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BankMuscat fetes RO 400,000 al Mazyona grand prize winner

MUSCAT, 1 February 2012 – BankMuscat, the flagship financial institution in the Sultanate, marked a moment of big celebration for Rashid bin Hamed al Shukaili from Rustaq branch, who won the second RO 400,000 al Mazyona jackpot prize of the 2011 scheme.

The big prize indeed has come as a life changing experience for the 52-year-old businessman, who has been banking with BankMuscat for the past 20 years. He benefited from the 'loyalty bonus' and his chances got multiplied 20 times, thereby giving him a huge chance to win the RO 400,000 prize.

Al Shukaili commented on the life-changing experience: “I am delighted to win this big prize from BankMuscat. This is an exciting scheme reflecting the dreams and ambitions of people. I always dreamt of winning a prize and it has totally changed not only my life but also the future of my family."

Al Shukaili is familiar with BankMuscat products and services. Personally, he recommends BankMuscat to friends and relatives because of the many value-added services provided by the Bank. “I am very happy with the banking facilities and the helpful and courteous approach by the staff." Asked what he intended to do with the prize money, Al Shukaili said his dream was to set up a factory in Rustaq.

Rabie Seif Al Shireqy, Rustaq branch Manager, said: “We congratulate Al Shukaili for winning the al Mazyona jackpot prize. He represents the experienced generation aware of the responsibilities to maintain prudent savings habits. Customers banking with BankMuscat in all parts of the country are rewarded with attractive prizes and personalised services."

BankMuscat recently conducted a country-wide market research on savings schemes to gather feedback from customers on their preferences and needs. The Bank is all set to announce an even better savings scheme this year which has been structured after taking into account the findings of the market research, which will be well appreciated by different customers and will once again showcase the leadership position enjoyed by al Mazyona in the market and banking industry.

al Mazyona, reckoned the savings scheme of the nation, offers one of the biggest prize money in the savings scheme history in Oman. The objective is to create a lifetime change for winners and allow them to invest their prize money in things that will make a lasting difference and the well-being of their families. The flexible scheme makes regular saving easier and is available at the largest network of 130 branches across Oman.