KIPCO – the Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) – and its Group companies were the Gold Sponsors of the Kuwait Aviation Show 2020. The event was held under the patronage of H.H. the Amir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah at the Amiri Airport on January 15-18.

Burgan Bank, Gulf Insurance Group – Kuwait (gig – Kuwait) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC) participated in the event under the KIPCO umbrella. The event brought together more than 300 exhibitors, with aircrafts on display for close to 60 thousand visitors.

Ms Eman Al Awadhi, KIPCO’s Group Communications Director, said:

“We are delighted to be taking part in this show, which brings the international aerospace business community back to Kuwait for the second time. At KIPCO, we are constantly looking for opportunities to take part in events that place our nation on the international map, in line with the vision ‘New Kuwait 2035’.”

Mr Qutaibah Al Rabe, Head of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at Burgan Bank said:

“The Kuwait Aviation show has sparked considerable interest since its inception in January 2018, generating wider participation from both regional and global aviation entities. The event showcases the latest trends and brings to light new possibilities for varied business segments. Driven to progress and facilitate dynamic change, Burgan Bank, under the umbrella of KIPCO, was proud to have sponsored an event of this magnitude that showcases the finest in aerospace and aeronautical engineering along with its cutting-edge technology. We maintain our strong support for national objectives supporting the ‘New Kuwait 2035’ vision that aims to herald a prosperous new era for Kuwait, economically and financially.”

Ms Aisha Al Asfour, Senior Officer – Marketing and PR at gig-Kuwait, said:

“We are proud to be part of the Kuwait Aviation Show 2020, in collaboration with our sister companies. One of the main goal of our company is to support initiatives that encourage the growth in the areas of transportation and aviation; we will continue to do so in the coming years.”

On his part, Mr Ahmed Al Masqati, Head of HR & Admin at QPIC, said:

“QPIC’s participation in the exhibition is aligned with the company’s corporate social responsibility program and our ongoing efforts to further develop the industrial aspect of the local economy. The event brought together participants from the public and private sector, both local and international, to discuss cooperation opportunities, which is vital to achieving Kuwait’s Vision 2035 that we are keen to support.”