Al Wathbah Ramadhan Souq evokes strong response

MUSCAT: Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, and Riyada — the Public Authority for SME Development, joined hands to provide a major thrust for entrepreneurs as al Wathbah Ramadhan Souq, an exhibition showcasing products and services by SMEs, evoked strong response. AbdulRazak Ali Issa, Chief Executive, inaugurated the 3-day exhibition held at the bank’s head office from 8 to 10 June.
In line with the bank’s ‘Let’s Do More’ vision and commitment to partnership in sustainable development, al Wathbah Souq highlighted a wide range of home-made products, including clothes, accessories, food items, home decorations and much more at competitive prices.
AbdulRazak Ali Issa said: “Bank Muscat, in association with Riyada, is proud to host the annual al Wathbah Ramadhan Souq in support of entrepreneurs in Oman. In an environment where competition is becoming tougher, identifying and seizing opportunities is essential for Omani SMEs to survive and grow. Over the years, Bank Muscat, in association with Riyada, has been very dynamic in strengthening the SME foundation in Oman.”
Khalid bin al Safi Al Huraibi, Acting CEO of Riyada, congratulated Bank Muscat for hosting the annual al Wathbah Ramadhan Souq. Al Haribi said, “Riyada is happy to partner with Bank Muscat in this unique initiative benefiting entrepreneurs in Oman. The souq fulfils a critical need in creating avenues to successfully market SME products.
The souq serves as a source of inspiration and encouragement for entrepreneurs to embark on SME initiatives and thereby contribute to the progress and development in Oman.”