АВА Bank supports Equestrian Jumping Championship
ABA Bank becomes the gold sponsor of the 9th edition of the prestigious equestrian competition in Phnom Penh - “Norodom Sihanouk du Cambodge”.
The event was organized by the Equestrian Federation of Cambodia (CEF) and Cambodian Country Club. Competitions are held on 20, 27 of January and 10 of February 2013 in Cambodian Country Club premises. Participants compete in several categories: pony control (for the youngest ones), show jumping by 50, 70 and 90 cm (GP).
Commenting on the event, Askhat Azhikhanov, CEO of ABA Bank, said: "ABA Bank supports the activities of this kind for the first time, and we are pleased that the championship is very popular. We are extremely pleased to see that the event attracts a large number of young people. All this make us believe that the event has great future and we are pleased to be a part of it".
The championship is being held for the ninth year in a row, and always attracts a large number of fans of this graceful sport. As expected, on February 10, the closing ceremony and awarding of winners will be visited by a High Representative from the Royal Palace. Awards for the winners were provided by Artisan d'Angkor. Also there will be cash prizes given by the CEF to the best riders of the 70 cm and 90 cm show jumping.
Note that the entrance to the event is free from 10 am till 5 pm.
About Cambodian Country Club:
The Cambodian Country Club (CCC) is first private Club on Kingdom of Cambodia opened since 2009. The Club and CCC Hotel "Urban Retreat" bring peace of mind and serenity through a wide range of services, hotel resort and sport activities in a 25,000 sqm peaceful haven: tennis, badminton, grass soccer-field, a salted 25 meter long swimming pool and the only equestrian center in Phnom Penh.
About ABA Bank:
ABA Bank was founded in 1996 as an Advanced Bank of Asia Ltd. Since 2007 ABA Bank has broadened its scope to focus on the retail-banking sector and aim’s to provide dependable, easy-to-use and technologically advanced banking services throughout Cambodia.
Having serviced the corporate and retail banking sectors in Cambodia for fifteen years, ABA Bank offers products and services designed to benefit every sector of the Cambodian community from business loans to moto loans and current accounts to fixed interest deposits. Each and every product that ABA offers has been carefully tailored to suit the needs of the Cambodian market.
In 2012, Asian Banking & Finance Magazine awarded ABA as Cambodia’s Domestic Technology and Operation Bank of the Year while in 2011 ABA bank was the first Cambodian Bank to receive Cambodian Retail Bank of the Year award. In the same year ABA receives HSBC Global Payments and Cash Management 2010 Golden Award. ABA Bank currently has eleven branches across the country including eight in Phnom Penh.