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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 16/09/2012

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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) When it comes to corporate social responsibility, Khimji Ramdas (KR) Group has always led by example and leads from within. While its social endeavours have touched lives in more ways than one, the company has also been the guiding force behind its employees, inspiring them to go beyond their goals and reach for the stars.Talib al Balushi, an employee of the KR group, is a proof of the company's respect and support for its employees' extra-curricular ambitions. His is a story of sheer strength and resolute stoicism in the face of great odds.With the backing and support of the KR group behind him and his own steely determination, the gutsy sports aficionado overcame his physical disability to follow his passion for sports. He is currently ranked among the sultanate's top sportspersons and recently represented Oman in Paralympic Games in Tunisia.He won silver in shot put and bronze in discuss throw. In the previous years, he had participated in the paralympics games in, Kuwait, Qatar, China, UAE and Egypt successfully.He has won a total of 10 medals in shot put, two of which are gold. His victories and achievements also include discus and javelin throw for which he's won silver medals.''I look at my disability as a motivation to do better and rise to the top. I've tried consistently to do my best to win and be a source of pride to my family, my country and my company,'' said Balushi.The KR group applauds and commends his persistence and dedication.The group looks upon it as a reflection of their constant reinforcement of their employees' skills both on and outside the workplace. Balushi, according to the conglomerate, is the personification of the very bedrock of its principles that employee is strength. His accomplishments echo the company's commitment to it most valuable resource of man power - a resource that it nurtures with humanity and heart.


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