Famous Belgian lengthy distance runner Bashir Abdi gained the second place in the Djibouti Half Marathon, which occurred at Guled Stadium in Djibouti; many worldwide runners competed in the marathon together with UK Mo Farah who gained the race.
The President of Djibouti, H. E Ismail Omar Guelleh, together with First Lady Khadra Haji Mohamud Hayd, the Prime Minister of Djibouti Abdikadir Kamil Mohamed and members of his cupboard had been amongst the dignitaries attending the worldwide sporting occasion.
The East Africa Bank, a subsidiary of Dahabshiil Group of Companies, has been instrumental in sponsoring of famend Somali-Belgian athlete Bashir Abdi, who secured a 2nd place win.
“I appreciate we have support from corporates like East Africa Bank helping build sports in this part of Africa,” mentioned Bashir Abdi.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, Bashir Abdi thanked Dahabshiil Group Companies for their vital position in supporting the Somali group and the lengthy distance runner urged Dahabshiil group to stand by the youth and the sports activities group and at the identical time known as on different firms to emulate Dahabshiil.
East Africa Bank’s chief advertising and marketing officer mentioned he was happy and honored to have sponsored the well-known Somali Belgian lengthy distance runner Bashir Abdi, who secured the second place, in addition to being the second-largest sponsor of the sprinter. .
Dahabshiil Group firms additionally maintain and sponsors the annual Dahabshiil Marathon held in Hargeisa, Somaliland.
Dahabshiil Group, comprising Dahabshiil Pvt Ltd – the worldwide cash switch wing of the Group, Dahabshil Bank International with each native and worldwide branches, and Somtel Telecommunication International, E-Dahab, and Hyundai motors by no means fails to loom giant forward at social accountability schemes that span throughout all sectors positively impacting on the lives of tens of hundreds of individuals. Of late, the Group has centered on making monetary providers out there to the ‘unbanked’ and extra susceptible teams of the society, and particular consideration to youth and ladies.