Muscat, August 22, 2017 – Oman Arab Bank (OAB) recently held its seventh monthly draw of this year’s ‘Hassad’ Savings Scheme live at the Salalah Gardens Mall. The draw event was held under the auspices of Khalid Ahmed Al Rawahi, director general of manpower in Dhofar Governorate, and was attended by Ahmed Al Kharusi, Head of Regional Management and Branches Support department of the Bank together with other senior members of the Bank’s Retail Department. Totaling 100 winners, the draw, which was focused on the Dhofar region for the month of July, saw 23 winners from each of the Bank’s four branches located in Dhofar receive OMR 1,000 each together with a further 30 winners from across the Bank’s branch network receiving OMR 500 each and ten winners of the OMR 250 for the Bank’s child account holders. The draw also saw one customers from the Dhofar region win the Bumper Draw of OMR 25,000, as well as an Elite Draw winner of OMR 25,000. In addition, the Bank also held a special Khareef draw where 35 winners received OMR 300 each.

Fahd Amjed, GM of Retail Banking at OAB said, “With the Khareef season now in full swing in Dhofar, we felt that hosting our Region-focused Hassad Saving Scheme Draws in Dhofar would be a perfect fit. Better still, we also held a special Khareef draw to complement the festivities.”

The draw event, which was held at the Salalah Gardens Mall, saw a number of fun activities being held for children including face painting, games, contests, and even dedicated drawing areas. There were also some special prize draws conducted for attendees of the event.

“With this, our draw for July, we have passed the half way mark of our Hassad Savings Scheme for 2017. There are still hundreds of cash prizes to be won however. So on behalf of OAB, I would like to first congratulate each of the 100 winners of our ‘Hassad’ savings scheme draw for the month of July; and also wish all our customers the best of luck for the remainder of the draws will continue until the end of 2017,” added Fahd.

The Hassad savings scheme for 2017 ensures customers from every region and branch have an equal opportunity to win, with OAB conducting prize draws every month alternating between regions and nationwide draws. Each of the draw will ensure a minimum of two winners of OMR 1,000 per branch in that respective region, together with multiple winners of OMR 500 across all branches and one Bumper draw of OMR 25,000 per month. OAB customers need only open a ‘Hassad’ account with a minimum balance of OMR 100, in order to be eligible for these prize draws. The Bank will also be conducting region and nationwide draws for children’s accounts with 10 winners of OMR 250 per month.

Oman Arab Bank’s banking proposition ‘Elite’ for High Net worth customers will also benefit from the revised Hassad scheme. Elite customers will now be participating in a dedicated monthly draws with a prize pot of OMR 25,000 monthly, and the upcoming year-end prize draw in December of OMR 50,000.

Oman Arab Bank is one of the first banks to be established in Oman, with a rich and proud history. Today, the bank operates a nationwide network of 57 branches and 8 representative offices across and 152 ATMs spread across the Sultanate. OAB provides the complete range of financial products and services for personal banking, corporate and investment clients.