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KIB-Sponsored Youth Empowerment Symposium Opens Under the Patronage of H.H. the Amir



As the event’s Diamond Sponsor, Kuwait International Bank – ranked 2014 Best Islamic Bank in Kuwait – has announced the start of the 3rd annual Youth Empowerment Symposium, which takes place during November 16-18 under the patronage of H.H. The Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and with the participation of renowned international and local business leaders aiming to empower Kuwaiti youth to achieve their aspirations.

“By taking on the role as Diamond Sponsor of the Youth Empowerment Symposium for the second consecutive year, KIB reaffirms its strategic commitment to supporting Kuwait’s youth who are eager to carry this nation to new heights of prosperity. From this perspective, we recognize the SME platform as a key area for youth participation, and praise the tremendous support of H.H. the Amir and the government in this regard,” explained CEO of KIB, Loai Muqames.

Muqames emphasized the need to support young people academically and professionally in a way that provides them with the necessary tools and facilities to ensure their success. He expressed optimism in the Youth Symposium’s ability to address their needs by focusing on important economic sectors and educating them on the various challenges facing them in modern times. Muqames highlighted the healthy foods sector as a fast-growing business area for Kuwaiti youth to invest and participate in, and expressed the hope to see further activity in this area.

Muqames affirmed that KIB will continue to support the innovations of Kuwaiti youth and their capacity to play a positive role in shaping the future of the nation. He stressed that the youth is the foundation of our future, and that institutions must do their part in empowering them to achieve to their full potential.

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