Al Hayrat, BBK’s unique savings account continues to present exciting opportunities for customers to win prizes while they save. Today, an elaborate handover ceremony was held in honour of the 2016 Al Hayrat Grand Draw winner of One Million USD plus One Million air miles from Gulf Air. Dr. Azad Kareem Kassim, Al Hayrat Instant Millionaire was escorted with his family in a Hummer limousine to the Ritz Carlton Hotel. He was welcomed by Mr. Reyadh Sater, BBK Chief Executive in the presence of BBK management. While celebrating in style at the Hotel’s private Island, Dr, Kassim received the cheque for the One Million Dollars and One Million Air miles.
Speaking at the award ceremony, Mr. Reyadh Sater said: “ I am delighted to present the biggest single prize in Bahrain worth a Million US Dollars plus a Million air miles to another lucky winner. We have developed the Al Hayrat Savings Account many years ago and we kept increasing the grand prize to reach the level it is today and become a life-changing one. I would like to congratulate the winner on this astounding win that will enable his dreams to come true. Dr Kassim is BBK’s fourth instant Millionaire from Al Hayrat programme. And I’m happy to announce today that there will be another Al Hayrat Millionaire in May! So best of luck to all Al Hayrat savers”.
The raffle draw of the 2016 Al Hayrat Grand Prize Millionnaire took place on February 1st 2017, under the supervision of Mr. Shafi Al Bulooshi of the Consumer Protection Unit at the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, as well as members of the top management of the Bank.
Immediately after the draw, Dr Kassim, Father of four, and dermatology Consultant at the King Hamad University Hospital, received a call from Mr. Reyadh Sater to inform him of the exciting news of his win.
Dr. Kassim said “I was overjoyed with the news! I had been thinking of transferring my savings of five years from Al Hayrat account as I had never won before, but I was advised to keep my deposit till after the Grand Prize draw, so it was a very pleasant surprise to hear that I have indeed won after many years of waiting! I have immediately shared the news with my family who could not believe it either!”
He continued saying: “This win is surely due to God’s will and my patients’ good wishes and prayers, whom I treat with love and as my duty towards God Almighty.
I wish all my friends, family and Muslims a thousand fold of what I have received, and thank God Almighty for all his blessings.”
As announced by the Chief Executive, Mr. Reyadh Sater, BBK takes this opportunity to offer another One Million dollars as a surprise to all. The draw will take place in May and Customers who deposit before March 31st will be eligible for this draw.