BankDhofar honoured by Ministry of Health for blood donation drives

Muscat - 

In recognition of its contribution to the success of blood donation campaigns, BankDhofar was honoured by the Ministry of Health, represented by the Department of Blood Banks Services, during a ceremony which was attended by H E Sheikh Khalid bin Omar bin Said al Marhoon, Minister of Civil Service, and attended by a number of officials of the Ministry of Health.

Ahmed Said al Ibrahim, general manager and chief corporate services officer, said, “Blood donation helps healthcare institutions provide safe blood units for those in need of urgent blood transfer.

“We are honoured to receive the recognition by the Ministry of Health represented by the Department of Blood Banks Services. The appreciation will motivate us to organise more blood donation drives. As we all know, donating blood is a noble gesture and it helps safe lives and enhances the health and well-being of those who need it the most.”

The ceremony aimed at honouring the blood donors from individuals and contributing authorities who made donation campaigns successful. CSR is an important pillar of BankDhofar’s operations, environment element, community development and social have always been among the priorities and interests of the bank.

BankDhofar continues to deliver on its commitment by innovating strategic sustainable CSR programmes, initiatives, activities and potential investment opportunities, ensuring lasting positive benefits aimed at strengthening ties with the local community. The bank provides support to a number of charitable organisations and social activities and initiatives. BankDhofar is also lending support to various social and economic cases including its support to affected families due to weather conditions.

The bank has recently contributed with RO1mn to support affected families due to Cyclone Mekunu in Dhofar and Wusta governorates.

The combination of the thorough vision of the bank’s executive management, the comprehensive operational strategy that revolves around following best international banking practices and providing best customer experience as well as commitment to community development and contribution to the growth of the national economy have placed BankDhofar on top of the list of best banks in the region.

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