Times of Oman
Dec 01, 2015 LAST UPDATED AT 07:06 PM GMT
Strategic partnership between Omantel and Bank Muscat
December 17, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Muscat: Omantel and Bank Muscat today signed at Omantel head office a MoU to establish a strategic partnership between the two leading organizationsin a number of fields. The MoU was singed by Dr. Amer bin Awadh al Rowas,CEO, on behalf of Omantel and AbdulRazak Ali Essa, chief executive, on behalf of Bank Muscat.

The signing of this MoU mirrors the strong partnership between the two leading companies and serves as an addition to the existing cooperation between them in implementing a number of leading national initiatives that aim at paying back to Omani society and playing their respective social role. 

The MoU, signed by the biggest two MSM listed companies, crowns the continuous efforts made by the boards and executive managements in both companies to make the optimumutilization of available resources with each party to ensure the maximum benefit on Omani society at large. The two organizations will join hands in implementing a number of initiatives, especially in the field of social responsibility and improving the services provided for Omantel and Bank Muscat customers.

Commenting on the agreement, Dr. Amer bin Awadh al Rowas, CEO of Omantel,said: "Our cooperation with Bank Muscat started many years ago as both companies conducted two social responsibility initiatives together. We are happy to integrate the relationship between the two sides and move them to wider horizons in a bid to maximize the benefit for our dear society. This partnership includes the implementation of a number of initiatives either those targeting the communication service or those that aim at improving the quality of services rendered to customers of both companies. It should be noted that leveraging the potentials of both companies ensure the maximum benefit of such initiatives."
AbdulRazak Ali Essa, chief executive of Bank Muscat, said: "Bank Muscat is the first bank to establish a full-fledged Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) department in Oman. The bank's CSR strategy is in line with the Royal directive of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos to accord priority for social responsibility. Bank Muscat is happy to enhance the existing cooperation with Omantel by signing this MoU to establish a strategic partnership.

This cooperation will bring more benefits not only for our customers but also for society at large. We have plans to jointly implement a number of social initiatives that will have positive impact on society. The benefit is going to be more as the initiative is being implemented by two leading organizations."

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