A cheque worth BD 5,000 has been donated by NBB to the Friendship Society for the Blind as part of its contributions and donations programme for the year 2010.
The donation was presented by Mr. Hussain Al Hussaini, Deputy General Manager for Treasury & Investment Group at NBB, during his meeting with Mr. Hussain Al Hulaibi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Friendship Society for the Blind.
Mr. Al Hulaibi expressed his deep appreciation to the NBB Board of Directors and Mr. Abdul Razak Abdulla Hassan Al Qassim, the Chief Executive Officer & Director, for the ongoing and continuous support extended by the Bank. He noted that the Bank previous support to the Society helped in promoting its activities and in enhancing the faculties provided in a way that befit with the future outlook of Bahrain’s Vision 2030 strategy. He also expressed the hope that other companies and financial institutions will follow the Bank’s example.
Mr. Hussain Al Hussaini said “We have always strived to assist and support organizations that work towards the betterment of the Bahraini society as a whole. It is our duty to enable the Friendship Society for the Blind and other charitable societies and civil organizations to shoulder their responsibilities and realize their objectives as a way to fulfill our obligations towards the community."
The presentation ceremony was attended by Mr. Ali Haji, the Society Director and Mr. Nasser Mohammed Nasser, Secretary to NBB's Board of Directors.