Batelco, as part of its commitment to sports in Bahrain, sponsored Bahrain Golf Club’s annual Batelco Golf Tournament, which took place on Saturday 16 January. As one of the Kingdom’s leading companies, Batelco is fully committed to fostering the advancement of sports and its participants in the local community.
Batelco Public Relations Specialist Mohamed Al Faraj attended the event to present prizes to the tournament’s winners. The overall winner of the Batelco Tournament for 2016 was Nasser Yaqoob Salah.
Batelco Group General Manager Corporate Affairs Ahmed Al Janahi said that Batelco was delighted to support Bahrain Golf Club and ensure the success of the Batelco Golf Tournament.
“Participation in the sporting arena breaks down barriers between all ages and cultures and accordingly Batelco is proud to be among the leading companies in Bahrain recognised for their support to a wide range of sporting activities,” he added.
Batelco Group is headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain and listed on the Bahrain Bourse. Batelco has played a pivotal role in the country’s development as a major communications hub and today is the leading integrated communications’ provider, continuing to lead and shape the local consumer market and the enterprise ICT market. Batelco has been growing overseas via investing in other market-leading fixed and wireless operators.
Batelco Group has evolved from being a regional Middle Eastern operation to become a major communications company with direct and indirect investments across 14 geographies, namely Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man, Maldives, Diego Garcia, St. Helena, Ascension Island and the Falkland Islands.