Markaz participates in “Al Jawhar” program closing ceremony as LOYAC’s strategic partner

17/06/2021

In line with its CSR strategy that aims at supporting the development of youth, Kuwait Financial Centre “Markaz” participated as a strategic partner in the closing ceremony of “Al Jawhar” program, which was organized by LOYAC at the Four Points by Sheraton Kuwait, and via zoom. The event witnessed the participation of high-profile media figures from across the region virtually.

“Al Jawhar” program aims at training youth on Media Dialogue Management Skills by prominent Kuwaiti and Arabic media professionals and providing them with opportunities to conduct and manage fruitful dialogues with distinguished leading national and Arab personalities.

Mr. Diraar Yusuf Alghanim, Chairman of Markaz, attended the ceremony and was presented with an honorary plaque from Ms. Fareah Al Saqqaf, Chairperson of LOYAC and Managing Director of LOYAC Academy of Performing Arts (LAPA), in recognition of Markaz’s support to “Al Jawhar” program as well as LOYAC’s various social and cultural activities. The event was also attended by Mr. Ali H. Khalil, Chief Executive Officer of Markaz, and Mr. Abdullatif W. Al-Nusif, Managing Director of Wealth Management and Business Development at Markaz, who expressed his appreciation for the tireless efforts made by the leaders of LOYAC and their commitment towards developing youth’s skills, unleashing their potential and empowering them through the experiences of media veterans through “Al Jawhar” training program.

During his speech at the closing ceremony, Mr. Al-Nusif said: “Setting an example for organizations of all kinds, LOYAC has been playing an indisputable role in enriching the skills of Kuwaiti and Arab youth through its programs and initiatives. Today, as we stand here at the closing ceremony of “Al Jawhar” program, I cannot but express our contentment at the presence of this effective platform that attracts our young people and promotes their overall development encompassing professional, artistic, sports, and scientific competencies. I would also like to extend my sincere appreciations to all the distinguished national and Arab personalities who dedicatedly imparted their expertise and knowledge to the youth participating in “Al Jawhar” program and for providing them with the opportunity to benefit from their extensive practical experiences”.

“As a people-driven organization, Markaz has long identified human capacity building as a key pillar of our CSR program, and we place special emphasis on empowering the next generation of leaders through the development of their skills. In our efforts, we have found a trusted partner in LOYAC who shares our vision for a more prosperous Kuwait and world. Being a part of this constructive initiative, which has contributed to training more than 60 aspiring participants on media dialogue skills, makes us proud and we are confident that LOYAC will create a sustainable positive impact on our communities with this vibrant social and cultural initiative,” Mr. Al-Nusif added.

Markaz's participation falls in line with the company’s CSR strategy, which focuses on three key pillars, namely, human capacity building, aligning Markaz’s business environment with the principles of sustainable development, and promoting good governance in the business environment.