Al Hayrat is BBK’s unique savings account that presents exciting opportunities for customers to win prizes while they save. Today, BBK made the announcement that everyone has been waiting for – The winner of the Al Hayrat’s Grand prize cash prize of $1,000,000. The raffle draw took place on January 27th 2016 under the supervision of Mr. Shafi Al Bulooshi of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, and members of the top management of the Bank.
Mr. Mohamed Khalifa Ahmed Almulla was revealed as the new Instant Millionaire of the Al Hayrat 2015 scheme. He is the Third lucky winner of One Million USD from Al Hayrat program which has increased the grand cash prize to an astounding One Million Dollars three years ago.
Mr. Al Mulla is a retired father of four. He received a call from Mr. A. Karim Bucheery, the Chief Executive of BBK, to inform him of the exciting news of his win immediately after the draw.
Mr. Al Mulla said “I could not believe it at first! I honestly thought I was being pranked by one of my friends! What an unbelievable and totally unexpected surprise!”
“I cannot express my happiness and gratitude to the Bank for this amazing opportunity! I would like to extend my thanks to the BBK Branch manager who convinced me to place my savings into the Al Hayrat account. Otherwise, I would not have ever dreamed of winning”
When asked about his plans for the life changing cash prize, Mr. Al Mulla said ““With this cash prize, I look forward to supporting my daughter’s fashion design business with this money; I will also use it to further develop my HR consultancy business which I have recently started after my retirement”
Speaking at the award ceremony, Mr. A.Karim Bucheery said: “We are delighted to give out the biggest single Cash prize in Bahrain worth One million US for the Third consecutive year! We have designed the Al Hayrat saving account prizes scheme so as to truly impact the lives of the winners in a positive, transformative way and help propel it forward to help them realize their dreams. And on this happy occasion, I would like to congratulate the winner on this incredible win and wish the other Al Hayrat savers good luck in future Al Hayrat draws.”
An elaborate handover ceremony attended by the Bank’s top management was held in the Winner’s honour at the Four Seasons Hotel whereby he was picked up along with his family in a Hummer limousine and celebrated in style as he was handed the cheque for the One million Dollars by the Chief Executive of BBK, Mr. A. Karim Bucheery where he also thanked him for choosing BBK.
It is worth mentioning the 2016 Al Hayrat scheme will offer customers a total of $2,500,000 in cash prizes including an upcoming draw for a Quarter of a million dollars in April!, followed by a draw for Half a million dollars in August and another Quarter of a million draw in November, and finally culminating in a Grand prize draw for $1,000,000 in January 2017 in addition to other amazing prizes awaiting the winners.