As part of its ongoing efforts to support digital transformation in Kuwait and tap into promising investment opportunities in the field of cloud computing and fintech
Kuwait, 25 October 2023: Burgan Bank concluded its sponsorship of the 10th eGovernment Forum (EGOV10), which was organized by Razen Events in conjunction with the Kuwaiti Federation of Engineering Offices and Consultant Houses and patronized by His Excellency Mr. Fahad Ali Zaied Al-Shuala, Minister of State for Municipal Affairs and Minister of State for Communications Affairs. Held in cooperation with the Central Agency for Information Technology, the Forum witnessed the participation of major domestic and international cloud computing companies, in addition to the attendance of many prominent IT leaders in government agencies across Kuwait.
On this occasion, Mr. Mohammed Najeeb Al-Zanki, General Manager - Corporate Banking at Burgan Bank, said: “We are delighted to have participated in the 10th edition of the Forum, especially considering the vital role of banks in advancing the economy by seizing investment opportunities that contribute to local growth and prosperity. Driven by our fundamental social responsibility to the community, we strongly believe that technological developments and the opportunities they create not only help generate a financial return on our investments that benefit our bank and shareholders, as well as allowing us to support local initiatives that help in the development of society and achieve sustainable growth. In addition, we always strive to develop Kuwaiti cadres and equip them with qualifications to lead the country toward an era governed by technological development, especially artificial intelligence.”
On his part, Mr. Taher Abdul Aal, Managing Partner - Razen Events, thanked Burgan Bank for its sponsorship and participation in the forum. He said: “EGOV10 has become a point of convergence for both local and international technology companies. To this end, the Forum has been receiving continuous support from many governmental institutions and private sector organizations, which view it as a gateway to everything new in the field of cloud computing and fintech.”