MUSCAT: Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, in step with its vision ‘To serve you better, everyday’ and commitment to partnership in sustainable development, joined the annual Teachers Day celebrations organised by the Ministry of Education under the auspices Abdul Aziz bin Mohammed al Rawas, Adviser to His Majesty the Sultan for Cultural affairs, in the presence of Dr Madeeha bint Ahmed al Shaibaniyah, Minister of Education, and Abdul Razak Ali Issa, Chief Executive of Bank Muscat.
A number of outstanding teachers were felicitated on the occasion. The Ministry of Education introduced a new award to honour outstanding teachers in the category of science and technology projects. The bank, in recognition of the importance of scientific and technological education in schools, supported the initiative.
Abdul Razak Ali Issa, said: “Bank Muscat is pleased to co-operate with the Ministry of Education in supporting distinguished teachers with the award to promote scientific and technology projects. Aimed at promoting education and supporting the future generations, Bank Muscat and the Ministry of Education has a framework of partnership complementing the learning experience of school students and motivating the teacher community. The partnership comes within the framework of joint co-operation between the public and private sectors in order to contribute and support the development of the community. Aimed at achieving common goals in sustainable development, the initiative stems from the bank’s commitment to the country’s future generations.”
Bank Muscat has adopted a series of measures to support community activities complementing the progressive march of the nation. The bank remains committed to shouldering its developmental and social responsibilities within the framework of co-operation and co-ordination with all segments of society, especially youth who represent the country’s future.
The bank seizes every opportunity to contribute to Oman’s future by investing in sectors such as education, nurturing talent which is the real wealth of the nation.
Targetting school students, who represent the future of Oman, the bank, in association with the Ministry of Education, has launched ‘Little Investor’ programme aimed at developing a healthy savings habit and entrepreneurial skills from an early age. The programme is a core component of the Imprints CSR initiative launched by the bank. In the first phase, the programme exceeded the target of 5,000 students in Muscat and Batinah governorates.