation studios, Disney Pixar. Showcasing stories of shared emotions, attitudes and points of views, Disney and Pixar is the perfect match for the collaboration with Pandora. The new collaboration will feature styles inspired by fans’ favourite characters, including the courageous Buzz Lightyear, the optimistic Dory and the endlessly curious Wall·E, among many more familiar faces. Disney Pixar and Pandora fans will be able to collect the characters they love and carry them everywhere on their Pandora Moments charm holders. The collection sees t ......read more

To promote financial literacy and banking awareness amongst bank customers and within the community at large Group Head of Corporate Communications Kholoud AlFeeli with Burgan Bank’s public relations team Kuwait, 29 June 2022:   For the second year in a row, Burgan Bank is continuing its support of the “Let's Be Aware” (Diraya) financial awareness campaign, sponsoring and participating in various internal and external activities. In line with the Bank’s social responsibility program and under the umbrella of its sustainability platform, this has included recent events such as Al Ahmedi Governate’s third blood donation campaign and the Bank&rs ......read more

The all-new 2022 Pathfinder available now at Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Albabtain Co with the new transmission improves the SUV’s acceleration by 30% for a more engaging drive  Kuwait, (28 June 2022) – Strengthening its model line-up and continuing to build on its SUV dominance across the region, Nissan has introduced a new 9-speed automatic transmission to the Middle East, offering customers a host of benefits and improved driving experiences. Making its debut in the recently launched all-new 2022 Nissan Pathfinder, the new high efficiency, quick-response automatic transmission delivers on customers’ needs in the region for greater fuel efficiency without compromising o ......read more

Kuwait, 28 June 2022:  Burgan Bank announced the free Eidiya delivery service to Premier Banking and Private Banking customers in collaboration with “Qiblah” company for concierge services. Through this convenient service, Eidiya cash denominations can be ordered and delivered to the customers at their request to the address of their choice.   Customers can order Burgan’s free Eidiya delivery service by calling 22317755 or sending an email to Burganpremier@qiblah.com.kw from 26th of June till 5th of July 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm.  Burgan Bank also provides, in cooperation with Qiblah concierge the Premier Concierge service, which is one of the va ......read more

• Informatics Medal awarded to the late Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah • The 20th anniversary celebration is sponsored by His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah • Winners of the award’s 20th edition hail from the State of Kuwait, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Sultanate of Oman • Sheikha Aida Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah: The awards have recognized the innovation and achievements of hundreds of participants from Kuwait, the GCC and the Middle East   Kuwait – June 27, 2022: The late Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, as well as winners of the ......read more

Mr. Masoud M. J Hayat and Mr Raed Abdullah Al Haqhaq during the 57th AGM  Attendees at the AGM Kuwait- June 23d, 2022:  Burgan Bank has convened its 57th Annual General Assembly meeting on Wednesday 22nd of June at KIPCO Tower with a quorum of 85.138%. During the meeting, all the items on the Assembly’s agenda were approved, including the nomination of the Board of Directors for the 2022-2024 board cycle. In conformity with the Central Bank of Kuwait’s mandate on independent Board membership, Burgan Bank shareholders have elected five independent board members with proven leadership and extensive expertise.  Following its first meeting, the new Board of ......read more

As part of its social responsibility program supporting the community’s health and wellbeing    Kuwait - 21, June 2022:  Burgan Bank announced its sponsorship and participation in the third Al Ahmadi Governorate Blood Donation Campaign, that will be held at Al Kout Mall on the 24th of June 2022, under the auspice of His Excellency Sheikh Fawaz Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Al Ahmadi Governor. This year’s campaign is organized under the slogan “A Drop of Your Blood…A Life for Others” and aims at highlighting the importance of donating blood throughout the year to help supply the blood bank’s stock with all blood types.  On thi ......read more

20 June 2022:  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Pegasus Airlines Vice-Chairperson of the Board (Managing Director) Mehmet Tevfik Nane has assumed his duties as Chair of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a one-year term, effective from the conclusion of the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Doha, Qatar on 21 June. Nane is the 80th chair of the IATA BoG. He has served on the BoG since 2019. He succeeds JetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes, who will continue to serve on the BoG. “I’m honored to take on this position at a time when the industry is emerging from our worst downturn. In addition to maintaining momentum toward re-opening th ......read more

20 June 2022: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced an upgrade to its outlook for the airline industry’s 2022 financial performance as the pace of recovery from the COVID-19 crisis quickens. Forecast highlights include:   • Industry losses are expected to reduce to -$9.7 billion (improved from the October 2021 forecast for an $11.6 billion loss) for a net loss margin of -1.2%. That is a huge improvement from losses of $137.7 billion (-36.0% net margin) in 2020 and $42.1 billion (-8.3% net margin) in 2021.  • Industry-wide profitability in 2023 appears within reach with North America already expected to deliver an $8.8 billion profit i ......read more

Luxury package offered by Nissan Al-Babtain Kuwait – 15 June 2021: As part of the summer celebrations, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles, is offering its fans the ultimate deal on its latest high-performance, luxury SUV in Kuwait – 2022 Patrol NISMO. Catering to Kuwait’s appeal for performance and prestige on the road, the new 2022 Nissan Patrol NISMO is a race-inspired version of the legendary Patrol combining a bold exterior design and a technologically advanced interior to offer customers the refinement of a luxury SUV with the thrill of a sports car.  Nissan Al Babtain is offering its 2022 Patrol NISMO o ......read more

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), announced that leaders of the global aviation industry are gathering in Doha, Qatar, for the 78th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and World Air Transport Summit (WATS), with Qatar Airways as the host airline. The event (19-21 June) attracts the industry’s most senior leaders from among IATA’s 290 member airlines, as well as leading government officials, strategic partners, equipment suppliers, and media.  “In a few days, Doha will become the aviation capital of the world. The last time we met in Doha, in 2014, we were celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first airline flight. This year’s AGM is anoth ......read more

Let’s go exploring! This season, Pandora captures the essence of summer with new styles inspired by sun-soaked travels and adventures by the sea.   Pandora’s new arrivals offer collectable snapshots of the sights and sounds of summer. Embrace a sunshine state of mind wherever you are, with tropical fruit and rainforest charms, symbols of the sea and desert, and detailed pieces that evoke the feeling of listening to ocean waves and exploring beneath palm trees.   Fans can style charms as special souvenirs on new woven leather bracelets and bestselling solid sterling silver charm holders. Each vibrant new design is made to tell your unique summer story, so create your ......read more

Mr. Hameed Abul, Chief Consumer Banking Officer at Burgan Bank   Mr. Raed Abdullah Al-Haqhaq, Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer & CEO – Kuwait at Burgan Bank Kuwait, 15 June 2022:  Burgan Bank recently announced the appointment of Mr. Hameed Abul as Chief Consumer Banking Officer, following the approval of the Central Bank of Kuwait in June 2022. In his new position, Abul is responsible for formulating and implementing comprehensive strategies for the Bank’s Consumer Banking Group, in addition to leading and directing the Bank’s consumer arms towards achieving growth, increasing profits, and reducing potential risks. On this occasion, Mr. Raed Abdul ......read more

Luxury package offered by Nissan Al-Babtain Kuwait – 14, June 2021: As part of the summer celebrations, Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC), the authorized dealer of Nissan vehicles, is offering its fans the ultimate deal on its latest high-performance, luxury SUV in Kuwait – 2022 Patrol NISMO. Catering to Kuwait’s appeal for performance and prestige on the road, the new 2022 Nissan Patrol NISMO is a race-inspired version of the legendary Patrol combining a bold exterior design and a technologically advanced interior to offer customers the refinement of a luxury SUV with the thrill of a sports car.  Nissan Al Babtain is offering its 2022 Patrol ......read more

June 14, 2022 – Ogilvy has promoted renowned People leader Elaine Grell to the position of Chief People Officer across EMEA. While now responsible for the EMEA region,  Elaine will continue to work closely with Fiona Gordon, CEO Ogilvy UK, to strategically drive the UK People agenda. Elaine will lead the agency network’s People teams and drive its "people first" strategy, ensuring Ogilvy continues to be  the best place for people to grow their careers.  Before coming to Ogilvy, Elaine worked in the hospitality, leisure and real-estate industries in the UK and US for IHG, British Airways and The Collective. She is a fellow of the Chartered Instit ......read more

As part of a strategic cooperation with Harvard Business School   Mr. Raed Al-Haqhaq, with H.E. Basel Al Haroun and Dr. Yaqoub AlRefai, honoring graduates. Kuwait - 6, June 2022:  In a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Central Bank of Kuwait, Burgan Bank honored its national cadres who graduated from the Kafa’a Initiative in the Executive Leadership Development Program within the banking and financial sector. The ceremony was held under the auspice and in the presence of H.E. Basel Ahmed Al Haroun, Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Banking Studies (IBS), as well as the presence and participation ......read more

Kuwait, 4 June 2022:  Burgan Bank announced today the names of the Kanz account monthly draw winners, who will each take home a KD 1,000 cash-prize. All Kanz customers who maintain a minimum balance of KD 200 for at least one week before the draw date, are included in the draw, and their chances of winning increase with higher deposits.  The 20 lucky winners are:  • MARIAM AHMAD BITTAR • RAWAN TALAL MARAFI  • FUAD SADEQ HUSSEIN • SAMEERAH ABDULLAH MAJAKI • IBRAHIM SHAKER ABDULRAZZAQ • BASEMAH HASAN ALDOUSSARI • AESHAH NASER ALMANSOUR • DEEMA NASER ALOTAIBI • RASHED GHANEM ABDULLAH • MOHAMMA ......read more

While the summer months bring iced drinks, beach days and fun in the sun, the heat and humidity can dehydrate the skin. Olay, a trusted skincare brand in the UAE, has formulated the Olay Fresh Outlast with White Strawberry & Mint Body Wash to hydrate your skin while transforming shower time into a luxurious, spa-like experience.  Hot summers call for skincare that offers intense refreshment and hydrating care. The Olay Fresh Outlast comes to save the day, with Vitamin B3 complex and nature-inspired ingredients to keep your skin hydrated and refreshed. It rinses off clean without leaving an oily, coated feel on the skin – for a weightless softness. “B” is for ......read more

Kuwait, May 31, 2022:  Burgan Bank has launched “Power of 22” campaign for its Mastercard credit card holders to reward them with chances to enter a draw and win great prizes when using any of Burgan Mastercard credit cards locally or internationally. This campaign is part of the Bank’s long-term plan to take the customers’ banking experience to a whole new level with a variety of exclusive benefits and all-new rewards. During the campaign period extending from June 1st till July 30th, 2022, a total of 22 winners will be selected. With a minimum spend of KD 200 on each Mastercard per month during the campaign period, all Burgan credit cardholders will be autom ......read more

Kuwait, 30 May 2022: Burgan Bank recently concluded its participation as a platinum sponsor in the Career Fair organized by the American University of Kuwait (AUK). The Bank’s participation came as a part of its ongoing social responsibility efforts to support the educational sector and Kuwait’s youth population, as well as its efforts to attract talented graduates to the banking sector. Speaking about the Bank’s participation in the fair, Ms. Halah El Sherbini, Burgan Bank Group's Chief Human Resources and Development Officer, said: “By being present in career fairs of this kind, Burgan Bank is eager to implement its human resources strategy which focuses on ......read more

Express your unfiltered self with Pandora ME’s festival-inspired jewellery collection Introducing the new festival-inspired line up of Pandora ME jewellery, with even more colour, more style and more choices. Launching this summer, the new collection allows you to create your summer jewellery playlist with interchangeable pieces to express your true, unfiltered self. Remix and replay your unique looks to reflect your personality with the new range of bold styling links, open rings, medallions and mini dangles in eye-catching tones. Bursting with bright colours, including the new tie-dye enamel, these pieces will get you ready to celebrate summer in full colour. Speaking about ......read more

Supporting the Let’s Be Aware campaign as part of its participation in university career fairs Kuwait - 30, May 2022: Burgan Bank is continuing its support of the Central Bank of Kuwait’s (CBK) “Let’s Be Aware” campaign across all available platforms. The Bank recently took advantage of its presence at two university career fairs – at the American University of the Middle East (AUM) and the American University of Kuwait (AUK) respectively – to spread awareness about the financial and banking sector among students and visitors.  Burgan Bank’s support for this campaign stems from its belief in the importance of enhancing the level ......read more

Kuwait, 28 May, 2022 - Burgan Bank will hold the semi-annual draw of Kanz account and announce the name of the lucky winner of the KD 350,000 grand prize on July 7th. Entering the draw and earning chances to win this life-changing prize are easily accessible to any customer who opens a Kanz account before May 31st, 2022 and maintains a minimum account balance of KD 200 until the draw date. Kanz customers can increase their chances of winning the valuable prizes of Kanz account draws, which total value exceeds K.D 2.3 million annually, with higher deposits in their account.  In addition to announcing the winner of the semi-annual grand prize, Burgan Bank will announce the names of the ......read more

Find the most meaningful gifts to surprise family and friends for all occasions. From the Pandora Moments collection pieces, celebrate every moment with the perfect gift from Pandora. Mark the most important milestones with meaningful jewellery that celebrate beautiful moments and big achievements. Bring extra magic to birthdays, graduations, weddings and more with pieces designed to capture the memories of the occasions that shape our lives. For your sister Celebrate her birthday with sparkling reminders of her unbreakable bond with you. The hand-finished sterling silver Happy Bday Balloon Dangle Charm is carefully shaped into balloons, decorated with hand-applied enamel and engraved ......read more

under its continuous support to the local art and culture scene Kuwait - 22, May 2022: Burgan Bank is maintaining its commitment to support art and cultural activities in Kuwait, through its sponsorship of the latest concert by the Ahmadi Music Group held on the stage of the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center. This sponsorship reaffirms the Bank's social responsibility program focus on enriching the Kuwaiti art and culture scene by providing classical music lovers with the opportunity to enjoy the finest musical events. Over two nights, the audience enjoyed a selection of classical Beethoven's masterpieces, including the famous Symphony No.5, performed by the Ahmadi Music ......read more

Kuwait, 14 May 2022:  Burgan Bank announced today the names of the Kanz account monthly draw winners, who will each take home a KD 1,000 cash-prize. All Kanz customers who maintain a minimum balance of KD 200 for at least one week before the draw date, are included in the draw, and their chances of winning increase with higher deposits.    The 20 lucky winners are:  • FATEMAH JAAFAR MAARAFI • MAHA ABDULMOHSEN HASAN • HAMAD ABDULLAH ALATEEQI • AKRAM YOUSEF • MOHAMMAD JAWAD MOHI • DALIA ABDULMAJEED ALGHARABALLI • KHALID AHMAD ALAJMI • JARRAH HAMAD ALDHAFEERI • AHMAD TAREQ ARAB • HASHEM SAY ......read more

Suite of aftersales services offers a seamless experience for customers, while providing more value, convenience and trust Kuwait (9 May 2022) – Nissan AL Babtain has marked a new milestone as part of its strategy to transform the aftersales journey for its customers in the region, with the launch of ‘Nissan Service’ across its dealership partner network in the Middle East. Deepening Nissan’s commitment to customer satisfaction, this suite of aftersales products and services aims to offer greater value and convenience and solidify Nissan’s reputation as a trusted brand among customers in Kuwait.  Designed around evolving customer needs and expect ......read more

Kuwait, 8 May 2022:  Burgan Bank, announced today Ms. Suad Meshal Hasan as the lucky winner of the draw prize of Al-Thuraya Salary Account monthly draw.  The draw rewards new and existing customers who transfer their salary to Burgan Bank by offering them a chance to win KD 10,000 every month. Each account holder has one chance to enter the draw. The Al-Thuraya account holders have the option to hold money in Kuwaiti Dinar and other major currencies and can access account-related services such as standing orders, loans and credit cards, and benefit from the discounts and offers throughout the year. ...read more

NEW YORK- MAY 5, 2022:  Ogilvy today announced that Paul O’Donnell, Chairman of Ogilvy EMEA, will be retiring after 37 years with the agency. Throughout his tenure, O’Donnell has held a range of leadership positions spanning clients, geographies, and businesses. “It has been an honour to have worked with thousands of Ogilvy colleagues and clients across the globe during my career. It has been a rich and fulfilling experience in which I have travelled the world and helped grow brands and businesses in just about every market you can imagine,” O’Donnell said. “The longevity of my career was due to two things: working with great people and managi ......read more

Dubai – 05, May 2022: His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and CEO of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, affirmed that Expo 2020 Dubai is an exceptional experience in the course of the successes of the UAE, and an international testimony to Dubai as a global capital for work, investment and tourism and the preferred destination for organizing major events. The distinguished success achieved by the UAE in hosting the Expo 2020 Dubai, with more than 24 million visitors, represents a competitive start towards global leadership of trade, tourism and international investment hubs. During a ceremony, held at the department's headquarters, ......read more

Highest Quarterly Revenue in Company’s History Reflect Strong Demand for Premium LG Home Appliances and Auto Parts Dubai, April 29, 2022 — LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced first-quarter 2022 consolidated sales of KRW 21.11 trillion (USD 17.53 billion) – the highest quarterly revenue in company history. Operating profit of KRW 1.88 trillion (USD 1.56 billion) was positively impacted by royalty income, partially offset by a one-time workforce restructuring cost.   Compared with the first quarter a year ago, revenues grew by 18.5 percent and profitability soared by 6.4 percent, reflecting very strong demand for LG home appliances as consumers around ......read more

as part of its participation in a number of local events   Kuwait, 28, April 2022: Burgan Bank is steadfastly supporting the “Let's Be Aware” (Diraya) campaign for the second year as part of its participation in several local events, including the 2021–2022 Kuwait Equestrian Federation (KEF) League, KFA | U18 Girls Football and Burgan Bank first staff Padel tournament. Through its on-ground presence at these events, Burgan seeks to engage directly with the public to spread banking awareness and promote financial literacy among all society segments, in line with its social responsibility program.  Since the launch of the “Let's Be Awar ......read more

Kuwait, 27 April 2022: Burgan Bank announced that it will be officially closed during Eid Al-Fitr holidays, starting from Sunday May 1st until Wednesday May 4th, 2022.  In order to ensure the continuation of service to customers, several branches will resume business on Thursday, May 5th from 8:30am until 3:00pm. These include the head office branch, as well as the Bank’s branches in Ahmadi, Avenues, Salmiya, Jahra -Taima, and Qurain. On the other hand, the Airport Branch will serve customers during the Eid holiday 24/7. The Call Center and WhatsApp Service at 1804080 will also be available around-the-clock to answer urgent inquiries.  On this occasion, Burgan Bank e ......read more

In appreciation of their consistent support    Kuwait, 26 April 2022: Burgan Bank celebrated journalists and media representatives during its Ramadan Ghabqa, which was recently held at Marina Hotel. This was an occasion for the Bank to honor various media outlets for supporting its success and praise their efforts in channeling information and keeping the public updated on the latest news, including economic developments, both at the national and international levels. Several members of Burgan’s senior management team, led by Mr. Majid Issa Al-Ajeel, Chairman of Burgan Bank, were present at the event, as was the Bank's public relations and group corporate communi ......read more

• LEGO® Certified Stores opens its newest retail platform at The Avenues Mall  • Local fans can experience the new ‘Retailtainment’ concept with an immersive experience.   Kuwait 26, April, 2022:  LEGO Certified Stores – owned and operated by Majid Al Futtaim together with the LEGO Group is expanding its retailtainment concept across the Middle East, with the opening of its first concept store in The Avenues Mall in Kuwait. The new look store format provides customers with a unique retail experience for the first time ever that is both playful and innovative in Kuwait.    “This new LEGO Certified Store in The Avenu ......read more

As part of its Ramadan program to share the joy of Gergeean during the Holy Month Kuwait, 25 April 2022: Burgan Bank recently celebrated the occasion of Gergeean at its Avenues Mall branch. This initiative comes as part of the Bank’s comprehensive social responsibility program, which seeks to drive interaction among children and other members of society during the Holy Month of Ramadan. During the event, the Bank’s Public Relations representatives, in collaboration with Avenues branch staff, volunteered their time to bring joy and fun to many children. The employees distributed unique Gergeean gifts in the form of Kanz account money boxes and engaged with children by org ......read more

Celebrate the beautiful month of Ramadan with elegant hand-finished jewellery by Pandora. Featuring highquality metals and craftmanship, choose from a range of stunning designs to compliment your style this Ramadan. Making the perfect Eid Al Fitr gift for either yourself or that special someone, choose meaningful pieces from the Pandora Moments collection and delicate sparkling designs from the Pandora Timeless collection. #MomentsWithPandora #PandoraTimeless   ...read more

• As with all Ford launches in the region, the all-new Taurus underwent exhaustive testing the by in-market product development team conducted at the height of the Middle East summer • Taurus, coming to the region soon, will arrive with an all-new modern design, be equipped with Ford’s established exemplary EcoBoost engine, and boast competitive driver assist and convenience features   Dubai, UAE - April 22, 2022 – The all-new Ford Taurus has endured tortuous testing conditions in the Middle East ahead of its imminent arrival, though remains safely under wraps for now. Despite soaring mercury outside, Ford Taurus’ cabin will remain a comfortable plac ......read more

Kuwait, 21,  April 2022:  Burgan Bank recently concluded its annual Gergeean celebrations to spread moments of joy with organizations, charitable institutions, and public associations during the Holy Month of Ramadan. As part of its annual customs and traditions, Burgan Bank’s Public Relations representatives coordinated several visits during the Holy Month, distributing many unique Gergeean gifts in the form of Kanz account money boxes; also engaging with children, the elderly, and people with disabilities through recreational activities filled with joy and pleasure. These visits covered the the Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospital (KACCH), Bayt Ab ......read more

20 April 2022 – Over the past couple of years, Guinness World Records™ witnessed an exceptional interest in the world record title of Tallest stack of M&M's®, which has just been topped up by an additional piece to become 7 in total, as achieved by Ibrahim Sadeq, a 29 years old from Iraq. In a video of unbelievable gravity-defying way, Sadeq was able to stack the 7 chocolate sweets on top of each other in no more than 2 minutes. An attempt that took so much more to be achieved by the previous record holders over the years. “I am using a mix of mind and body focus but people usually define it as a gravity defying act,” said the Iraqi national from his ......read more

April 19, 2022:   Desperately needed rains across the Horn of Africa have so far failed to materialise, almost a month into the current rainy season, and if these conditions continue, along with stagnant and even decreasing humanitarian aid, the number of hungry people due to drought could spiral from the currently estimated 14 million to 20 million through 2022, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today.  With Somalia facing the risk of famine, half a million Kenyans one step away from catastrophic levels of hunger and malnutrition rates in Ethiopia well above emergency thresholds, time is fast running out for families who are struggling to survive. &nb ......read more

reaffirming its support to the sports sector within its social responsibility program   Kuwait - 19, April 2022: Burgan Bank announced that it is sponsoring the first edition of the 2022 Kuwait Ramadan Squash Open Championship, which will take place during the Holy Month of Ramadan from April 14 to April 19 at the Kuwait Squash Federation courts. The Bank’s sponsorship of this event comes within its comprehensive social responsibility program, which supports a variety of initiatives with the aim of promoting a more vibrant sports culture in Kuwait and empowering local talented youth. The tournament will feature about 112 individual players organized into teams in four categ ......read more

Kuwait - 19, April 2022: Burgan Bank announced today the free Eideya delivery service to Premier Banking and Private Banking customers in collaboration with “Qiblah” company for concierge services. This service enables Premier Banking and Private Banking customers to receive new bank notes before the Eid holidays at their offices or homes for the comfort at that time of the year.  To request this service, Premier and Private Banking customers can simply contact Qiblah concierge services from 10 am to 4 pm, by calling 22317755 or emailing Burganpremier@qiblah.com.kw to request the amount of Eideya money required and state their address in order for the concierge mes ......read more

April 18, 2022:   LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced its preliminary earnings results for the first quarter of 2022.LG reported revenues of KRW 21.1 trillion in the first quarter of 2022, 18.5 percent higher than the same quarter the previous year. Operating profit for the first quarter was KRW 1.9 trillion, 6.4 percent higher than the same quarter the previous year. These figures are the tentative consolidated earnings based on K-IFRS provided as a service to investors prior to LG Electronics’ final earnings results including net profit. Details regarding each division which will be announced officially later this month. ...read more

In an effort to enhance customers’ banking experience Kuwait - 18, April 2022: Burgan Bank recently launched its all-new Travel Carnival campaign as part of Burgan Rewards Program for all eligible Burgan credit card holders. The campaign aims at providing customers with the opportunity to double their points upon using their credit card for making travel reservations. This is a continuation of the Bank’s commitment to enhance its customers’ banking experience by offering them a variety of exclusive benefits and bonus rewards that are in line with their lifestyle and needs. During this two-week campaign, which extends from April 17 to 30, 2022, Burgan Bank custo ......read more

Limited time only   • This initiative is part of Starbucks’ efforts to reduce single use cups and better waste management while encouraging customers to make more sustainable choices • For the first time ever, a limited edition Frappuccino® Blended Beverage is served in complementary reusable cup. • The new drink is launching in KSA, UAE and Kuwait from 14th April until stocks last and is available in- store and at Starbucks Drive Thru’s • In the UAE, the purchase of Forget Me Not Frappuccino® Blended Beverage earns Starbucks Rewards app users 22 bonus stars.   Kuwait  - 15 April 2022:  As part of Starbucks&rsqu ......read more

The UN World Food Programme (WFP)’s operational costs for 2022 will go up by US$ 136 million in West Africa alone due to the ripple effect of the conflict in Ukraine which is driving up global food and fuel prices. This, as acute hunger in the region has quadrupled in three years – reaching a 10-year high this year, with 43 million women, men and children expected to face acute food insecurity by June 2022.  This additional cost to WFP’s operations could have been used to provide six million school children with a daily nutritious meal for six months. This is unfortunate as millions of families in the region are unable to meet their basic food needs as a result of ......read more

Pandora introduces its new limited edition Lightbulb dangle charm, a continuation of its Charms for change initiative in support of UNICEF. The glow-in-the-dark charm has been designed to represent a brighter future and to celebrate the potential of every young person worldwide, with AED 60 from each charm sold donated to UNICEF. The Pandora for UNICEF charm is made with blue glow-in-the-dark glass, reflecting light all day and night, and symbolising that every child can let their potential shine. Marissa Saretsky, Director of Corporate Sustainability comments: “We all have a role to play in empowering the young minds of the next generation. Proceeds from this charm will help UNI ......read more

Guinness World Records reveals the world’s tallest family is an average of 203.29 cm tall      April 14, 2022:  The Trapp family from Duluth, Minnesota has achieved the Guinness World Records title for tallest family. The family is an average of 203.29 cm (6 ft 8.03 in) tall.   The heights of each family member measure at:  • Kristine Trapp, mother: 191.2 • Scott Trapp, father: 202.7 • Savanna Trapp, daughter: 203.6 • Molly Steede, daughter: 197.26 • Adam Trapp, son: 221.71   “I love saying I’m the shortest person in the world’s tallest family at 191.2 cm!” joked Kris ......read more

Upon release on April 15, 1972, the Royal Oak designed by Gérald Genta created a stir with its large body of hand-finished stainless steel, its octagonal bezel secured with visible hexagonal screws, its highly stylised integrated steel bracelet and its extra-thin selfwinding mechanism. Inspired by the cultural and industrial revolution of the 1970s and launched in the early years of the quartz crisis, this watch combining sportiness with ancestral know-how heralded the beginning of a new fine watchmaking era in tune with changing lifestyles.    Over the years, the Royal Oak gave rise to a full-fledged collection with new sizes, materials, styles and movements. 50 years on, ov ......read more

PROFESSIONAL, OPEN, STUDENT AND YOUTH WINNERS ANNOUNCED     © Adam Ferguson   The World Photography Organisation is delighted to announce the overall winners in the prestigious Sony World Photography Awards 2022. The acclaimed photographer Adam Ferguson (Australia) has won the Photographer of the Year title and accompanying $25,000 (USD) cash prize and a range of Sony digital imaging kit. Also announced are the ten category winners alongside 2nd and 3rd place of the Professional competition as well as overall winners of the Open, Student and Youth competitions.    Winners are revealed in a celebratory announcement video featuring interviews and ......read more

Dubai, UAE – 12 April, 2022: Following the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Final Draw, Hisense, the Official Sponsor of this quadrennial tournament, has outlined plans to provide regional football fans with hyper-realistic stadium-like at-home viewing experiences through the comfort of their home during the largest international sports event, which is taking place from November 21st until December 18th. During the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Final Match Draw, Hisense unveiled the regional debut of its super smart 100L9G TriChroma Laser TV – the brand’s latest large-screen from the groundbreaking TriChroma Laser TV series. Significant figures that attended the substant ......read more

Reveal your extraordinary with the new FLE XXL mascara this holy season! Xtra Volume,Xtra fulness, Longer lashes for your Eid look Priyanka Chopra Jonas's favorite eye look for EID   Introducing the NEW False Lash Effect XXL Mascara, inspired by salon lash extensions, and mastered by Max Factor – a mascara that gives a dramatic result that lasts all day.   Priyanka Chopra Jonas’s new favourite combo for the perfect Eid eye look: NEW FLE XXL Mascara, NEW browfinity longwear brow tint, colour Xpert waterproof liner, brow shaper pencil.    The NEW XXL Mascara along with the other Max Factor eye products will be your best allies during ......read more

Confirming its Commitment to Elevating the Sports Sector and Supporting Talented Athletes Kuwait - 12, April 2022: Burgan Bank has announced its sponsorship for Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al Ahmad Prize for Best Domestic Athlete, under the sports initiatives of its comprehensive, community-focused social responsibility program, that aims at promoting the sports culture and fostering youth development through sports.  Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Prize for Best Domestic Athlete was launched in 2018 to promote sports and exercise among youth. It is awarded to the best talented athletes for their dedication to improving the sports sector as well as their athletic achievement and posi ......read more

Kuwait – April 12, 2022: Burgan Bank today announced Mr. MOHAMMED AKEEL as the winner of the Value Account KD 4000 draw. The winner expressed his excitement of winning the cash prize of KD 4,000. Dedicated to offer the best in-class services, Burgan Bank’s Value Account presents customers with exceptional features which were specifically designed to suit the needs of expatriates living in Kuwait. Account holders will be able to enjoy matchless benefits that include receiving a free credit card for one year, application for a loan, in addition to a chance to enter the quarterly draw to win KD 4000 as well as other discounts from selected merchant stores.  Burgan Bank wi ......read more

Kuwait, April 9, 2022: Burgan Bank announced today the names of the Kanz account monthly draw winners, who will each take home a KD 1,000 cash-prize. All Kanz customers who maintain a minimum balance of KD 200 for at least one week before the draw date, are included in the draw, and their chances of winning increase with higher deposits.    The 20 lucky winners are:  • Fouzan Hasan Alnassar • Ghassan Shukri Abuasba • Nadiah Jassim Hussain • Mahmoud Ali Zeine • Jaber Rady Alshemeri • Gurbux Sidhu • Ibrahim Waleed Ayazi • Salwa Saeed Alkhalfan • Ali Abdullah Albarouni • Yaser Kasem Almasri & ......read more

07 April 2022:  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air cargo markets showing that demand increased in February despite a challenging operating backdrop.    Several factors benefitted air cargo in February compared to January. On the demand side, manufacturing activity ramped-up quickly after the early February Lunar New Year holiday. Capacity was positively influenced by the general and progressive relaxation of COVID-19 travel restrictions, reduced flight cancellations due to Omicron-related factors (outside of Asia), and fewer winter weather operational disruptions. Note: We are returning to year-on-year traffic comparis ......read more

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