Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Zubair Automotive partners The Knowledge Oasis Muscat with Clean Up Oman  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 10/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Over 300 employees from various dealerships within the Zubair Automotive Group (ZAG) volunteered last weekend to lend their support to the Nationwide Clean Up campaign organised by Clean Up Oman.


The environmental awareness initiative, which was sponsored by Zubair Automotive Group, took place at over 40 wilayats across the sultanate over a course of two days. A large number of volunteers from the local community also came together to do their part and raise awareness on the need to eliminate litter and preserve the local environment and wildlife.


As part of its sponsorship, over 300 members of ZAG staff and their families, including those from Zubair Enterprises Dhakliya and Zubair Enterprises Northern joined the campaign.


Leading by example, several members of ZAG management team also participated in the campaign including, Serdar Toktamis, group general manager of Zubair Automotive Group; Mark Tomlinson, general manager of General Automotive; Arun Kumar, general manager,Sayarti Group; Chris Edwards, general manager, Dhofar Automotive; and K Balaji, Zubair Automotive Group advisor.


Water, ice-cream and refreshments were provided at various locations and over 5,000 t-shirts distributed among the volunteers. At Bausher dunes, Zubair Automotive Group also provided vehicles from Can- Am to aid in the distribution of water and to transport garbage bags to the designated drop off points.


Toktamis said, ''As a proud Omani company it is part of our wider community responsibility to contribute towards the preservation of our environment. I would like to commend the efforts put in by every volunteer and hope that the awareness generated by this campaign will take us a step closer towards completely eliminating the habit of littering.'' With its 1,700km coastline, mountain ranges and vast desert, Oman offers some of the stunning landscapes in the region. With increasing visitors, these regions have become spots for litter and debris which can be harmful and even fatal to wildlife.

 


Muscat Daily




  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 31 2014 - Saudi Arabia's Sedco Capital eyes $300m Europe real estate dealThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula)  Jeddah-based Islamic investment firm Sedco Capital plans to arrange a club investment of up to $300 million in European real estate, and will soon distribute its Luxembourg ...

 Oct 31 2014 - Qatar Exchange index falls on heavy sell-offThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula)  Qatari stocks plunged on heavy profit-taking yesterday, a day after Federal Reserve announced its decision to wound up its over five-year-long quantitative easing stimulus ...

 Oct 31 2014 - Kuwait prioritizes protection of human rights - EnvoyKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))  The State of Kuwait on Thursday reaffirmed respect for human rights out of belief in their crucial role in the achievement of sustainable development.The Kuwaiti ...

 Oct 31 2014 - Kuwait welcomes Sweden's recognition of Palestinian statehoodKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))  Kuwait welcomes Sweden's decision to recognize Palestine as an independent state, a senior Foreign Ministry source said on Thursday.The decision comes in line ...

 Oct 31 2014 - Ban condemns Sudan hostilitiesKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))  UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the resumption of hostilities between the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and Opposition forces in ...

 Oct 31 2014 - US, Israeli officials discuss ISIL, IranKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))  Senior US officials working on the Obama Administration's counterterrorism strategy met with their Israeli counterparts on Thursday for the semi-annual meeting ...

 Oct 31 2014 - Kuwaiti Speaker condemns Israeli closing of Aqsa MosqueKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))  We condemn the unjustly Israeli act of closing the Holy Aqsa Mosque in the face of worshippers, Kuwait's National Assembly Speaker and Chairman of the Arab ...

 Oct 31 2014 - S. Korean Pres. calls for more economic ties with Saudi ArabiaKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))  South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Friday called for expanding economic ties with Saudi Arabia, saying the two countries should seek exchanges in new areas ...

 Oct 31 2014 - EU condemns ISIL atrocities in IraqKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))  The EU Friday expressed condolences to the families of the tribesmen who were killed in recent ISIL atrocities in the Anbar province, as well as to the families ...

 Oct 31 2014 - OPEC basket price down by 45 cents to USD 82.79 pbKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA))   OPEC daily basket price stood at USD 82.79 a barrel Thursday compared with USD 83.24 the previous day, the cartel said on Friday.The annual rate of the OPEC ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help