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Oman LNG begins construction work of National Autism Centre

Oman LNG starts building function of National Autism Centre

The occasion was held below the patronage of H E Sheikh Mohammed bin Said bin Saif al Kalbani, Minister of Social Development.

The ceremony was witnessed by H E Dr Mohammed bin Hamad al Rumhi, Minister of Oil and Gas and chairman of Oman LNG. The laying of the foundation stone marks Oman LNG’s commitment to help the individuals of Oman.

In commemoration of the sultanate’s 45th National Day, Oman LNG had announced sponsorship for two monumental projects as element of its ‘Gifts to the Nation’ initiative – the National Autism Centre and Traffic Safety Institute.

Funding the building of the National Autism Centre comes in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Development. The centre will be primarily based in Muscat to serve the sultanate in supporting this developing concern. The centre will extend its solutions to treat more than 200 individuals per day.

Autism has been a developing concern in the sultanate, exactly where recorded instances continue to rise. Individuals are diagnosed with autism if they demonstrate symptoms such as difficulties in communicating, social interaction, or indications of restricted, deficient or repetitive behaviour.

The National Autism Centre will concentrate on assisting folks living with autism, as nicely as creating public awareness. Identification, promotion, therapy and education will be its priorities.

“The highest honour has been bestowed upon us to give these national gifts to the individuals of Oman. This is a proud moment, as we witness yet another horizon of Oman LNG’s corporate social duty.

“Both projects place a significant translation of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s vision towards the improvement of social welfare and safety for the people of Oman,” mentioned Harib al Kitani, CEO, Oman LNG.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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