As part of recent initiatives directed towards the betterment of the community and social welfare, The Zubair Corporation is supporting the Sindbad Children’s Mobile Library, a reading and storytelling drive touring through Oman. The Corporation has provided a Mitsubishi Fuso bus to support the project. The Sindbad Mobile Library has been established by Al Roya Press and Publishing to strengthen the habit of reading in Omani children through a journey across the various Governorates and Wilayats of Oman.
This association comes as a part of the Corporation’s strategy toward social responsibility in supporting young people. The idea of this project has incorporated the vision of the Corporation in supporting the social welfare of the Omani society. The Corporation has worked towards participating in this national project which aims to develop Omani children’s interest in reading and increase their awareness about the importance of the habit.
Sheikh Khalid Mohammed Al Zubair mentioned during his meeting with Mr. Hatem Al Ta’ai, CEO of Al Roya Press and Publishing and the Sindbad Mobile Library team: “We are pleased to support this dynamic project which strengthens our support towards the community in the Sultanate.”
“The Sindbad Mobile Library offers a great voluntary service for Omani children by providing them access to books, which is considered a symbol of knowledge and culture, and also spreading the practice of reading in the heart of children. It is our endeavour to develop childrens’ interest in reading, enhance their reading skills and is the most essential role in shaping the personality of children.” he added.
In addition, he said: “We believe that social solidarity is a major instrument for achieving goals. Therefore, we at The Zubair Corporation believe that it is our responsibility to participate in projects that will benefit the community as a whole and achieve the desired goals in different fields.”
He asserted that the volunteerism is a core social principle that we should strengthen it in society to spread the awareness of volunteer work, and demonstrate the nature of the culture that stands with it. This encourages all lovers of volunteer work to support this in the community.
Mr. Hatem Al Ta’ai, CEO of Al Roya Press and Publishing thanked The Zubair Corporation for their generous support which contributed to achieve the desired goals of the Sindbad Mobile Library in positively spreading the message of the importance of inculcating the habit of reading in children in Oman.
The Zubair Corporation has contributed to support a various range of cultural and artistic projects and young Omani talents. Also it put a high area of interest and contribution in culture, art and science field for developing Omani cultural scene.