The initial edition was held on Monday at Grand Hyatt Muscat Hotel, below the auspices of H E Sheikh Khalid bin Omar bin Said al Marhoon, Minister of Civil Service, and featuring Mohammad Abdulla al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future in the UAE.
‘Viewpoints’ is envisaged to supply a distinctive chance to obtain insights from engaging in dialogue with inspirational personalities on important problems. The initial edition saw a wide spectrum in attendance, which includes higher profile public officials, company leaders, academics, college students and entrepreneurs. Following the speech of Mohammed Mahfoudh al Ardhi, chairman of Bank Sohar, Gergawi spoke on the value of future foresight and how it can effect all round improvement. His speech was then followed by an enlightening and a constructive discussion on relevant problems. The complete speak and the discussions have been also broadcasted reside on Bank Sohar’s social media channels and followers got the likelihood to ask queries throughout the discussion session. The occasion concluded with a token of appreciation to Gergawi, and a commemorative group photo of Bank Sohar’s board and executive management with the guest speaker.
Commenting on the occasion, Bank Sohar’s chairman Ardhi stated, “We can observe the success of platforms like ViewPoints worldwide in different contexts; the value we bring to each other in meeting to share knowledge can deliver unprecedented and far-reaching impacts as the result of inspired thoughts. The majority of the world’s most successful companies and products, its most innovative pioneers and personalities stand as testament to that; thus, our new initiative seeks to provoke its audience and inspire new direction across multiple economic channels in the sultanate.”
Ardhi added, “Bank Sohar’s latest initiative for contributing to the national economy serves as a catalyst for positive change by inspiring audiences with the innovations and guidance of inspirational leaders from across the world. ViewPoints goes beyond banking and aims to build the capacity of those working in business, banking, leadership and entrepreneurship. The platform is a privileged and high-calibre interaction with leaders aspiring to enhance outcomes across the Omani context by enriching it with added value from across the world. We offer thanks to our esteemed guest and audience for embracing this opportunity to convene and be part of Bank Sohar’s endeavours to bridge the gap between various stakeholders in the local market. We look forward to our future editions of ViewPoints demonstrating equal value in welcoming yet another inspirational leader to Oman.”
Following the tremendous good results and optimistic response to ViewPoint’s initial edition, Bank Sohar has promptly planned its second edition for the final quarter of 2018. Moreover, the bank expects to hold numerous subsequent editions of the ViewPoints platform subsequent year.
Gergawi is the UAE’s Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future and serves as chairman of the Executive Office of Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Information Source: Muscat Daily