Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Bank Sohar supports White Ahli Annual Camel Race in Mudhaibi  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 11/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) As part of its ongoing efforts to promote traditional cultural and sporting events in the Sultanate of Oman, Bank Sohar recently sponsored the fifth White Ahli Annual Camel Race 2014 in Barzman “ Sinaw (Al Abiadh Field) in wilayat of Mudhaibi. 

The eagerly awaited race was held under the auspices of H H Sayyid Taimoor bin Assad al Said. The event attracted a large number of participants from different wilayats in the Sharqiyah region and neighbouring villages. Also in attendance were several dignitaries and eminent persons who came to watch the popular traditional sport.

In addition, thousands of spectators watched the races and the prize distribution that followed. Representing Bank Sohar at the popular event was Saad al Shidhani, Bank Sohar's Sinaw branch manager. Highlighting the popularity of the event, Khamis al Rahby, AGM-branches, Bank Sohar said, ''Bank Sohar has always been a major supporter of Omani culture, and we are proud to be prevailing as sponsors for the Camel Race at Mudhaibi, which is amongst the most important events on our cultural calendar.

Not only does it demonstrate our commitment to support Oman's rich cultural heritage and national sporting culture, such sponsorships are also invaluable in promoting the sport and the competitive spirit of camel racing in the modern era.'' As noticed from the large number of participants in the race as well as the sizeable audience, the age-old sport of camel racing is well and truly alive today, with young people eager to learn the skills and traditions of camel racing.

In addition, there was also a section of the event dedicated to artefacts of heritage from Omani artisans as well as participation from folk groups. ''It was truly satisfying to watch such a large number of people attend the event, which I am sure will continue to attract people for many more generations to come,'' added Rahby. Bank Sohar's support for the camel race is in-line with its CSR strategy of promoting Oman's national heritage through activities such as traditional shooting competitions, horse racing, cultural shows, camel racing and more.

As an event, not only is camel racing one the most important traditional games, but it also promotes the key values of heritage, honour, competitiveness, excitement and celebrates the history and traditions of the region. The bank participates in such events to ensure that local traditions are kept alive and continue to exist. These events also propel the tourism sector's growth by further promoting the rich cultural heritage of the country


 


Muscat Daily




  MENA News Headlines
 Aug 27 2015 - Peninsula Energy in share consolidation ahead of NYSE MKT listingProactiveInvestors - Australia
(MENAFN - ProactiveInvestors)Pending U.S. uranium producer Peninsula Energy (ASX:PEN) will conduct a 40 for 1 share consolidation of its listed ordinary shares and options ahead of a listing on the ...

 Aug 27 2015 - Dubai's Al Habtoor seeks to borrow USD408mMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai's Al Habtoor Group is seeking to finance its property investments, and is intending to borrow USD408 million from local banks to achieve that.First Gulf Bank has stepped in to see the ...

 Aug 27 2015 - Saudi Red Sea mall unveils USD46.5m expansionMENAFN
(MENAFN) The Red Sea Mall, Jeddah's biggest shopping center, has just declared the beginning of its largest expansion project, estimated at USD46.5 million.This main stream project is considered the ...

 Aug 27 2015 - EGOTH prioritises investing in company's assets in FY 2015/2015: ChairmanDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The profits of the Egyptian General Company for Tourism and Hotels (EGOTH) amounted to EGP 156m during fiscal year (FY) 2014/2015, according to the company's Chairman and ...

 Aug 27 2015 - Egypt- EGX rises minimally, remains affected by global performanceDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) The Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX) recovery continued for a second trading day on Wednesday, after witnessing a continuous dropping pattern. The benchmark index EGX-30 ...

 Aug 27 2015 - Mahmoud Hussein: Youth without youth in Egypt's cellsDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Mahmoud Mohamed Hussein was 18 years old when he was arrested. . Today he has grown a little older, and wonders at what age he will possibly be released from prison. Like ...

 Aug 27 2015 - Egypt- Rice exports haltedDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour has issued a decision to stop exporting rice beginning in September.Abdel Nour explained in a statement ...

 Aug 27 2015 - Egypt- Boycott campaign seeks to lower skyrocketing meat pricesDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) campaign was launched on social media platforms in Egypt calling on citizens to boycott buying meat, in protest of the increasing prices of meat.The campaign said, on its ...

 Aug 27 2015 - UAE- DP World 1H profits increase 22%Daily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Global marine terminal operator DP World announced that its profits for the first half of 2015 have increased by 22%, as the company handled more cargo in addition to ...

 Aug 27 2015 - Egypt- Controversial TV host Ahmed Moussa awaits court order on programmeDaily News Egypt
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) Controversial TV host Ahmed Moussa is facing a court decision regarding the halting of his daily programme, according to a decision issued Wednesday by the advisory board ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

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

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

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
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


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


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help