The three-day event brought together women entrepreneurs from the Arab world, as well as investors and those interested in SME and entrepreneurship industry; the forum highlighted opportunities and challenges facing women entrepreneurs, in addition to various key topics related to the SME industry as well as the importance of supporting start-ups.
Commenting on the sponsorship and BankDhofar’s to support the development of the SME scene across Oman, Abdul Hakeem al Ojaili, CEO of BankDhofar, said, “The SME sector is a vital contributor to the growth and diversification of the national economy. We have always been committed to supporting entrepreneurs, encouraging creativity and innovation, and participating in initiatives that accelerate the development of the sector.”
The event provided a platform to discuss issues relevant to women entrepreneurs in the Arab world and potential solutions to overcome such challenges. BankDhofar and the participation in this convention comes in line with the BankDhofar comprehensive vision of contributing to the overall development of the country by supporting small and medium-sized businesses and providing a healthy environment for them to grow, network and exchange expertise.
“At BankDhofar, we introduced various SME-related financial solutions, products and services. Catering to the financial needs of our SME customers, BankDhofar recently launched the exclusive SME Credit Cards. BankDhofar SME Credit Cards are made for customers who need a card that can deliver flexibility, more purchasing power and the ability to take care of the business anywhere in the world, and are backed with a number of features,” said Hussain Ali Ibrahim al Lawati, AGM, head of Business Banking.
BankDhofar is committed to boost the growth of SME businesses across the sultanate. Aspiring to be the bank of choice for SME customers, catering to their financial needs and banking requirements, BankDhofar also works constantly to understand the market trends and it offers professional advisory to enable SMEs to manage their financial requirements. The bank invests in building adequate infrastructure to support SMEs nationwide with a specialised team whose core responsibility is to provide financial and advisory services to SME customers.
Visit your nearest BankDhofar branch to learn more about the diverse options available for SMEs.
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