Category: Zighlights

Banking & Finance
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NBO announces 17 winners of special Al Kanz draw

National Bank of Oman announced the lucky winners of OMR85,000 cash prize at a special Al Kanz draw ceremony to mark the Omani Women’s Day. At an exclusive ceremony held in the presence of Sayyida Rawan bin Ahmed Al Said, Director at National bank of Oman, the bank’s 17 female customers were named the winners with each receiving OMR5,000 cash prize.

Manufacturing
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GUtech Geoscientist received TRC National Research Award

For his research on natural hazards in the Sultanate of Oman, the geoscientist Prof. Dr Gösta Hoffmann from the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech), Department of Applied Geosciences, was awarded with the National Research Award of The Research Council (TRC) yesterday evening. Prof. Dr. Gösta received the Award from H.H. Sayyid Shihab Bin Tariq Al-Said.

Hospitality
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NHI celebrates International Award

National Hospitality Institute (NHI), a leading training provider for hospitality and travel industries, has been awarded Silver accreditation against the new Investors in People standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people for high performance.

COMPANIES
Clean Up Campaign (4)
Almouj Marina leads eco initiative to transform litter to art

The award-winning environmentally-friendly Almouj Marina took part in the Daymaniyat Islands clean-up event, one of a series of ongoing eco-conscious activities. The important initiative, conducted in partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs and the local green SME, Plasbin, attracted over 30 volunteers and aimed to rid the islands of litter and debris by transforming them to pieces of art.

Banking & Finance
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BankDhofar receives award at OER Finance Summit

In further recognition of its excellence and pioneering of nationwide business initiatives, BankDhofar has been awarded the “OER Top 20 Oman’s Largest Corporates” at the annual ‘OER Finance Summit & Top 20 Awards’ that was organised by United Media Services (UMS).

Entrepreneurship
OABC- Social Media Panel Discussion
OABC panel discusses the business of social media

The importance of social media and the opportunities it provides for businesses in the sultanate was the topic of the Oman American Business Center’s (OABC) latest panel discussion, “The Business of Social Media”, moderated by popular radio presenter and blogger Rumaitha Al-Busaidi was held at the Grand Hyatt Muscat.