Wataniya Telecom commercially launched in 1999 as the first privately owned telecom operator in Kuwait. The Company is a subsidiary of Ooredoo Q.S.C. (formerly Qatar Telecom Company Q.S.C.) a Qatari shareholding company listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange.
The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the provision of mobile telephone services in Kuwait under a licence from the Ministry of Communications, State of Kuwait and also elsewhere through subsidiaries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and Maldives. The Company also invests surplus funds in shares and other securities and acquire interests in related businesses in Kuwait and similar businesses abroad.
|Date Established||Oct 12, 1997|
|Listing Date||Jul 17, 1999|
|Paid-up Capital (KW Fils)||50,403,276|
|Shares Per Value||0.100|
Wataniya Tower, Ahmed Al Jaber Street,Plot 1A, P.O.Box: 613, Safat ,Kuwait
+965 180 5555
+965 2242 3369
National Mobile Telecommunications Company K.S.C.P. (''the Company") is a Kuwaiti shareholding company incorporated by Amiri Decree on 10 October 1997.
|Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani||Chairman|
|Mr. Ali Shareef Al-Emadi||Vice Chairman|
|Mr. Abdul Aziz Ibrahim Fakhroo||General Manager|
|Dr. Nasser Marafih||Board of Directors|
|Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Al-Kandari||Board of Directors|
|Mr. Saleh Al Sagoubi||Board of Directors|
|Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abdulla Al AbdulRahman Al Thani||Board of Directors|
|Mr. Fahad Othman Al-Saeed||Board of Directors|