Congruent to its purpose to help people ‘win’ by delivering responsive solutions for their ever-changing needs, Sohar International has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Aster Al Raffah Hospital. Following the agreement, customers can now take advantage of a discount of up to 50%, while availing medical services from the hospital.
Valid for a period of one-year, the MoU was signed recently at Sohar International’s Head Office in Waterfront by Mr Khalil Al Hedaifi, Chief Retail Banking Officer of Sohar International, and Ms Alisha Moopen, Executive Director and CEO of Aster and Medcare Hospitals and Clinics in GCC countries.
Explaining the significance of the bank’s strategic tie-up with the hospital, Mr Khalil Al Hedaifi mentioned: “Being a financial institution that is service oriented and focuse don the customer first, it is our principle to seek to provide more value, more velocity, and more vision in everything we do for our stakeholders. This strategic alliance with Aster Al Raffah Hospital comes in line with this belief as we seek to provide our customers with beyond banking value by offering them alternatives to seek better health care for them and their loved ones. We are confident that such alliances will add tremendous positive impact on our customers and therefor the society we continue to serve.”
Alisha Moopen stated: “Aster Al Raffah has always been at the forefront of providing quality and hassle-free expertise in diagnostic, curative and preventative healthcare to patients throughout the sultanate. In keeping with this - we are pleased to have entered into this strategic agreement with Sohar International. We are sure the bank’s customers, in both emergency and planned hospitalization, will derive maximum benefit from this tie-up.”
Aiming to provide customers with banking experience that goes beyond conventional norms, Sohar International has been providing innovative people-centric propositions that recently saw it enter into a similar agreement with Burjeel Hospital. The bank has also entered into a first-of-its-kind banking-telecom partnership with Omantel to make available the unique eFloos e-payment wallet, and offer a game-changing payment option for patrons. Not just this, Sohar International has also inked a MOU with Alargan Towell Investment Company to provide easy and competitive housing loans for prospective buyers recently. All such initiatives are well aligned with the banks overall strategy and objectives in serving the nation.