QNB announced its exclusive partnership with the Qatar Paralympic Committee (QPC) during the ‘West Asian Goalball Championship for the Blind - Ajman 2023’ hosted by the UAE from February 9 to 17 with the participation of 10 countries from the West Asian region.
This partnership comes within the framework of the bank's keenness to support Qatar’s efforts in empowering people with special needs, supporting their mental and physical health, and providing them with easy access to sports.
It also highlights QNB’s vision that combines CSR goals with its determination to encourage talents who are an inspiration and strive to be role models for youth.
The initiative also reflects the group's commitment to the pillars of Qatar National Vision 2030 goals to empower and integrate people with disabilities through various sustainable development and capacity-building programmes and the consolidation of a culture of excellence in society.
Heba Ali al-Tamimi, senior executive vice president of QNB Group Communications, said: “Within our preparations to celebrate the National Sport Day, we are proud to renew our support for the sport of goalball which embodies the positive values of sport as a powerful tool for social integration and inclusion. Goalball is not like any other game, it is the perfect outlet for the visually impaired or blind, which can lead them to gold in international competitions.”
Qatar’s national team, which claimed the gold medal of the 2019 West Asian Para Games, has conducted at the QPC headquarters its preparatory training for the championship due to kick off Thursday.
QNB Group is currently ranked as the most valuable bank brand in the Middle East and Africa. Through its subsidiaries and associate companies, the Group extends to 28 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees is 28,000 operating through 1,000 locations with an ATM network of more than 4,800 machines.
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