In support to the Ministry of Health and the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) efforts in facing Covid-19, National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) provided fridges to the drive-thru vaccination station on the southern island of the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway Bridge.
NBK Volunteers will tour around to ensure that water is delivered on daily basis to the donated 20 fridges in collaboration with Aqua Gulf .
This initiative is a part of the NBK’s donation to Kuwait Vaccination Centers in different governorates.
On this occasion, Talal Al Turki, NBK Public Relations Senior Manager expressed his sincere appreciation to the national efforts in providing support to face the Covid-19 pandemic. “Since the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NBK continued to fulfill its social responsibility and support to the government efforts”.
Al Turki added, “NBK is a key supporter of the current vaccination efforts”.
Previously, NBK provided fridges to five different vaccination centers in addition to Kuwait International Fair Grounds in Mishref Area. NBK’s donation also included Golf Carts to provide free rides for elderly patients and people with disability from and to the parking area as well as shelters to the outdoor waiting areas at the Kuwait Vaccination Center in Kuwait International Fair Ground, Mishref.
“Throughout the bank’s history, we have been committed to meeting our responsibilities towards society and to support the efforts of governmental institutions and civil society for the farewell of our community”, he noted.
It’s worth mentioning that in response to the pandemic, NBK donated KD1 million to the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) to purchase medical devices and ventilators in addition to deploy a field hospital fully equipped with the latest medical equipment, an ICU, a medical laboratory, a radiology center, and a fully-equipped pharmacy.
NBK maintains its leading position among the private sector institutions through its commitment to fully support social programs in the areas of healthcare, childcare, social, environmental, sports and education.
© Press Release 2021