MUSCAT, 24 April 2019
Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, in line with the bank’s vision ‘To serve you better, everyday’ and commitment to the nation’s rapid growth and development, hosted Mahmood Al Jarwani, Chairman of Al Jarwani Group, at its Majlis Meethaq event. The Majlis, which was held at the Bank Muscat Head Office, was attended by Sheikh Waleed K Al Hashar, Chief Executive Officer, and members of the management team as well as a number of prominent citizens and entrepreneurs.
The Majlis Meethaq forum is a unique initiative aimed at presenting successful role models and highlighting their achievements to motivate and inspire citizens, especially the youth, to attain success in life. The social forum hosts well-known economic, social, religious or cultural personalities from different walks of life to share inspirational aspects of their life and career.
Mahmood Al Jarwani focused on his career and personal life as well as his views and perspective on important socio-economic issues. He spoke about the opportunities and challenges that he faced in his personal life and career, which has seen him hold important positions of responsibility at government institutions in the past. He mentioned how he was influenced by his father throughout his life, especially when it came to running businesses successfully. He focussed on the importance of setting up enterprises in different economic sectors so as to contribute to the nation’s progress and development.
Mahmood Al Jarwani explained how the Mall of Muscat was set up after a detailed study on market demand and how it would play an important role in developing Oman’s economy. He added that this landmark real estate and infrastructure development would offer many new employment opportunities to Omani youth.
Thanking him for his inspiring speech, Abdul Wahid Mohammed Al Murshidi, DGM - Islamic Personal Banking, said: “Meethaq is proud to host Mahmood Al Jarwani and highlight his contributions as a role model for Omani youth. We thank him for addressing the session and enlightening the audience on the numerous challenges that he has faced in his life, especially when making crucial decisions which later led to great success in life. His achievements are a shining example for our young people on how to deal with challenges all around us and turn them into opportunities for growth and success.”
Meethaq is the leading Islamic financial services provider in the Sultanate with many achievements contributing to the Sultanate’s economy. Meethaq extends support to all key sectors in the Sultanate and is focused on developing as a benchmark Islamic financial services provider in Oman and the region.
As the pioneer and market leader of Islamic banking in Oman, Meethaq recognises the immense investment prospects and potential that Oman offers and is committed to supporting strategic national development initiatives in line with Oman's Vision 2040 economic blueprint.
Meethaq has adopted the best practices in Islamic banking and finance worldwide to combine a robust model which protects customers and complements the Islamic banking industry. Every Meethaq product goes through the process of Shari’a compliance certification by the Shari’a Supervisory Board and is created in line with the guidelines of the Central Bank of Oman.