Manama – xx June 2018: National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) today announced two lucky Grand Prize winners of its flagship “AlWatani Savings Scheme” for the month of May 2018 for an amount of US$100,000 each. Winners, Fatema Ali Abdulla AlNajjar and Ramlah Ebrahim Hussain Arafat were invited to a special celebration at Seef Mall where they were notified of the amount of their prize and awarded by NBB team members in a festive atmosphere.



Other NBB customers and members of the public also joined in to celebrate with the scheme’s winners at the NBB Seef Mall stand, where NBB staff provided a number of exciting family activities and competitions highlighting the World Cup games throughout the entire day and offered instant cash prizes to winners who participated in the activities.

Commenting, Mr. Abdulaziz Al Ahmed, Chief Executive – Retail, Commercial and SMEs Banking at NBB, said, “We are delighted to celebrate the first two mega prize winners of US$100,000 cash prize each. As part of our commitment to getting closer to our customers and the community, these special occasions are an important time for NBB to acknowledge and reward the loyalty of our many dedicated customers. We were also pleased with the strong presence from the public at our Seef Mall stand and the continued engagement with the community and those we serve.”

The new enhanced prizes of the 2018 AlWatani Savings scheme provides customers the chance to win an even bigger array of valuable prizes. This includes a generous amount of monthly cash prizes in addition to the largest Dream Prize ever to be offered in the Kingdom of Bahrain comprising US$1 million in cash, a luxury villa and Porsche SUV all for one winner.

Qualifying AlWatani customers are automotically entered in the draws in addition to eligible Savings and Savewave accounts, which maintain the minimum required balances. No special accounts or certificates need to be opened or purchased.

The AlWatani Savings Scheme has to date delivered more than US$19 million in financial prizes and other rewards to customers.



About NBB

Established in 1957 as Bahrain’s first locally owned Bank, NBB has grown steadily to become the country’s leading provider of retail and commercial banking services. With a major share of the total domestic commercial banking market and the largest network of 25 branches and 62 ATMs, the Bank plays a key role in the local economy. At the same time, the Bank continues to diversify and develop capabilities to capture business opportunities in the Gulf region and international markets. Our branches in Abu Dhabi and Riyadh lead the way in this initiative.

Publicly listed on the Bahrain Bourse, the Bank is owned 44.94% by private and institutional shareholders, mainly Bahrainis, 44.18% by Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, which is 100% owned by the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain and 10.88% by Social Insurance organisation. Market driven and customer led, the Bank harnesses the latest technology to people skills, enabling its employees to deliver highly professional services for retail and corporate customers.


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