Monday, 18 Jan 2021
In-line with its commitment to actively support initiatives involving talented youth from across the nation, Bank Sohar is serving as the official sponsor of Oman Forum Media Award 2018. Under the theme ‘Precious Home’, the first-of-its-kind accolade will be focused on local culture in a creative celebration of the nation’s heritage and cultural traditions through short videos on touristic, historical, and archaeological landmarks.

Bank Sohar supports Oman Forum Media Award

Organized by Sablat Oman Forum, the competitors commenced on September 1, inviting young videographers to participate and showcase their talent via content material that reflects the nation’s all-natural beauty. Set to conclude 45 days following its initial launch, the leading 3 contestants will get money prizes following getting chosen by a panellist from the array of entries that are anticipated. Sablat Oman Forum previously organised a comparable competitors exactly where the concentrate was on nonetheless photography that accomplished outstanding participation with more than 1,000 folks getting into from across the sultanate.

Ahmed al Musalmi, CEO of Bank Sohar, stated, “Our agenda is firmly set on targeting initiatives capable of delivering multifaceted benefits, bringing value to causes, people and society as a whole, whilst enabling, empowering and inspiring others along the way. Delivering such benefits motivates the youth as well as other strategically selected segments of society, comprising a vehicle for positive social impact and discovering high-quality talent with the means of generating exposure.”

Thanking Bank Sohar for its help, Abdullah Issa Abdullah, deputy manager of Sablat Oman, stated, “Bank Sohar’s support to the award demonstrates one approach to how modern enterprises can build capacity of youth, whilst preserving and promoting the cultural identity of the nation. By bringing skilled youth together in a passionate cultural exchange, we aim at providing them with a platform to showcase talent and creativity, boosting their development and encouraging their contributions through content that highlight the cultural wealth of Oman. We offer sincere thanks to the bank for its support.”

In order to participate in the bank sponsored competitors, enthusiasts are advised to pay a visit to the official site, study all the guidelines, fill-in a particular registration type and upload their function along with the relevant documents newest on October 15.

Over the year, Bank Sohar maintained a robust concentrate on neighborhood youth with the objective of empowering them for the future. To this finish, the bank not too long ago launched ‘Tomohi’, a distinctive 1-year internship programme aimed to create young Omani abilities and enhance their employability in the marketplace.

Additionally, the bank is actively engaged in profession and coaching fairs, highlighting the prospects obtainable to motivated learners. Other engagement consist of sponsorships of youth talent events such as this existing Oman Forum Media Award, or events that celebrate youth achievements such as honouring outstanding students in the General Diploma in college at Sohar and the Oman Ambassador Award for International Students.

Musalmi added, “Bank Sohar has always supported local communities and the development of Omani talents with a variety of skills and achievements. We are thrilled to be a part of this initiative and urge creative minds with the relevant skills to get involved and showcase the natural beauty of our beloved nation. We wish contestants the best of luck.”

Bank Sohar’s help extends to all segments of the society and across a broad variety of neighborhood events, featuring notion driven contests, sporting competitions and cultural activities as element of its ongoing efforts to market neighborhood youth and Omani heritage. Celebrating neighborhood heritage, the bank sponsored the Al Abyad Annual Camel Race Festival 2018 at Mudhaibi in its function to help cultural assemblies across the nation, in addition to conventional shooting competitions, horse racing, handicrafts and other cultural displays.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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