Beirut, May 08, 2019: For the ninth consecutive year, BBAC (Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries) supports Al Jabal Marathon as main sponsor. The event held on May 05, 2019 was organized by the Lebanese Youth Association as well as the Martial Arts Academy. The marathon started from Bater and ended in Jezzine, under the slogan ‘Our Unity Protects Our Environment’. The sponsorship of BBAC for this marathon comes in the framework of supporting the youth as well as sporting events, as part of BBAC’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, not only in the Chouf area, but in all Lebanese regions.
“Starting from our slogan, ‘Your Caring Bank’, which also includes our support for the youth, we have decided to participate in this major sporting event, for the ninth year in a row, which is themed around the unity of the Lebanese in general and notably of the youth; with such unity ultimately preserving the environment. We at BBAC seek to support the aspirations of our youth in all types of events, for the biggest investment we can ever make is in the generations of the future”, commented Mr. Nadim Hamadeh, Assistant General Manager for Banking at BBAC.
This marathon witnessed a great participation by different age groups who came from all over Lebanon to gather and participate in an exciting and positive ambiance. The race ended with a big ceremony, where the winners were awarded prizes at the finish line, in the presence of a number of personalities and mayors, as well as BBAC managers and employees who participated in the marathon.
Founded in 1956, BBAC (Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries) is today one of the leading Lebanese commercial banks. Through its Head Office and its network of 41 branches dispersed throughout Lebanon, BBAC offers the full scope of banking and financial services, positioning it as a universal bank fully capable of meeting the needs and demands of all its customers, from individuals to companies of various sizes. These services include Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Commercial Banking and Trade Finance, Private Banking, Treasury and Capital Markets, and Bancassurance through a subsidiary. BBAC also has a branch in Cyprus (Limassol), three branches in Iraq (Erbil, Baghdad and Sulaymaniyah) and two representative offices in the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi) and Nigeria (Lagos), as well as a wide network of ATM machines to accommodate all of its customers’ banking needs. As “Your Caring Bank”, BBAC constantly strives to be a reliable and accessible financial partner to its customers. Nevertheless, BBAC’s care goes beyond the ordinary framework of the banking industry to touch the needs of the whole community through its various social responsibility initiatives.
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