Kargeen Distributes Iftar Meals to COVID-19 Frontline Workers

Muscat, May 21, 2020: Kargeen Restaurant continues its commitment to give throughout the holy month of Ramadan, in collaboration with Oman Arab Bank, Carrefour and other participating brands, by providing Iftar meals to frontline workers combatting the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Commenting on the Bank’s initiative, Hilal Al Siyabi, Head of Corporate Communications at Oman Arab Bank, said “We are proud of everyone who has participated to overcome this global pandemic, and especially those who are working on the frontlines and are putting themselves at risk for the sake of our health and safety. Our involvement in this initiative, which was launched by Kargeen Restaurant, is a small way to support those heroes who have left their homes during the holy month to contribute towards mitigating the risks of the current situation”.

Feras Al Farsi, Head of Social Sustainability at Oman Arab Bank, added “The Bank continues to make partnerships in the community to provide support for the frontline workers who are risking their lives every day.  Over the past few weeks, we have been involved in several endeavours aimed at supporting those who are keeping Oman safe and healthy. On behalf of all the staff at Oman Arab Bank, I would like to extend my thanks and appreciation to each and every frontline worker for their hard work and dedication to Oman, its citizens and residents”.

Through this initiative over 1,000 meals have been distributed to frontline workers, with the initiative scheduled to continue until the end of Ramadan.

Expressing his thanks to all associations that supported and donated to the initiative, Jalil Al Asfoor, CEO of Jalil Al Asfoor Enterprises and Kargeen Restaurant, said “As we specialise in the F&B industry, this initiative is the best of what we can offer as a token of gratitude to all individuals working on the frontline, combatting this pandemic. On behalf of Kargeen Restaurant, I thank all the sponsors and partners that were influential in helping achieve the objective of this initiative. This is a testament to the fact that together we can make a difference”.

Oman Arab Bank has a rich and proud history as one of the first financial institutions to be established in the Sultanate. Today, the bank operates a nationwide network of 65 branches and representative offices and 152 ATMs spread across Oman. OAB provides a complete range of financial products and services for personal banking, corporate banking and investment clients.