BankDhofar Celebrates Back to School with Valuable Cash Prizes for Customers
- 10 lucky customers won OMR 1,000 each in the Back to School Draw.
Muscat| 19 September 2019: In a demonstration of its keenness to spread the culture of saving in the community, BankDhofar has dedicated various prizes for its customers as part of its Savings Account Draws, including "Back to School Prize" for the youth segment, which reflects BankDhofar's belief in the importance of the youth who are the future of the nation. To celebrate Back to School Prizes Draw, BankDhofar recently organized a special event at Oasis Mall in Suhar. The event saw large turnout of families with their children who enjoyed the occasion. A number of lucky customers won in the Savings Account draws and 10 lucky customers won OMR 1,000 each in the Back to School Draw.
Commenting on the event, Hussain Ali Al-Lawati, Acting DGM-Retail & SME Banking at BankDhofar, said: "At BankDhofar, we believe that today's youth are leaders of tomorrow. Therefore, we are placing special attention to this segment of the society. This year’s Savings Scheme comes under the theme: “Win Prizes for Every Occasion”. The scheme not only aims at encouraging customers to save and be rewarded at every occasion throughout the year, but also reflects our values and beliefs, in providing the best customer experience in line with our "Together 2020" journey to be the Best in the Gulf in customer experience. Today we are glad to celebrate back to school through rewarding our customers for saving. We are also pleased to meet our customers in such occasions and be closer to them."
The event hosted a number of fun-filled activities and entertainment shows. As part of the event, BankDhofar conducted daily, weekly, and monthly draws. The daily draw prizes are worth OMR 1,000, for 1 customer per day. For the weekly draw prizes, 10 customers per week got the chance to win OMR 1,000 each, and one lucky customer per month got the chance to win OMR 10,000. For Al Riadah customers, one customer won OMR 25,000 in the monthly draw.
"I would like to congratulate the lucky winners in of the Back to School Prize draws, as well as the winners in the daily, weekly and monthly draws. I encourage our customers to continue saving as they might be the winners in the coming draws and occasions including Omani Women's Day, National Day and other occasions throughout the year." Hussain Al-Lawati, added.
With a total of OMR 2 million, the scheme is valid till December 2019. As per the prize draw scheme, BankDhofar customers who save a minimum of 100 OMR in their accounts are eligible to enter the draws where 1 customer/ per day will win cash prizes worth OMR 1,000 in the daily prizes, 10 customers/ per week will get the chance to win OMR 1,000 each in the weekly prizes and one lucky customer/ per month will get the chance to win OMR 10,000 in the monthly prize, in addition to the grand prize worth OMR 50,000 for one winner. For the special occasion prizes, 5 customers will get the chance to win OMR 1,000 each in the Omani Women’s Day prize draw, 5 customers will get the chance to win OMR 1,000 each in the Renaissance Day prize draw, 10 customers will get the chance to win OMR 1,000 each in the Back to School prize draw and one lucky customer will get the chance to win OMR 49,000 the National Day prize draw. As for Al Riadah customers, one customer will win in each of the monthly draw worth OMR 25,000, quarterly (3 quarters/ 3 winners per year) worth OMR 100,000 and grand prize draw worth OMR 250,000.
Maisarah Introduces Ijarah Financing Product for Corporate Customers
Muscat, 27 August 2019: With its continued dedication and focus to enrich the customer’s experience for its corporate customers, Maisarah Islamic Banking Services has announced the launch of its term finance solution based on the concept of Ijarah. The fastest growing Islamic banking service provider reiterated its commitment to cater to the needs and requirements of its retail and corporate customers across the Sultanate by expanding its diverse array of Shariah-compliant products and services.
Fawaz Al Ojaili –Head of Corporate Banking at Maisarah Islamic Banking Services – highlighted the Islamic window’s efforts to provide a wide range of customised financial solutions to suit its customers’ needs and requirements, stating that new products and services will be launched as per the Islamic window’s strategic growth plan. “Under this scheme, we offer finance facility to help our business customers in meeting the medium to long term financing requirements. This product has been developed to add more convenience to our corporate customers, and it is based on the concept of Ijarah Muntahiyya Bittamleek, which is Lease contract where Maisarah purchases the fixed asset and lease it to the customer” he said.
Ijarah Finance product adds to the wide range of Shariah-compliant financial solutions, innovative products and best-in-class services that Maisarah offers to cater to the needs of its retail and corporate customers. These solutions including: Credit Card, home finance, auto finance, goods finance, personal finance, education finance, travel finance, Prize Account, savings account, current account, fixed deposit, Ameen term deposit, Call account, Working Capital finance, Inventory Finance, Transaction Finance, Murabaha finance, Wakalah Finance, Property, Equipment & Project Finance, Wa’ad product (alternate to forward cover), as well as trade financing solutions such as letter of credit and letter of guarantee services.
As part of its future growth plan, the Islamic banking service provider plans to distinguish itself by focusing on prominent customer service, developing and launching new products, and investing in technology to provide the best customer experience in timely and convenient manner.
BankDhofar Sponsors Adverse Drug Reaction Symposium
Muscat | 26 August 2019: BankDhofar recently sponsored Adverse Drug Reaction Symposium. The symposium, which was organized as part of first Salalah Dermatology Forum, aimed at highlighting issues related to adverse drug reaction, discuss the challenges and display the advanced techniques in this field.
Commenting on BankDhofar’s sponsorship Aziz Sulaiman Al Harrasi, Acting Head of Marketing and Corporate Communication Department said: “We are delighted to sponsor this symposium. Such events form a perfect platform for specialists to discuss the challenges and come up with suitable solutions. At BankDhofar we are always keen to take part in such events which add to the medical sector and benefit the community."
CSR is an important pillar of BankDhofar’s operations; environment element, community development and social have always been among the priorities and interests of the Bank. BankDhofar continues to deliver on its commitment by innovating strategic sustainable CSR programs, initiatives, activities and potential investment opportunities; ensuring lasting positive benefits aimed at strengthening ties with the local community. BankDhofar this year sponsored a number of events and initiatives including; Muscat Festival 2019, Muscat Lifestyle Festival, Camel Races, Teachers’ Day celebrations, Salalah Innovation Exhibition, 11th Omani Poetry Festival, Association for the Welfare of Handicapped Children, Career & Training Opportunities Fairs, GCC Nurses Day event, Majan Ramadhan Football Tournament, Annual Iftar Gathering of Entrepreneurs, Second Salalah International Islamic Finance Conference, Salalah Hakathon, among other events.
The combination of the thorough vision of the bank’s executive management, the comprehensive operational strategy that revolves around following best international banking practices and providing best customer experience, as well as commitment to community development and contribution to the growth of the national economy, placed BankDhofar on top of the list of best banks in the region.