Sustainable Investments

Education, enterprise development and energy sustainability are at the core of BP Oman’s social investment programme strategy BP Oman is contributing to the social and economic development of Oman and Omani people through various initiatives which include support for education, vocational training, skills for employment, capacity building for individuals and the promotion of income generating […]

Making a difference

Women’s empowerment, youth entrepreneurship, and caring for those in need are the focal areas of Ooredoo’s corporate social responsibility programmes Ooredoo is a community-focused company, guided by a vision of using its services to enrich people’s digital lives and stimulate human growth. The company believes in the power of telecommunications as an enabler, to bring […]

Strategic social investment

Shell Oman Marketing’s social investment initiatives focus on three strategic themes: road safety, environment and community development This year Shell Oman Marketing celebrates the 60th anniversary of its downstream business activities in Oman. Through the years, Shell has been a key and highly engaged participant in the economy of Oman and the progress of the […]

Developing coastal communities

Oman Shipping Company has implemented several social investment programmes that serve different social segments in the country Set up in 2003, Oman Shipping Company (OSC) grew out of the Omani government’s vision to develop a national fleet catering to the maritime transportation requirements of the country’s rapidly growing hydrocarbon, petrochemical, mining and metallurgical industries. Beyond […]

Lending a helping hand

Takaful Oman’s CSR initiatives are focussed on ameliorating the situation of the underprivileged in the society, working with environmental groups, developing SMEs and creating awareness on Islamic finance Takaful Oman has corporate social responsibility (CSR) at its core. A pioneer of Takaful services in Oman, the company follows the sharia principles of mutual cooperation. Takaful […]

Creating positive outcomes

SOHAR Port and Freezone formed deep and enduring bonds with the local community from its very inception and continues to promote projects and initiatives that bring about positive social and economic change. Excerpts from an interview with Jamal Aziz, CEO SOHAR Freezoe & Deputy CEO SOHAR Port What are the focus areas and objectives of […]

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Setting new benchmark

Mahmood Mohamed Ali Al Jarwani, chairman Al Jarwani Group which develops the upcoming Mall of Muscat, Sohar China Downtown and WTC Muscat, believes that real estate investment has a promising future in the Sultanate in view of its potential in contributing to the national economy. Excerpts from an interview Can you give us a brief on […]

Personalised services

Abdulnasir Al Raisi, DGM – Premier Banking, Bank Muscat speaks about the bank’s vision in private banking and the unique premier banking services it offers. Excerpts from an interview Please share details of Bank Muscat’s Premier banking services? The vibrant premier banking experience offered by Bank Muscat encompasses Bank Muscat Private for exclusive private banking […]

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Shifting Landscape  

Oman’s tourism sector is getting a facelift with significant investment in hospitality infrastructure, prudent policy measures and effective international campaigns, in line with government’s 2040 strategy. Muhammed Nafie reports A country of breathtaking natural beauty interwoven with a kaleidoscope of history, legends and adventures, the Sultanate of Oman has tourism destinations that suit the taste […]

Winging its way forward

The recent opening of Oman’s most modern Muscat International Airport is expected to further strengthen the growth of aviation sector in the country Omani airports have achieved a robust growth in both passenger traffic and flight movement in 2017, which were in line with the three-pronged aviation strategy of the government. Reflecting the trend, the […]