MUSCAT, 4 February 2013 — Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, on Monday (4 February) opened a state-of-the-art branch in Royal Opera House. H.E. Eng. Mohsin bin Mohammed Ali Al Shaikh, Advisor, Diwan of the Royal Court, was the guest of honour at the inauguration attended by AbdulRazak Ali Issa, Chief Executive.
H.E. Eng. Mohsin bin Mohammed Ali Al Shaikh congratulated the bank for opening the new branch, thereby providing world class banking services to visitors at the Royal Opera House as well as people residing in the area. He also picked winners of al Mazyona monthly prizes on the occasion.
AbdulRazak Ali Issa said: “The expanding branch network highlights Bank Muscat's focus to remain the nation's bank of first choice in all parts of the country. With the widest reach in serving customers and the largest network of 136 branches in the Sultanate, Bank Muscat is committed to meeting customer expectations at all levels."
Over the past 31 years, Bank Muscat has achieved steady and significant growth in various disciplines to emerge as the leading financial institution in Oman. Innovations adopted by the bank are characteristic of the largest network of ATMs and cash deposit machines (CDMs) found in all parts of the country. Bank Muscat acknowledges that smarter strategies are vital to stay ahead in business and provide a distinct customer service.
Setting new benchmarks, BankMuscat offers the complete range of banking products and services through the network of branches across the length and breadth of Oman. The sophisticated banking experience stems from the right mix of traditional and electronic channels.
Presently, Bank Muscat is the first and only bank in Oman offering the extended working hours facility from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm (Sunday to Thursday). The evening banking service is available at eight branches in Muscat Inter-Continental, Muscat City Centre, Al Khuwair, Seeb, Al Khoud, Barka main, Sohar main and Salalah main. The value-added service stems from the bank's vision 'We can do more' and in response to the growing market demand for longer banking hours. The facility reflects the bank's commitment to making banking convenient and centred around customer's needs. Bank Muscat understands the constantly changing customer needs and responds with suitable financial solutions.
The corporate philosophy of Bank Muscat is underpinned by the rich Omani culture and traditions and the bank prides itself in its deep understanding of customer needs, offering financial guidance at all levels.