The official inauguration of Warba Bank branches was held, on Wednesday, 23rd May 2012, under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Sheikha Salwa Sabah Al-Ahmad's Hall at Marina Hotel.
His Highness the Amir was received at the venue by Central Bank of Kuwait Governor Dr. Mohammad Yousef Al-Hashil and Warba Bank Chairman and Managing Director Jassar Dakheel Al-Jassar.
His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Parliament Speaker Ahmad Al-Sadoun, former House Speaker Jassim Al-Kharafi, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and state's senior official attended the inaugural ceremony.
The event began with a performance of the national anthem and a recitation of verses from the Holy Quran. Then, Al-Jassar delivered his speech to the assembly where he pointed out the establishment of Warba Bank is a symbolism of the country's interest in going forward with its development plan to achieve a comprehensive rise to its community. Warba Bank is a new financial monument which has seen the light due to the efforts made by the government, the Central Bank of Kuwait, Kuwait Investment Authority, Warba Bank's management as well an equal participation from all of the country's citizens.
"Despite the challenges faced within the financial system of the bank, in particular, and the global financial crisis, in general, Warba Bank has made it a success," Al-Jassar noted.
He finally pointed out that the path to excellence can only be achieved through taking up transparency and adopting firm moral and ethical beliefs.
At the end of the ceremony, commemorative gifts were present to His Highness the Amir.