Kuwait, 7 March 2023: Burgan Bank recently sponsored the Small and Medium Enterprises Marketplace event, organized by Ooredoo Kuwait in conjunction with the celebrations of Kuwait's national holidays. This came as part of the Bank’s continuous commitment to its strategy of supporting various businesses, especially small and medium enterprises. Burgan’s sponsorship also comes as part of its commitment to keep pace with and advance the aspirations of Kuwaiti youth and qualify them to be effective and real players in driving the economy of Kuwait, in order to achieve sustainable development.
Burgan Bank participated in the Marketplace with a special booth, in which it showcased its innovative and specialized banking business solutions designed for business owners and the commercial sector. Among such services is the Tijarati platform, which includes an integrated set of features designed to meet the needs of SME owners. The innovative platform provides real-time dashboards and timely reports, in addition to responsive support and tracking for any service request to business owners. It is accessible from computers, tablets and mobile devices with user-friendly interfaces and easy-to-follow setups.
Commenting on the event, Head of Cards at Burgan Bank, Mr. Saket Jajoo said: “We are committed to participating in all events and initiatives that will improve the business world in Kuwait, especially when it comes to creating a hospitable environment for small businesses and entrepreneurs. We also always strive to provide all solutions that meet business needs and ensure the greatest benefit from development and support opportunities during the growth stages of these businesses.'
Jajoo added: “At Burgan Bank, we see the Small and Medium Enterprises Marketplace as an advanced step in line with our strategic goals. Burgan has always been a pioneer in providing innovative products and services to small and medium enterprises, such as financing, letters of guarantee, letters of credit and many others through its Small and Medium Enterprises unit, which is responsible for financing numerous sectors, including trade, manufacturing, agriculture, contracting, the oil sector, tourism, alternative energy, and technology.”
Mr. Jajoo also thanked those in charge of organizing this successful event, as it represents a unique opportunity for representatives of the business sector to get acquainted closely with all the means available to them to develop their business, in addition to discussing the challenges and problems facing the Kuwaiti labor market and reaching solutions and recommendations that may contribute to achieving more positive results in the future.
Commenting on this unique event, Sulaiman Al-Humoud, Director, Enterprise Planning and Demand at Ooredoo Kuwait, said: “At Ooredoo, we are proud to partner with Burgan Bank as our main sponsor at 'Ooredoo business SME marketplace' held in Ooredoo headquarters celebrating Kuwait national and liberation days. This ongoing partnership with Burgan Bank will continue throughout the year in different events to cover all society pillars and we look forward to these events that will benefit both partners’ customers”.
It is worth noting that Burgan Bank continues to participate and sponsor all activities and events that fall within its comprehensive corporate social responsibility program. The Bank is also keen on supporting different developmental efforts in Kuwait, and affirms the continued strengthening of its contributions which leave a positive mark and impact on Kuwait's future.