Date(s) - 29 January 2007
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Kuwait. 23 January, 2007: EQUATE Petrochemicals Co. ended the “Lose Weight and Win Prize” competition for the company’s employees, aiming at the awareness of the risks of overweight on the health. The number of participants reached ninety from various departments of the company.
The competition was at its highest point of challenge, as the company weighed the participants in early September of last year and then four months later they were weighed to know the number of kilograms they had lost.
Mr. Nasser Al-Mattar, Public Relations Executive at the company, expressed his happiness, “the number of competitors exceeded the number expected and that the competition was successful from all aspects, as it is a great opportunity for every employee suffering from overweight to lose some. The prizes of the top five winners were sponsored by Gulf Bank and Diet Care Center were very encouraging,” Al-Mattar said. The prizes were awarded to all the winners during the EQUATE’S quarterly lunch which was generously sponsored by Holiday Inn Downtown Kuwait.
Al-Mattar stated that the first purpose of this competition is the awareness of the health risks of overweight and how to lose weight. He added that EQUATE Company always encourages such awareness campaign aiming at the benefits of its employees from the health and practical sides and it always serves the health environment inside and outside company.