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Bank Muscat extends support to Muscat Festival

MUSCAT, 10 January 2016 – Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, in step with its 'Let's Do More' vision and commitment to partnership in events of national importance, has extended support to Muscat Festival, the Sultanate's annual tourism and cultural celebration to be held from 14 January to 13 February 2016.

Bank Muscat has lined up various promotional activities at the main festival venues in Al Amerat Park and Naseem Garden. During the 31-day festival, the Bank Muscat services, especially ATMs will be available, serving as a boon to the large crowds visiting the festival every day. On average, 2 million visitors, including foreign tourists, visit Muscat Festival every year.

Over the years, Bank Muscat has extended support to Muscat Festival and remains committed to ensuring the success of the most celebrated annual tourism and cultural event in Oman. Bank Muscat aims to fulfill its commitment to national initiatives, uniting citizens and residents in sharing the good times and discovering the joy of being connected. The Muscat Festival partnership is an earnest attempt by the bank to propagate the core family values held dear by Omanis.

Bank Muscat's presence in the event also highlights its role in facilitating the exchange of traditions and culture between nations. The bank attaches importance to extending support to preservation of Oman's rich heritage and culture, thereby familiarising people, especially youth and children, with the country's glorious legacy. The ethos of national events like Muscat Festival runs parallel to the stated objective of Bank Muscat in serving the nation as the banking partner of choice. While Muscat Festival showcases varied expressions of Omani heritage and culture, Bank Muscat utilises the occasion to help people understand, appreciate and preserve Oman's rich legacy.

Muscat Festival serves as a window to Oman's heritage and culture, offering numerous avenues for fun and entertainment for children and families. The participation of Bank Muscat complements in making the festival a memorable experience.