Thursday, 23 May 2019 | 17 Ramadan 1440
25 women graduate from Mulhimat programme

25 ladies graduate from Mulhimat programme

The occasion was held below the auspices of Sayyida Rawan bint Ahmed al Said.

The students had been a component of the 5-month educational journey aimed at building leadership and communication abilities to raise the competitiveness of the participating entrepreneurs. The initiative comes as 1 of BP Oman’s social investment programmes that concentrate on enterprise improvement, education and power sustainability.

Shamsa al Rawahi, BP Oman’s Social Investment Programme officer stated, “We greatly appreciate the efforts of Mulhimat and its team who are focused on forming a platform for Omani women to succeed and realise their objectives. BP Oman’s Social Investment Programme initiatives are aimed towards supporting national priorities by inspiring growth. Therefore, we collaborated with Tawasul to give Omani women entrepreneurs opportunities to be up to date with latest skill sets to operate their businesses more competitively.”

Hazim Abdullah, CEO of Tawasul, and Raja al Hammadi, GPO HSE manager, BP Oman had been also present at the occasion.

Abdullah stated, “Through the programme we sought to emphasise on refining skills of our participants, such as problem solving and taking measured risks. We are proud to say our goal was achieved when we witnessed the development of our participants’ SMEs. The programme has motivated participants to further focus on their growth and development.”

Talking about her expertise of the programme, Fathiya bint Abdullah al Dhuouriya, owner of Shams Bukha Trading, and participant of Mulhimat commented, “Mulhimat is the first programme I joined that aims at promoting the leadership skills of Omani women entrepreneurs including personal growth, administration, financial and legal literacy. Furthermore, the programme provided us with a networking platform, which was significantly beneficial as it helped us exchange experience and knowledge about different domains.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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