The occasion was held beneath the patronage of H E Sayyid Ahmed bin Hilal al Busaidi, Wali of Muttrah, with the presence of members of the bank’s senior management. Building upon the bank’s method for expansion to extend touch points for consumers, the new Wattayah branch marks the bank’s 30th complete-fledged branch to serve consumers.
Welcoming guests at the occasion, representatives from the bank integrated Salim al Maskari, DGM and head of Sohar Islamic, Rajeev Arora, DGM and head Retail Banking, Abdulali al Lawati, senior AGM and acting head of HR and Corporate Support, Khamis al Rahbi, senior AGM, Retail Banking, Mazin Al Raisi, sr AGM of Marketing and Customer Service, Ahmed al Salmi, AGM and head – Product Development and Consumer Lending and Fahad al Hooti, district manager, Muscat area.
A tour of the new branch ensued prior to festivities with cake, Omani standard Kahwa and halwa, in addition to a speech by Firooz al Noufali, acting manager, Watayya branch, highlighting the bank’s journey more than the previous 11 years with a concentrate on 2017. Concluding the occasion, a token of appreciation was presented to H E Busaidi for joining the bank’s celebrations.
Sasi Kumar, acting CEO of Bank Sohar, stated, “The launch of our branch on our eleventh anniversary was a ideal celebration, additional marking our commitment to provide upon our guarantee of an outstanding item and service profile that caters to consumers across the sultanate.
For banking excellence to turn out to be a confirmed and sustainable reality in our service of all industry segments, we need to initial have presence, and hence our thirtieth branch is a correct milestone for Bank Sohar. It is our mission to continue enriching the banking expertise of neighborhood communities across the nation, with comfort and high quality at the heart of all that we do.”
Conveniently positioned in Al Rumaylah St, Wattayah, the branch boasts a spacious design and style supplying a variety of facilities. Open in between 8am and 2pm, the branch provides consumers the bank’s whole portfolio of items and solutions, as nicely as each ATM and CDM facilities.
Arora stated, “At Bank Sohar, our major aim is to supply hassle-free and straightforward access to all our items and solutions and the place of this new branch gives optimal access to a big segment of consumers inside the vicinity.
“We will continue on opening new communication channels that will help us not only cater to our customers’ banking needs, but also understand them and add more value to what they are already getting.”
Since inception in 2007, Bank Sohar has been regularly bringing innovation and excellence to Oman’s banking sector via its in depth operational network of branches and worth-additions such as hassle-free money withdrawal solutions at more than 1,000 ATMs across the nation that operate beneath the ‘OmanNet’.
The bank’s ATMs at Buraimi and Shinas border continue to operate with the ‘Dirhams Dispensing’ facility, hence adding immense comfort to businessmen who travel and transact enterprise across the border on a typical basis, as nicely as to consumers who pay a visit to the UAE.
The bank’s consumers appreciate the benefit of a Cash Deposit facility at all branch ATMs as an additional worth-added service. In addition, the bank’s E-channels, encompassing SMS Banking, Internet Banking solutions and a specialised Mobile Banking Application for Android and iPhones, enable consumers to access their bank anytime and from anyplace.
Furthermore, Bank Sohar has implemented the Mobile Payment Clearing and Switching System (MpClear), exactly where consumers will be capable to conduct funds transfers on the Bank Sohar Mobile Banking App, making use of their telephone numbers rather of their account numbers, which enables transfers 24×7.
Information Source: Muscat Daily