December 20, 2021 telecom

Zain strategic partner of 40th Engineering Design Exhibition

KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced its strategic partnership with the 40th Engineering Design Exhibition and the annual Zain Award for Engineering Excellence. The event, organized by Kuwait University’s College of Engineering and Petroleum (CEP), was held under official support from the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) at Sabah Al Salem University City in Shadadiya under the patronage of HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

Zain took part in the event’s opening ceremony, which witnessed the attendance of HH the Prime Minister’s representative, Minister of Oil and Minister of Higher Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares, Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Dr Rana Al-Fares, Acting Vice President of Kuwait University for Planning Dr Mohammad Zainal, Zain Kuwait’s Chief Corporate Communications and Relations Officer Waleed Al-Khashti, the Director of the Engineering Training Center and Graduates Dr Duaij Al-Rukaibi, as well as many CEP officials and faculty, parents, and exhibition participants.

Dr Mohammad Al-Fares and Dr Rana Al Fares with Waleed Al-Khashti along with Zain’s team at the company’s booth.

Zain continues to support this exhibition and sponsor the annual award as part of its commitment towards supporting and encouraging various student activities, which falls under the company’s corporate sustainability and social responsibility strategy. Zain’s strategy closely focuses on contributing to the development of the education sector by partnering with many academic organizations to invest in education, which the company considers an essential element of the further progress of national economy.

The 40th Engineering Design Exhibition is considered the biggest yet since the College of Engineering and Petroleum’s inception in 1975. The event witnessed the participation of hundreds of projects from across the college’s departments, as well as the presence of hundreds of students, who showcased their final projects to visitors and sponsors. Furthermore, the Zain-sponsored annual Engineering Excellence Award highlights the most creative and innovative projects as per the standards outlined by the College of Engineering and Petroleum.

Zain’s support to the event springs from the company’s core corporate sustainability and social responsibility strategy. The company believes that supporting the various educational programs and initiatives provides young people with skills and tools necessary to help them highlight and develop their potential, ultimately contributing to Kuwait’s progress.

As a leading national company, Zain firmly believes in the importance of contributing to the progress of the education sector and looks to empower and prepare the nation’s youth for the important roles they will play in the further progress of the country.


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