Manama, Bahrain: The National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) is pleased to announce the winners of the most-awaited Al-Watani Saving Scheme ‘Dream Prize’, with seven lucky winners receiving cash prizes amounting to USD 1,850,000 for the month of December. The Bank awarded a total of 157 winners in 2020, with cash prizes amounting to USD 4,750,000 distributed over the past year to spread joy amongst various areas of Bahrain, changing the lives of the winners across the Kingdom.
Three lucky winners received the highly-anticipated 2020 Dream prize, amounting to USD 1,750,000, with the first winner, Asma AbdulAziz AlQassab, receiving the highest cash prize of USD 1,000,000, followed by Alawi Sayed Mohamed receiving USD 500,000, and finally Balqis Abdulla Ahmed, receiving the third prize of USD 250,000. NBB also awarded winners of the monthly Al Watani Savings Scheme draw for December, where four lucky winners received cash prizes of USD 25,000, each.
The Bank celebrated their ‘Dream Prize’ winners on the 13th of January in a surprise initiative that saw Subah Al Zayani, Chief Executive of Retail Banking, Hisham Abu Alfateh, Head of Corporate Communications, Nabeel Mustafa, Head of Network Management & Safety, and Ahmed Al Maskati, Head of Retail Products, pay a visit to the winners at their homes for an individual prize handover to share in the winners’ excitement and happiness, all the while abiding by government directives to minimise the spread of the COVID-19 virus and maintain social distancing measures imposed by the Ministry of Health.
Subah Al Zayani, Chief Executive – Retail Banking at NBB, said: “On behalf of the National Bank of Bahrain, I would like to congratulate the Dream and monthly prize winners of the past year. The Bank remains committed to creating the best customer experience, and our Al Watani Prizes allow us to achieve exactly that. This year has been a challenging time across the globe, and despite these difficult times, we’ve managed to remain closer than ever to our people by choosing a different approach to bring joy to our winners, while still upholding all the necessary measures to maintain the highest safety standards and social distancing measures in all we do.”
Ahmed Al Maskati, Head of Retail Products at NBB, said: “It was a genuine pleasure to share this life-changing moment with our winners and their families, allowing us to bring this challenging year to a delightful end. Our Bank’s promise to stay closer to our customers made it possible to start the New Year on a positive note, and potentially positively impact our winners’ lives. I would like to extend my gratitude and appreciation to all the loyal customers of NBB, and I’d like to offer my sincere congratulations to all the winners, wishing the rest of our customers the best of luck with the newly enhanced upcoming Al-Watani Saving Scheme prizes for the year 2021.”
NBB continues its promise of fulfilling dreams through its Al Watani Savings Scheme Prizes by urging its customers to increase and place their deposits as innovative rewards and continuous cash prizes await in the upcoming year for Al-Watani Saving Scheme.