Bank Sohar Sponsors Indian Social Club Gala
Underlining the banks’ commitment to connect with customers as well as its consistent focus on Corporate Social Responsibility, Bank Sohar recently sponsored the annual May Queen Gala hosted by the Goan Wing of the Indian Social Club. Held at the Sheraton Hotel Muscat with over 600 attendees, the event was a great success where its proceeds this year will be donated to Oman Cancer Association and the Al Noor Association for the Blind.
Commenting on the Bank’s support, Mr. Mustafa Ali Mukhtar, DGM & Acting Head of Wholesale Banking at Bank Sohar , said, “We always support and encourage initiatives that showcase talents and create awareness of the importance of making a meaningful contribution to improve the lives of people. Our presence and support of this gala is an example of how the Bank seizes every opportunity to ensure that all sections of society are given a fair chance at a better way of life and the hope for a better future.”
The evening witnessed the Bank receives high commendation for its constant support of the club’s activities in the past 3 years. Entertainment at the gala also included a beauty pageant, foot-tapping music from True Blue – a leading band in Goa, gifts galore and concluded with a buffet dinner for the attendees.
Over the years the Bank has also extended its support across a broad range of charitable organisations - within the Sultanate - ranging from child care centres and charity organisations to associations that offer support to the differently abled of our community and those suffering from terminal illnesses.
The Bank’s CSR initiatives have always been central to its operational strategy. In recognition of its contributions, Bank Sohar has received numerous accolades for its CSR efforts locally, regionally, and internationally. The most recent of these awards was the ‘Golden Order of Merit in the field of CSR’ from the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility in UAE. This award marks the fourth consecutive award that the Bank has received from the Arab Organization for Social Responsibility for this category.
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