Wednesday, 01 December 2021 12:14 GMT

Bank Sohar appreciated by Special Olympics Oman


(MENAFN- Muscat Daily) Muscat- Bank Sohar was recently honoured by Special Olympics Oman during the association's Annual Awarding Ceremony, in recognition of its longstanding support to the association for over five years.

The event was held at Al Shafaq Club under the auspices of H H Sayyid Faisal bin Turki al Said. Representing Bank Sohar at the event were MazinMahmood al Raisi, senior AGM, Marketing and Customer Experience, and MahaHussain al Lawati, events and promotions manager, Marketing Department.

The event highlighted last year's achievements by the special Olympic athletes during a movie 'Hasad' that was screened at the event, spotlighting the success of the World Winter Games in Austria where athletes won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals amongst other accomplishments. Following the Hasad presentation, the ceremony was hallmarked by the launch of Special Olympics Oman's development programme called the Leadership Academy dedicated to athletes and individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Before the closing, private and public organisations were honoured for their support, where Raisi received the award from H H Sayyid Faisal.

Sasi Kumar, acting CEO, Bank Sohar, said, 'Bank Sohar has always upheld its role as a community-oriented financial institution with a strong focus on empowering every section of Oman's local societies. While we are proud to be honoured by the Special Olympics Association, it gives us even greater pride to have been instrumental in the association's noble mission of rehabilitating Oman's differently abled citizens.'

Vice president Saif al Rabeei, Special Olympics Oman, said, 'We are grateful to Bank Sohar's support, which has enabled us to implement successful outreach programmes and inspired many special sports talent for the Special Olympics.'

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