National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) announced the much-anticipated winner of its Al Watani Savings Scheme “Dream Prize” for the 2018 campaign comprising of a luxury villa at the prestigious Riffa Views, a Porsche SUV and US$1,000,000. The winner of the path-breaking Scheme rewarding customers that save went to Mr. Abdulhadi Ebrahim Mohamed Sultan.

The Dream Prize was awarded in an exciting ceremony held at the Four Seasons Bahrain Bay and attended by the winner’s family, NBB’s CEO, Mr. Jean Christophe Durand, the Bank’s Chief Executive – Retail, Commercial & SMEs, Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Ahmed, members of the Bank’s senior management and branches in addition to the media.

Since its inception, the Al Watani Savings Scheme has offered more than US$19 million in prizes alone.

Commenting on his once-in-a-life-time win, Mr. Abdulhadi Ebrahim Mohamed Sultan expressed his happiness for having won this amazing award and thanked the Bank for this generous prize. He said “I would like to give a huge thanks to the Bank, I was not expecting to win the Dream Prize, as the first man to win this prize in the Kingdom of Bahrain the feeling is incredible, unbelievable and I’m so grateful for NBB”

On behalf of NBB, Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Ahmed said, “NBB continues to be known for our commitment to improving the service and benefits that we provide to our valued customers. I would like to congratulate the winner of his Al Watani “Dream Prize” and am very proud to have this opportunity to share his joy along with his family. NBB remains focused on providing the best customer service and ensuring we appropriately reward our loyal customers. Going forward, we will intensify our dedication to these efforts and will continue to improve our services and initiatives to provide the citizens of this Kingdom with even better banking products and services and more chances to win.”

The Al Watani Savings Scheme aims to reward the Bank’s customers for their loyalty and encourage the habit of savings within the community. To realise these goals, the Scheme’s prizes were well-received among customers, who look forward to these chances to win and achieve their financial dreams and aspirations. To continue extending these rewards to an even greater number of customers, the Scheme gets revamped each year with customers now anticipating the re-launch of the Al Watani Savings Scheme promotion for 2019.

Mr. Abdul Aziz Al Ahmed also extended his thanks to all the Bank’s customers for their tremendous support and patronage. He also wished other customers who did not get the chance to win luck in next year’s Scheme. The stage is now set for the launch of the 2019 Al Watani Savings Programme, which will now build on the success and excitement of the past years.