Muscat, 19th November 2016: Joining the nation in celebrating Oman’s 46th National Day, Oman Arab Bank held a special event at its Ghubrah Head Office to honor His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said for his remarkable vision for the country. The event was steered by the Deputy CEO of Oman Arab Bank, Rashad Al Musafir and was attended by members of the senior management and staff members.

Speaking at the event, Rashad Al Musafir said, “We at OAB congratulate His Majesty and the people of Oman on this momentous milestone. The exemplary leadership showcased by His Majesty has always reflected in Oman’s strong economic position, both regionally and globally. A leader well known for his love and commitment towards the well-being of his people, His Majesty has always encouraged growth and development amongst national talent and worked towards strengthening Oman’s core sectors.”

He added, “Oman boasts a strong and expanding banking and finance sector and with a robust legacy of trust built over three decades, OAB is proud to contribute to the national development and progress of the country. Keeping in line with His Majesty’s dedication to the people of Oman, we are always encouraging and fostering national talent by providing our employees with all the tools and skills they need to become leaders in the field of banking and finance.”

Brightly decorated in the national colors of red, green and white, the office festivities included students performing poetry about their love for the Nation and its achievements.

Established in 1984 following the acquisition of Arab Bank’s branches in the Sultanate, OAB today operates more than 65 branches and offices, and over 135 ATMs in high footfall locations across the Sultanate that are supported by Arab Bank’s 600 branches spanning five continents. With its growing portfolio of services and banking solutions, OAB has strongly engaged with the local, regional and international community to promote the Sultanate as an economic trade and investment powerhouse.