BBAC (Bank of Beirut and the Arab Countries) marked its 7th year as the principal supporter of the Al-Jabal Marathon. The marathon held under the slogan “We Run for Lebanon”, set off from Kafr Nabrakh and ended in Deir Al-Qamar in Chouf district, with the participation of thousands of students, athletes and runners.
Commenting on this initiative, Mr. Nadim Hamadeh, Assistant General Manager for Banking, said: “BBAC’s support to the Al-Jabal Marathon is part of its long-term commitment to encourage sports activities in Lebanon, in line with the bank’s social responsibility goals.”
He added: “BBAC prides itself in taking part in events such as the Al- Jabal Marathon which help bring together Lebanese people from different backgrounds and areas of the country to run collectively for Lebanon. At BBAC, we are continually trying to unify our efforts for the good of society, whenever the opportunity presents itself, stemming from our slogan “Your Caring Bank”.”
The marathon was concluded with an award ceremony at the race’s end point, in the presence of key social figures, municipality leaders, heads of the schools and universities involved, and BBAC managers and employees, who were keen to take part in the event.
Founded in 1956, BBAC is today one of the leading Lebanese commercial banks, with total assets of USD 6.1 billion. BBAC provides a full scope of banking and financial services to individuals and corporations through an extensive network of 39 branches in Lebanon; one branch in Limassol-Cyprus, three branches in Iraq-Erbil, Baghdad and Sulaymaniyah, and two representative offices in Abu Dhabi-UAE and Lagos-Nigeria. 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.