Bank Sohar supports University of Buraimi Annual Open Day

June 7, 2014 1:16 pm

Bank Sohar recently joined hands with the University of Buraimi by sponsoring their Annual Open Day. The event, which took place at the college premises, was held under the patronage of His Excellency Al Sayyed Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, Governor of Buraimi, and witnessed a large number of attendees.

Commenting on the Bank’s sponsorship of the event, Mr. R Narasimhan, DGM and Head of Retail Banking noted, “Bank Sohar has always been strongly committed towards the support of educational institutions and development programs in Oman. In addition to partnering with some of the most prestigious institutions in the Sultanate, Bank Sohar also regularly interacts with students and shares exclusive industry insights and trends. In line with our corporate objectives, the open day not only allowed us to showcase our varied products and services, but also provided us with the ideal opportunity to engage with students and provide them with valuable insights into career and professional growth opportunities within the banking sector. As such, we were glad to have been able to support this event.”

The event was inaugurated by His Excellency Al Sayyed Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi with a ribbon cutting ceremony, following which he was taken on a tour of the venue. Setup within a large tent situated on the college premises in Buraimi, the Open Day venue featured a different theme at each corner – a food corner, clothes corner and an accessories corner. Bank Sohar also set up a stall at the event were representatives from the Bank showcased Bank Sohar products and services.

The University of Buraimi opened its doors to students in 2010 and is academically affiliated with five prestigious European Universities, making it one of the most ‘Unique’ universities in the region. It offers European study programmes, with certifications accredited in both Europe and Oman. The university sees their students as customers and, as with Bank Sohar, will do its best to ensure they realize their dreams.

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