This is a copy of the press release by VIVA, sent EXCLUSIVELY to Buzberry before the official release to the media. We would like to thank VIVA for their cooperation .
VIVA Diamonds sold for 694.4 thousand KD
During its 1st Charity Auction
Kuwait- Sahara Gulf Club
VIVA raises more than 694.4 thousand KD ,during its first charity auction for the diamond numbers march 3rd were The highest price paid for the diamond number 55555555 was 360,100 thousand The company will donate the revenue of this auction for charity projects .
CEO Najeeb Al-Awadi, speaking on the occasion, said that the idea of holding an auction for this purpose gave it great significance, especially since the returns were used to support charity activities and serve different local community sectors. Therefore, he added, the idea was part of VIVA’s principled strategy of commitment to supporting charity and welfare community establishments in Kuwait, which reflected the magnitude of commitment and dedication by the Company to serving its community and contributing to the achievement of their great goals.
He described the auction as one in a chain of upcoming such events, which VIVA would be holding now and then to sell Vanity numbers and use the returns to fund and promote charity and community activities in the Sate of Kuwait.
He lauded the enormous efforts exerted by VIVA staff at the auction, which turned out to be a great success both in organization and implementation. He also spoke highly of the Kuwait Group for Public Auctions, which exhibited exemplary cooperation with VIVA staff, extending generous support to ensure that the auction came out as successful as it did, paying special tribute to the commendable role played Barakat Al-Wiggayyan, the well-known Kuwaiti announcer who played host at the auction.
Al-Awadi expressed gratitude for the efforts played by the Ministry of Communications for their support and cooperation and also for VIVA’s board members for devoting the diamond numbers sold at the auction for social welfare promoting purposes. He also thanked staff at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor with the Ministry of Commerce for their generous support and role in making the auction a great success. Profound thanks also went to participants at the auction who paid high prices for the auctioneered diamond numbers, knowing that the money was devoted to supporting charity and community activities in Kuwait.
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It seems that everybody got it wrong in the previous post;p