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Microsoft Kuwait hosts Exclusive Ghabgas for Government Officials, partners and customers
Events help Microsoft reinforce strong relationship with key stakeholders
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Kuwait, Kuwait

Microsoft Kuwait celebrated the holy month of Ramadan by hosting a series of exclusive Ghabgas for government officials, partners and customers in Kuwait at the Sheraton Hotel. Microsoft Kuwait welcomed guests and prominent figures. The informal events were an opportunity for Microsoft Kuwait to reinforce its strong relationship with key stakeholders and establish a close rapport in order to enhance ICT initiatives in Kuwait.

"We would like to thank all those who attended these special occasions during the holy month of Ramadan," said Wassim Hamad, Public Sector lead, Microsoft Kuwait. " In the current times, economic growth, job creation and education are fundamental to each country's success, In such an environment, Microsoft is actively partnering with governments, local businesses and the overall community across Kuwait to determine how technology can play a constructive role in addressing these national priorities in association with our partners."

In line with its approach of supporting innovation among young Kuwaiti entrepreneurs, Microsoft presented a certificate of appreciation to Ahmad Al Awadi, a young entrepreneur and Founder/CEO of Moving Blue for his innovative approach in movie production involving animation and visual effects. Ahmad was also instrumental in creating a promotional video about Microsoft Kuwait and its staff.

According to Mohamed Al Tura – Business Development Manager Microsoft Kuwait, "Microsoft has a long-term commitment to working with government institutions and our valued partners and customers to broaden access to technology, build local skills capacity and enable new businesses to thrive and support a healthy software ecosystem We look forward to building more momentum for ICT initiatives across the country in the future backed by Microsoft's technological leadership and innovative approach".

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software - any time, any place and on any device.

Microsoft opened its Dubai-based Middle East office in 1991. Microsoft today has four subsidiaries in the Middle East region: Microsoft Gulf which oversees Microsoft activities in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the UAE, Oman and Yemen, Microsoft Arabia covering the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Microsoft Egypt and Microsoft North Africa East Mediterranean and Pakistan that oversees Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Palestine Territories and Pakistan.

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