Boubyan Bank Ready To Combat Covid-19
Al-Yaqout: We Have Implemented the Instructions of MOH and Other Competent Authorities to Protect Our Customers and the Society
Boubyan Bank’s Group General Manager - Administration Group, Mr. Waleed Al-Yaqout has confirmed that the bank has been prepared since the first day of announcing the outbreak of Covid-19 in Kuwait in line with the instructions of MOH, and the competent authorities, to protect the health of customers, staff and the society in general.
Al-Yaqout stated: “Out of the bank’s keenness on public health, we have taken all precautionary and preventive measures over the past days, as instructed by the Ministry of Health and the competent authorities in addition to following the health instructions issued by the World Health Organization, which will help protect the country from the hazard of this virus.”
“Boubyan Bank already started the implementation of the instructions of competent authorities regarding the sterilization of all ATMs, branches, and main buildings in addition to fitting hand sanitizer dispensers at all locations. More than 95 hand sanitizer dispensers were fitted to All ATMs and ITMs of branches in addition to drive-through ATMs. Additionally, locations are visited 4 times a day to be sterilized and to refill hand sanitizer dispensers.”, he added.
He went on to add: “More than 120 new hand sanitizer dispensers were fitted inside branches and main buildings of the bank. Medical face masks were also distributed to all staff of branches and buildings as of the first day following the national holidays.”
Al-Yaqout elaborated: "The bank has also used its various online and social media platforms to publish various awareness messages urging everyone to maintain public health since prevention is better than cure.”
“Over the past years, the bank has been keen on adopting health and prevention standards across all the bank’s buildings in an attempt to safeguard staff and customers’ health.”, he added.
Al-Yaqout concluded his statements by extending his thanks to various entities starting with the Central Bank of Kuwait, the Ministry of Health, and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry for all the efforts they exerted regarding this issue in collaboration with various government and private institutions.
He concluded: “As per the instructions of the senior management, Boubyan Bank is putting all of its resources at the beck and call of government institutions to face this ongoing crisis, imploring Allah Almighty to bestow health and prosperity upon Kuwait the world.”