Tuesday, 18 May 2021
At an event held under the auspices of Her Excellency Dr. Madiha Al Shaibani, Minister of Education, and attended by His Excellency Mohammed Bin Salim Bin Said Al Toobi, the Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs, Outward Bound Oman celebrated its busiest year since being founded in the Sultanate in 2009.

Outward Bound Oman celebrates an additional productive year shaping the youth of Oman

Nearly 200 guests assembled at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in Muscat to hear some of the headline stories of 2017/18, as nicely as understanding of the upcoming plans for 2018/19.

Major milestones throughout the year saw Outward Bound functioning with their 10,000th
participant, and opening Oman’s initial objective constructed national outside instruction centre in the Sharqiya Sands, the completion of which was celebrated by His Highness Sayyid Haitham Bin Tariq Al Said, and His Royal Highness the Duke of York at an occasion in October 2017.

General Manager of Outward Bound Oman, Mark Evans, spoke of the continued development of the organisation, which, in addition to each and every year equipping much more young individuals with the abilities to enter the workplace, and be efficient citizens, was making much more and much more employment possibilities for young Omanis inside Outward Bound itself.

Guest speaker at the occasion was Mr Nicholas Conceicao, Executive Director of Outward Bound Singapore, founded in 1967 to nurture the character and youth of Singapore. So productive had Outward Bound been in Singapore that the government had lately made a ten-year masterplan that would see each young individual attend an Outward-Bound course at least when throughout their education Mr Conceicao shared the particulars of that program, and explained why the government of Singapore placed such significance in education outdoors of the classroom.

As the evening progressed, His Highness Sayyid Faisal Bin Turki Al Said, Patron of Outward Bound Oman presented a series of awards to organizations and folks who had actively supported Outward Bound Oman in 2017/18, prior to signing a number of agreements with new organizations pledging assistance in 2018/19, prior to speaking of his pride in the growing effect Outward Bound was possessing in Oman, and its relevance to the wants of the nation. The final agreement to be signed signified the commence of the building of Oman’s second national instruction centre, situated in Muscat, a facility developed by design and style consultants 23 Degrees North, and constructed by Blizzard Trading &amp Contracting LLC that is due to be completed in late January 2019.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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