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Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc has announced their distribution of 5,000 vouchers at Ambulance Centers to front-liners and at Kuwait International Airport in an effort to support and welcome citizens arriving back after being away from their home country for so long.

The visits under this initiative were lead by Mr. Ahmad AlNowaibet from stc’s Public Relations team.

The vouchers include exclusive promotional codes and discounts to some of Kuwait’s most renowned food & beverage delivery platforms and online e-stores including Talabat, drops, Cavaraty, and COFE.

In collaboration with stc, the bundled vouchers served as a welcome home gesture to the arriving citizens with the aim of making their return and adjustment more comfortable and convenient due to the current circumstances, as well as a token of appreciation to the frontliners who are sacrificing to make sure the citizens and residents of Kuwait stay healthy. This initiative is an additional step stc has implemented to support the Kuwaiti government in combating the COVID-19 outbreak by encouraging citizens and residents to stay at home.

This initiative falls under stc’s previously launched “Stay Safe” campaign which aims to support Kuwait’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, in line with stc’s social responsibility framework. Prior to distributing the vouchers, stc distributed 25,000 free allo prepaid lines to travelers arriving back to Kuwait in cooperation with Kuwait Airways and the Ministry of Health.

The purpose of distributing the prepaid lines was to ensure that returning citizens had a channel to communicate with their loved ones at no cost during the mandatory isolation period.

Commenting on the initiative, Danah AlJasem, General Manager of Corporate Communications at stc, said, “stc partnered with 4 entities to provide both frontliners as well as citizens returning to their beloved country with digital solutions to accommodate them during the global health circumstances. Through the formed partnerships, the COFE app is offering a 50% discount on all orders, Cavaraty is providing a 35% discount on all products on its e-store, Talabat and drops are both offering free delivery on all orders within the specified validity date. On behalf of stc, we would like to thank each Company for collaborating with stc to implement this great humanitarian initiative to support the returning Kuwaiti citizens and our hero front-liners.”

AlJasem said, "Since the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak in Kuwait, stc has worked diligently to assist the government’s efforts in responding and containing the spread of infection, as well as back the preventative measures the country has set in place to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.”

AlJasem concluded by saying, “In line with our social and national responsibility, stc launched a series of humanitarian initiatives aimed at supporting the people of Kuwait in facing the current crisis that the country is currently going through. As a leading telecom provider, stc will continue to launch campaigns and programs to support the people of Kuwait during these difficult times while enabling digital transformation in Kuwait. Additionally, the activities carried out by stc highlight the strengthened sense of unity and nationalism witnessed by the private sector in bolstering the state’s decisions in combating the pandemic.”

To better serve its customers, stc upgraded its digital channels to offer the Company’s array of products and services to new and existing customers from the comfort of their homes. stc’s online platforms also allow customers to seamlessly execute transactions related to their accounts online and hassle free. With the upgrade came a series of online exclusive offers to enrich the customers’ experience at home, whether it be online gaming, working remotely from home or enjoying services to fulfill their entertainment needs.