Omantel names new chairman

Muscat - 

Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) on Sunday announced that H E Abdulsalam bin Mohammed al Murshidi is the new chairman of the company.

‘We would like to inform shareholders and investors that we have received a letter from the major shareholder appointing H E Abdulsalam bin Mohammed al Murshidi as the chairman of the board of Omantel in place of H E Eng Sultan bin Hamdoon al Harthi’, Omantel said in a filing to the Muscat Securities Market.

H E Murshidi is the executive president of the State General Reserve Fund (SGRF), the sultanate’s largest sovereign wealth fund.

Omantel said its board of directors placed on record its deep appreciation of the contributions made by H E Harthi during his tenure as a director and thereafter as chairman of the board.

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