OAB Hosts Exclusive Iftar Event for Elite Customers

OMR 50,000 Hassad ‘Elite’ Draw winner announced at event

Muscat, June 7, 2017: Oman Arab Bank (OAB), in keeping with the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan, recently organised an exclusive Iftar celebration for its Elite Banking customers on June 5 at the Shangri-La’s Barr al Jissah Resort and Spa.

The event was held under the auspices of His Excellency Mohammad Al Zubair, Adviser for Economic Planning Affairs to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Welcoming guests was the OAB Chairman, members of the board and senior executives. The event also saw the attendance of over 250 OAB Elite account holders.

Commenting on the Iftar gathering, Amin Al Husseini, CEO of OAB said, “Ramadan is a time of solidarity and tradition, providing us with an ideal opportunity to gather with our most dedicated customers and share the spirit of togetherness in commemoration of the blessed month of Ramadan. We believe that these gatherings are a perfect platform to build on the strong relationships with our customers, as well as to share with them the joys, blessings, and goodwill of Ramadan.”

As part of the evening proceedings, OAB also conducted the special OMR 50,000 ‘Elite’ Draw of the Hassad Savings Scheme for the Month of June under the auspices of Her Highness Sayyida Aliya bint Thuwaini Al Said. The winner of the prize draw was an OAB Elite customer from the Al Khoud branch. The remainder of the Hassad Savings Scheme Draws for the month will be focused on the Bank’s branches in the Batinah region, will be conducted at a dedicated event to be held shortly in Sohar.

Congratulating the winner, Basil Al Lawati, Head of Elite Priority Banking said, “Our Elite Accounts are by far the most exclusive accounts available from the Bank; offering its members the broadest spectrum of products and services available within the Bank’s portfolio. As part of the benefits we have an exclusive draw of OMR 50,000 for the half yearly and year end draws, reserved for our ‘Elite’ customers as part of the Hassad Savings Scheme. Given the focus of this event, we felt it was the perfect opportunity to conduct our Elite Draw for half year. As such, on behalf of the Bank, I would like to offer our congratulations to our Hassad ‘Elite’ Draw winner.”

OAB’s Elite membership is reserved for exclusive customers, offering a best in class banking experience. All esteemed Elite customers enjoy unique banking services including dedicated relationship managers available at all times, premium service centres and lounges to conduct banking transactions privately, 24 hour call centre support, and free SMS and Internet Banking. In addition to the dedicated Hassad Elite Draw, Elite customers receive a number of other benefits including a free for life Elite Visa Infinite Credit card and Elite Debit card, preferential pricing on Deposits and Loans, special discounted tariffs for Bank Charges, unlimited complimentary lounge access for over 500 International Airports, complimentary chauffeur service, and a personalized concierge service. The Bank also offers its Elite customers a number of wealth management services including tailor made portfolios, subscription access to IPOs, financial planning services, and bancassurance options. The Bank currently operates three dedicated ‘Elite’ Lounges – one at its head office in Muscat and the other two in the newly opened Nizwa and Al Hail branches respectively.

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 66 branches and offices and over 135 ATMs spread across the Sultanate. OAB provides the complete range of financial products and services for personal banking, corporate and investment clients.