Zain Telecom is mainly sponsoring the first “Karim” tournament of the late Abdullah Abdullatif Al-Othman (pool game), which is hosted and organized by Bait Al-Othman Museum, from February 8 to 10, under the organizational supervision of the General Sports Authority, with the participation of more than 113 teams and more than 226 players.
The announcement of Zain’s support for the tournament came on the sidelines of its visit to the Bait Al-Othman Museum in Hawalli, in the presence of the CEO of Relations and Communications Walid Al-Khashti, the head of the Kuwaiti heritage team and the deputy head of the Voluntary Work Center Anwar Al-Rifai, her team and museum officials.
Zain expressed its pride in sponsoring this distinguished local event in cooperation with the Bait Al-Othman Museum of the Kuwait Center for Voluntary Work, as its support for the championship comes as part of its strategy to develop the youth, sports and cultural sectors in Kuwait.
The company affirmed that it believes in the importance of the effective role of private sector institutions in supporting and developing activities concerned with promoting local culture, especially those that contribute to the preservation of folklore and are based around the authentic Kuwaiti heritage.
The company stressed that its sponsorship of this tournament comes in line with its social strategy, which it pursues towards the sports, youth and culture sectors, and that it is proud of sponsoring and supporting many activities to introduce future generations to the authentic Kuwaiti heritage, and to contribute to the preservation of popular heritage and local cultural activities of all kinds.
This comes at a time when the Bait Al-Othman Museum is holding the first championship of the late Abdullah Abdullatif Al-Othman for “Karim” (pool game), which is one of the ancient popular games that have been very popular with Kuwaiti youth since antiquity.
The tournament will witness the participation of more than 113 teams and more than 226 players, and will be supervised by the General Sports Authority in terms of organization and arbitration.