Kuwait - 27th February 2018: VIVA, Kuwait's fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced its sponsorship of the annual conference of the National Union of Kuwaiti Students (NUKS) - United Kingdom branch. The event took place at the InterContinental London - The O2, from 23 until 25 February 2018, in the presence of the Minister of Commerce and Industry Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mr. Khaled Nasser Al-Roudan, VIVA’s CEO, Eng. Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Badran, Ambassador of Kuwait in London Mr. Khaled Abdulaziz Al-Duwaisan and NUKS – UK Branch’s President Mr. Fahed Khalifa Al-Hayfi.
The conference featured various cultural and entertainment activities, a religious seminar, a sports section, Al-Hamli play show, a political seminar, a national opera, including poetry competitions, drawing, photography and essay writing to motivate the participating students and develop their talents. In addition to VIVA contest presented by Mohammed Al-Sadani, where prizes and gifts were presented to participants who exceeded 1,000 students. On This Occasion, Al-Badran said: "VIVA is sponsoring the annual conference of the National Union of Kuwaiti Students, the UK branch, which brings together Kuwaiti students throughout the UK in an academic, cultural, social and entertaining atmosphere". He added: “We at VIVA always strive to foster and nurture activities, events and initiatives that enrich the experience of Kuwaiti students inside and outside Kuwait and our social responsibility at VIVA drives us to support them.”
The National Union of Kuwaiti Students is considered to be the lone representative for the Kuwaiti students studying in the United Kingdom, as it is well known to be the oldest branch of the Union, established in London 1950. The students union aims to serve its members by demanding of protecting their rights, ensuring the successful encouragement of students in getting their scientific procurement.
VIVA is keen to continue its ongoing socially responsible role in the community in education, health, sport, environment and entrepreneurship, by spreading the spirit of goodness amongst Kuwaiti society. We believe at VIVA in taking a holistic approach to our CSR activities, one that engages our employees, and creates goodwill in our communities with a focus on helping to grow and develop the State of Kuwait.