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Majlis Meethaq forum hosts Shaikh Salim Al Namani

MUSCAT, 26 August 2015 - Meethaq, the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman from Bank Muscat, hosted Majlis Meethaq evening, a unique social forum aimed at facilitating interaction with prominent personalities.

Shaikh Salim Ali Al Namani, Lecturer and Mentor Expert at Sultan Qaboos University, addressed the gathering at Bank Muscat head office, sharing inspirational aspects of his life and career as well as views and perspective on the economy and important social and cultural issues.

Majlis Meethaq is a monthly gathering in which a well- known economic, social, religious or cultural persona having influence on Omani society from the Sultanate or abroad is hosted. The interaction between the guest and the audience is aimed at focusing on aspects of the presenter's personal life, success in career and views on issues facing the country and community.

Sulaiman Al Harthy, Group General Manager – Islamic Banking, said: “Meethaq is proud to host the Majlis forum aimed at presenting successful role models to community and highlighting their achievements to motivate and inspire citizens, especially youth, to attain success in life. We thank Dr. Salim Al Namani for addressing the session and enlightening the audience on opportunities and challenges he faced in making crucial decisions in life which led to his success in life. Meethaq, as part of its commitment to social development, aims to develop the Majlis forum as an ideal platform to interact with prominent personalities and learn from their experiences in achieving success in life."

Al Harthy added: “Meethaq is focused on developing as a benchmark Islamic financial institution in Oman and the region. Within just two years of operations, Meethaq has attained the leading position in the Islamic banking industry in Oman in terms of financing receivables, branch network, products and services, IT infrastructure and human resources development. Meethaq not only provides benchmark Islamic financial solutions but also plays a key role in raising awareness and educating people on key aspects of Islamic banking and finance."

As the pioneer of Islamic banking in Oman, Meethaq has adopted the best practices in Islamic banking and finance worldwide to combine a robust model which protects customers and complements the Islamic banking industry.