Reinforcing its role as a facilitator of socio-economic development through empowerment of youth in different professional fields, Sohar International recently sponsored the graduation ceremony of the Oman College of Health Sciences and Higher Institute of Health Specialists. Honouring over 550 students from different health specialities on their graduation success, the event was held under the auspices of His Excellency Dr Said Hamed Said Al Rubaii, Secretary for General of the Education Council. Also present at the ceremony were His Excellency Dr Ali Talib Ali Al Hinai, Undersecretary for Ministry of Health for Planning Affairs, Mr Khalil Al Hedaifi, Chief Retail Banking Officer, with other senior officials from the bank’s retail segment.
Receiving a token of appreciation for the bank’s support, Mr Khalil Al Hedaifi, Chief Retail Banking Officer said, “As part of our new brand identity and vision of becoming a world-class Omani services company, the Bank has always supported such initiatives that help customers, community and people to prosper and grow. It gives me immense pleasure to be a part of this celebration over the academic achievements of our future healthcare professionals. I would like to congratulate them on their achievements and wish them a lasting success in their respective careers. Such initiatives laud upon the efforts taken by the Ministry of Health in building the capacities of Omanis in crucial and critical sectors like healthcare.”
He also mentioned: “Sohar International is delighted to be the main sponsors of this event and is confident that these individuals will play a crucial role in enriching the lives of others as well as the economy as a whole.”
Partnerships with the public sector organizations in celebrating local talent has been a strong focus area for the Bank and is in line with its promise towards playing an active role in Oman’s overall socio-economic development. This commitment is in the direction of development of local talent which is also deeply rooted in the organization’s purpose of helping people ‘win’. In support of this commitment, the bank has sponsored many youth-related initiatives such as awarding high performing students in Injaz Innovation Camp and Jalsat Mulhimoon among others.