Gulf Hotels Group presented its final contribution of its BD 100,000 commitment to the Crown Prince’s International Scholarship Program (CPISP), which it made as sponsor in the Friends category in 2009. Gulf Hotels Group Chief Executive Officer & Board Member Mr. Aqeel Raees presented CPISP Director Dr. Cynthia Gessling with the final annual installment of BD 20,000 during a meeting at his office to discuss the latest CPISP developments.
Mr. Raees praised the Program’s objectives and the efforts of HRH the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa in developing outstanding young Bahrainis by providing them with the opportunity to study at top international universities. He also affirmed Gulf Hotels Group’s keenness to support Bahraini youth and contribute to the development of Bahrain’s future generations.
From her side, Dr. Gessling thanked Gulf Hotels Group for its continued support and for its ongoing cooperation with the Program. She expressed her gratitude at Mr. Raees’ continued involvement with the Program and its developments, and for attending the Program’s student- related functions and ceremonies. She went on to affirm the importance of the support received from the Program’s sponsors in carrying out the Program’s objectives and developing the capabilities of its scholars through educational and training opportunities.
Also present at the meeting were CPISP Head of Financial, Administrative, and Student Affairs Ms. Shatha Ahmed Ali and CPISP Head of PR and Media Ms. Esmat Ahmed and Gulf Hotels Group Director of Operation Mr. A. Nabi Amini.