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Bank Muscat extends key support to Oman Economic Forum

​MUSCAT, 20 March 2016 – Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, is a key supporter and participant in the 2-day Oman Economic Forum (OEF) beginning on 23 March under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Ali Bin Masoud Al Sunaidi, Minister of Commerce & Industry, at Shangri La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa.

The fifth edition of Oman Economic Forum on the theme 'Oman a bridge between Asia & GCC' is organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal Group in cooperation with the State General Reserve Fund, Duqm Special Economic Zone Authority, Central Bank of Oman and Oman Chamber of Commerce and Indusrty.

The forum expected to attract over 500 investors from Oman and the Arab states, is a platform for Omani policymakers, investors and businessmen to meet with their counterparts in brotherly and friendly countries to review the Sultanate's development plans and discuss investment opportunities and trends.

Bank Muscat enjoys an unrivalled position in Oman as well as the region, a clear recognition of the global best practices pursued by the bank. Bank Muscat is one of the few GCC-based banks in a position to provide customers and counterparts pan-GCC coverage. The bank is very active in Trade Finance and Financial Institution business, with FI risk appetite covering most countries in Asia and South Asia, the GCC and the larger Middle East as well as parts of Africa. Presently, the bank has branches in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and Representative Offices in Dubai and Singapore.