In line with their strategic initiatives for a brighter community, BBK- Bahrain’s pioneer in retail and commercial banking- handed over a cheque of BD 2,500 as a gesture of their support towards the Bankers Union. The cheque was handed over by Mr. Abdulkarim Bucheery, CE of BBK to Mr. Khalil Zainal- President, Bankers Union, in the presence of Mr. Ali Mohammed Abdulla, Vice President, Bankers Union and from BBK Mr. Reyadh Sater- General Manager- Shared Services Group, Mr. Abdul Hussain Bustani- Assistant General Manger- Human Resources and Administration and Ms. Abeer Swar- Corporate Communications Officer.
Over the past years, the Bankers Union received the Bank’s support through numerous donations. This year’s Bank’s contributions have given the Bankers Union the financial aid required to complete the expansion and furnishing of its premises with the participation of other financial institutions.
The Bankers Union was established on 25.01.2003 following the launch of His Majesty the King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa reform scheme and after the publication of Legislative Decree No.(33) of 2002 with respect to the promulgation of the Workers Union Law as a workers union designed to look after the interests of the workers in the financial and banking sector, to defend their rights, to raise the level of their employment gains and living conditions through the spread of union culture and active participation in numerous events to emphasize the role of unions as an integral element of the developed economy.
As one of the major financial institutions in Bahrain, BBK has supported entities including major clubs, charity funds and social initiatives. These initiatives are aimed at achieving the sole goal and vision of a brighter future and community in the Kingdom of Bahrain.