MUSCAT, 18 June 2016 – Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman
from Bank Muscat, as part of a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative
coinciding with the Holy Month of Ramadhan, has joined hands with leading
charity organisation Dar Al Atta to place donation boxes across the Sultanate to
mobilise educational support for rural communities.
The donation boxes are placed in key locations, including Bank Muscat
head office, Ghubra Meetha branch, Muscat Grand Mall, Salalah Garden Mall, Sohar
Safeer Mall, Barka Mall and Nizwa Mall. The objective of the campaign is to
mobilise donations from citizens and residents to build pre-primary classrooms
in rural areas.
Harthy, Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Islamic Banking, said: “Coinciding with
the Holy Month of Ramadhan, Meethaq is happy to join hands with Dar Al Atta to
launch the charity drive in support of rural communities and thereby contribute
to the Sultanate’s development goals. The donation campaign is aimed at uniting
the nation to promote educational avenues for rural communities across the
Al Harthy added: “Meethaq is well positioned to provide Islamic
financial guidance to diverse segments and thereby promote the good of society
as a whole. Meethaq calls upon all citizens and residents to support the great
cause in service to the nation and the people of Oman.”
the leading Islamic financial services provider in the Sultanate with many
achievements contributing to the growth and development of the economy. Meethaq
extends support to all key economic sectors in the Sultanate and strives to
fulfill the needs of customers with innovative Shari’a based
Meethaq is focused on developing as a benchmark Islamic financial
institution in Oman and the region. Meethaq offers a full suite of Islamic
banking products and services, including savings account, current account, home
finance, auto finance, credit card, mobile banking and internet banking.
Presently, Meethaq has 18 branches across the Sultanate and plans to expand the
network as well as launch new products and services to complement the unique
Islamic banking experience. The bank has invested in staff, systems and controls
to ensure the service is delivered in a professional, segregated and fully
Shari’a compliant manner.
adopted the best practices in Islamic banking and finance worldwide to combine a
robust model which protects customers and complements the Islamic banking
industry. Every Meethaq product goes through the process of Shari’a compliance
certification by the Shari’a Supervisory Board and is created in line with the
guidelines of the Central Bank of Oman.