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Maisarah conducts second OMR 50,000 Grand Prize Draw

Muscat| 29 August 2018: Maisarah Islamic Banking Services recently conducted its second Grand Prize Draw for the 2018 Prize Account Scheme in which a customer won OMR 50,000. The draw event was conducted in Salalah and saw large turnout of Maisarah customers from the region.

Congratulating the winner, Muhammad Al Mashani Executive Manger Retail Business and Channels said, “We would also like to applaud our customers for cultivating a habit of saving. The prize account scheme has become extremely popular. To commemorate five years of its operations, we made the 2018 Maisarah Prize Account scheme even more attractive. Holders of Maisarah Prize Account have been winning through its weekly, monthly, bimonthly draws. Our intention is to encourage and reward savings among our valued customers by providing these attractive incentives. I would also like to wish all our customers best of luck for the upcoming draws.”

The exclusive feature of Maisarah Prize Account is that customers are eligible for the expected profit of up to 3 % per annum on their deposits maintained in the account, and Maisarah is giving away this prize from its own sources which is the shareholder funds.

Prize account is based on the Islamic profit sharing concept of Mudarabah. Customers need to maintain a minimum balance of OMR 100 in their accounts for 30 days. For every OMR 100 balance, they get one chance to win. Priority banking customers, however, get 3 chances for every OMR 100 maintained in their account. The more the customers’ save, the greater their chances of winning. The winners are randomly selected from each branch by an automated system in sync with the approved procedures for the draw.

This year, the total amount to be won under the weekly draw is OMR 65,000, where 260 customers will have a chance to win OMR 250 each through 52 draws to be held throughout the year. Under the monthly draw the total amount to be won is OMR 30,000, for 60 customers (OMR 500 each). Under the bi-monthly draw 30 customers have a chance to win OMR 30,000 (OMR 1000 each). Five winners will be picked during each weekly, monthly and bi-monthly draw. Maisarah will also conduct special draws for Eid Al-Fitr and Eid Al-Adha, during which 10 winners can take home OMR 2,500 each. Additionally, the total amount of the Grand Prizes is OMR 250,000 for 5 winners (OMR 50,000 each).

Maisarah is a full-service provider of a broad range of Sharia-compliant financial products and solutions. Maisarah maintains a complete segregation of business activities in order to provide Sharia compliant financial services to its valued customers. As a part of its strategy, the Islamic banking window has maintained high standards of corporate governance, research and development, corporate social responsibility and customer service that have helped in winning various awards in local and international markets.

As part of its future growth plan, Maisarah plans to distinguish itself by focusing on providing outstanding customer service, developing and launching new products, investing in technology to provide the best customer experience in timely and convenient manner.

Maisarah provides customers with convenient banking experience through its Mobile Banking App; customers may conduct banking transactions, anywhere and anytime. The user friendly mobile banking app, which is available to all Maisarah’s retail banking customers, supports English and Arabic language. The app provides simple, secure and efficient convenience banking to the customers with a number of benefits and features. They can view their balance and transactions, make instant transfers, cardless cash, transfers, pay utility bills, view online statements and do much more.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018

Pay your Bills with BankDhofar Mobile Banking App

  • Now BankDhofar mobile banking users may pay their bills online with ONEIC service provider.
  • The update makes bill payment at the customers’ convenience.

Muscat | 14 August 2018: With the aim of enhancing customers’ experience, BankDhofar upgraded the bill payment solution in its mobile banking app. Now BankDhofar mobile banking users may pay their bills online with ONEIC service provider.

Through BankDhofar mobile banking app, users may view and pay their electricity and water bills, as well as view updated statement of accounts.

Elaborating on that Marwan Al Zadjali Head of Alternative Delivery Channels at BankDhofar noted: “At BankDhofar we constantly endeavor to ensure convenient banking experience for our customers backed with high level of security measures. The upgraded bill payment solution will allow our customers to pay their bills at their convenience. ONEIC service provider, through its “Tasdeed” platform, includes a number of electricity companies making bill payment at the customer’s convenience.”

BankDhofar mobile banking users may pay their electricity and water bills for a number of companies including; Muscat Electricity Distribution Company (MEDC), Mazoon Electricity Company (MZEC), Majan Electricity Company (MJEC), Rural Area Electricity Company (RAECO), Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW), and Dhofar Power Company (DPC). Customers may also pay their internet, telephone and mobile bills through BankDhofar mobile banking app.

BankDhofar offers a wide range of instant mobile banking services through its award winning mobile application such as instant connection to accounts and cards details, instant payment of utility bills and mobile top-up options, instant credit card due payment, location of nearest ATM, CDM & branches, instant money transfer to any third party’s account within BankDhofar, instant transfer to any Bank in the Sultanate, updated currency exchange rates, instant update on promotions and new products and services. The flagship Cardless Cash Transfer exclusive service allows BankDhofar customers to use their mobile phone as an ATM card where they can have access to their accounts and withdraw cash from any BankDhofar ATM.

As part of its “Together 2020” journey which aims at reaffirming its position as a leading bank in the Sultanate and the best in the Gulf, BankDhofar continues to provide the best customer experience, innovative products and creative services that are custom-made to meet the needs and requirements of our customers. 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.

Mon, 13 Aug 2018

Large Turnout at BankDhofar’s Blood Donation Drive

  • BankDhofar employees translated their support to the cause.

Muscat| 07 August 2018: As part of its commitment to the wellbeing of the society, BankDhofar organized a blood donation drive in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Department of Blood Banks Services. The drive took place at the Head Office building of BankDhofar, and saw large turnout of employees who translated their support to the cause.

The campaign highlights BankDhofar’s commitment to implement and participate in various activities and events that contribute to the development and wellbeing of the society, as well as support Ministry of Health’s continuous efforts to assemble blood units from donors, and to provide these units to healthcare institutions.

Commenting on the initiative, Aziz Sulaiman Al Harrasi, Acting Head of Marketing & Corporate Communication Department noted: “We are all aware of the ever growing demand for blood types. Such initiatives help healthcare institutions provide safe blood units for inpatients and those in need of blood transfer. This initiative comes as part of BankDhofar’s staff wellbeing program, aiming at encouraging the staff to participate in causes that help in keeping good health. We at BankDhofar save no efforts to support healthcare providers across the Sultanate and to contribute to their work that aims to provide high quality health services to meet the needs and requirements of the society.”

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. The Bank provides support to a number of charitable organizations and social activities and initiatives. BankDhofar is also lending support to various social and economic cases including its support to affected families due to weather conditions. The Bank has recently contributed with OMR 1 million to support affected families due to cyclone Mekunu in Dhofar and Wusta Governorates.

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.

Mon, 06 Aug 2018

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