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Bank Muscat celebrates rare honour for Omani to be first Arab forensic doctor in ICC

MUSCAT, 1 June 2016 - Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, in line with its commitment to support and honour national achievements, felicitated Dr. Mohsin Al Amri for his unique achievement as the first Arab forensic doctor to be appointed in the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague, Netherlands.

Shaikh Khalid bin Mustahail Al Mashani, Chairman, led the honouring ceremony at Bank Muscat head office, in the presence of AbdulRazak Ali Issa, Chief Executive, and top Management Team members. Congratulating Dr. Mohsin Al Amri for the rare achievement, Shaikh Khalid said: “Oman is proud of this great achievement, which reflects on the competence and high standards of the country's medical and legal resources. The gesture to honour Dr. Mohsin comes as part of Bank Muscat initiatives to encourage and promote excellence in all fields contributing to the country's progress and development."

Dr. Mohsin thanked Bank Muscat for the encouraging gesture and said: “The Sultanate under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said has recorded spectacular progress and development during the past 46 years. In the field of medicine and jurisprudence, Oman has made significant advances and I owe this achievement to the valuable opportunities made available for Omanis to excel in their respective fields by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said."

Dr. Mohsin has more than 35 year experience in Forensic Science, DNA Techniques and Biotechnology. He is a DNA fingerprinting and forensic expert. His educational qualifications include PhD in DNA fingerprinting and MSc in forensic science from Strathclyde University, United Kingdom. He has contributed to the establishment of forensic laboratories and DNA database in the GCC countries. 

Committed to its 'Let's Do More' vision for the nation and the people, Bank Muscat is proud to have led the way in contributing to sustainable development in Oman with various initiatives. As the nation's leading financial institution, Bank Muscat aims to provide the momentum for citizens to attain excellence in all arenas and thereby contribute to the development and progress of Oman.