MUSCAT, 30 May 2016 - Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, was honoured for support to youth initiatives aimed at sustaining the country's progress and development. H.E Yahya bin Said Al Jabri, Chairman of the Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm, presented the commendation for the bank to Abdulnasir Al Raisi, DGM – Premier Banking, at the concluding ceremony of the financial analysis competition organised by Muscat Securities Market in collaboration with Sultan Qaboos University.
Committed to always lead by example, Bank Muscat extended support for the competition in which students from different universities and colleges participated.
Bank Muscat has adopted a series of measures in line with the Royal directive of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos to develop the potential of Omani youth in alignment with the future of the nation. The bank accords priority for developmental and social responsibilities within the framework of co-operation with all segments of society, especially youth, who represent the country's future.
Bank Muscat has launched many initiatives, including 'Jesr al Mustaqbal', to provide relevant educational and training opportunities for Omani youth to develop employable skills. Oman is witnessing a qualitative shift in national workforce and relevant educational qualifications hold the key to achieving employment objectives. The bank reckons that corporates and businesses can help provide a sense of direction and generate confidence among youth by paying attention to the educational requirements of deserving high achievers.
Bank Muscat seizes every opportunity to contribute to Oman's future by investing in youth who represent the real wealth of the nation. Another major initiative by the bank is Green Sports, which supports sports teams to green and develop football fields across Oman and thereby achieve sporting excellence.