MUSCAT, 17 October 2019
Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, in step with its vision ‘To serve you better, everyday’ and commitment to partnership in encouraging a savings culture in Oman, rewarded 70 Zeinah women customers at a special al Mazyona prize draw to celebrate the Omani Women’s Day. The special event was held under the auspices of Shukoor Mohammed Salim Al Ghammari at Crowne Plaza Qurum and was attended by Management Team members and Zeinah customers.
The Omani Women’s Day is an expression of appreciation to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said’s role in enabling Omani women play their important part in nation building. The chief guest spoke about the importance of women in strengthening society and nation-building as well as the role of Omani women in the Shura Council.
Ilham Murtadha Al Hamaid, DGM - Large Corporates, Bank Muscat, spoke about the role played by Omani women in various sectors in the country including the banking sector. She said: “We are happy to note that women are playing a very strong role in nation building and strengthening our society through their unique contributions across different sectors, especially in banking and financial services. Today, Bank Muscat has excellent gender diversity with more than 48% of the employees being women. This goes on to show how the bank is particularly empowering Omani women and its strong belief that women have a very important role to play in our society.”
The special Omani Women’s Day draw offering a total prize money of RO 100,000 was held and 50 Zeinah customers won RO 2,000 each. Another 20 winners won RO1,000 each in the second draw, which was then held.
The Zeinah suite of products and services is based on the premise that women prefer to use special banking services that enhance their privacy. Catering to the unique needs, Zeinah ensures privacy and a relaxed atmosphere for women customers at Bank Muscat branches. The unique products available for women include Zeinah Debit and Credit cards, tailored merchant discounts and a health and beauty finance scheme.
The 2019 al Mazyona scheme is designed to transform the lives of prudent savers. The scheme is targeted to accommodate all segments, including ladies, youth, children, high savings balance customers and salary account holders, thereby inculcating a strong savings habit among citizens who will be responsible for the future development of Oman.