Bracelets offered by the Ministry of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs

Kuwait - 08 September 2016: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its collaboration with the Ministry of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs to support the operation of Smart Bracelets to pilgrims traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj. This step comes to strengthen Zain's strategic partnership with the country's various governmental entities, as well as support the ministry's leadership in adopting innovative solutions to serve pilgrims.

As part of this initiative, Zain supports the Ministry of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs by supplying SIM cards and integration services at no charge to be used along with smart bracelets for 8000 pilgrims traveling from Kuwait to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during Hajj season. The smart bracelets aim at enabling the Kuwaiti Hajj Missions to track and locate every single pilgrim to assure their safety in case of any emergencies.

Zain will always be keen on utilizing innovative technological solutions to shoulder initiatives that work towards enhancing people's lives. The company continues to find ways to serve the community as to foster a better world and be a productive member within the societies in which it operates.

In collaboration with Zain KSA, the company will also offer pilgrims coming from Kuwait with voice and data lines at competitive prices through a dedicated booth that will be available at the Kuwaiti Hajj Mission's center in Saudi Arabia. 

Zain also recently launched its special promotion for postpaid customers traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj, which enables them to enjoy their existing local postpaid plan's Internet cap in the Kingdom without any additional charges over Zain KSA's network. The offer came as part of the company's keenness to keep its customers connected to each other and to their loved ones during Hajj season and without any additional charges from their part.

Zain's solid Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility strategies primarily focus on the wellbeing of the entire nation. For this reason, the company has maintained its support of numerous initiatives that spread awareness and help make a difference to people's everyday circumstances.

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