Al-Rushaid: The honoring is a recognition of NBK’s efforts to increase financial inclusion being a key driver of sustainable development
National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) was honored by Central Bank of Kuwait, in appreciation of its special role and active contributions in supporting “Let’s Be Aware” banking awareness campaign.
In a ceremony held in the presence of a delegation from the bank headed by Mr. Isam Al-Sager, Group CEO of National Bank of Kuwait, the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait, Dr. Mohammad Y. Al-Hashel, praised the bank’s efforts in providing all capabilities to support the campaign that targeted raising awareness and spreading financial culture among all segments of society.
On the sidelines of the ceremony, the Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait praised NBK’s active role in making the campaign a success, and spreading it to the broadest segments of customers of the Kuwaiti banking sector.
On this occasion, Abdul-Mohsen Al-Rushaid, Assistant General Manager of Communications Department at National Bank of Kuwait said: “At NBK, we are proud of this honoring, which is a recognition of the bank’s efforts to increase financial inclusion, being a driver of sustainable development.”
NBK is a key partner in all initiatives of the Central Bank of Kuwait aiming to enhance financial and economic stability in Kuwait, in addition to raising financial culture and spreading banking awareness in the community, he added.
Al-Rushaid noted that over almost a whole year, NBK harnessed all its capabilities to support the “Let’s Be Aware” campaign by publishing educational material and awareness content through all its social media platforms and digital channels to raise customers’ awareness, develop their skills, and help them make well-informed decisions in their financial transactions.
NBK frequently organizes various activities that contribute to raising awareness about all topics related to the banking sector. It also organizes various activities and training courses for its employees to enhance their experience in combating fraud and financial crimes.
It is worth mentioning that “Let’s Be Aware” campaign aims to spread financial, credit and banking culture among the banking sector’s customers and the society, at large.
The campaign covers many topics such as the process of borrowing, banking cards, familiarization with the rights of special needs customers, as well as advice related to cybersecurity and the protection of bank accounts. It also provides guidance regarding complaint submission mechanisms, and protection of customers’ rights, and introduction of the functions of the banking sector and its role in promoting and developing the economy, so that all segments of society become more familiar with banking and financial transactions.
Photo caption: The Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait presents a commemorative shield to National Bank of Kuwait, in recognition of its efforts in supporting the “Let’s Be Aware” campaign
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