Z-Corp’s ‘collaboration team’ distributes masks and sanitisers in Musandam governorate

Health authorities in Oman have mandated the use of face masks and hand sanitisers in all the public places

  

Muscat: Within the framework of strengthening community partnership, The Zubair Corporation (Z-Corp)’s ‘collaboration team’ distributed masks and sanitisers in the Musandam governorate.

Saleh Al Amri, DGM, HR and Admin, Oasis Water Company ‘collaboration team’ said, “We have a long history of supporting our communities and this time too we wanted to do something meaningful. Our collaboration team distributed masks and sanitisers in the Musandam governorate schools to create awareness among people about the importance of wearing masks and the use of hand sanitiser to check the spread of the virus.”

Saleh Al Amriadded, “Hand sanitisers and face masks play a very vital role in personal hygiene and protection from germs and other deadly infections. We want to tell people that when people wear masks’ and sanitise their hands, they do it to protect their families, neighbours and the people in their community.”

Saif Al Jalandani from the Director-General of the Ministry of Education said, “The health authorities in Oman have mandated the use of face masks and hand sanitisers in all the public places. The World Health Organisation (WHO) too recommends washing hands frequently and wearing masks as the best way to avoid infection. We thank the ‘collaboration team’ for distributing masks and sanitisers in schools in the Musandam Governorate and making a difference.”

The ‘collaboration team’ comprises of a group of employees of Z-Corp and its subsidiaries who participate in community initiatives which are planned and conducted by them. The ‘collaboration team’ undertakes projects that bring to focus Z-Corp’s continued and evolving socially relevant strategy to make a positive difference in society. This initiative comes within the framework of the corporate social responsibility strategy of Z-Corp and displayed the group’s commitment to supporting the community it operates in.

Faisal Al Manthri, Communication Manager said, “We are happy that our collaboration team has taken up an important initiative. An important strategy at Z-Corp is that it encourages employees to get involved in their local communities by actively contributing their time for worthy causes and projects. The Zubair Corporation will continue to cultivate its employees' sense of responsibility and encourage them to indulge in meaningful activities.”

He added, “We encourage everyone to follow all health and safety protocols. Z-Corp continues to strictly follow all protocols, guidelines, instructions, advisories, directions issued by Oman’s Supreme Committee and health authorities with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. In line with the directives of the government, Z-Corp is implementing several safety measures. To ensure the safety of its employees, the company complies with various government guidelines including wearing of masks, following social distancing rules and temperature checks. Additionally, the company has installed hand sanitiser stations at the entrance and other points in the office.”

The ‘collaboration team’ continuously organises socially important events. Within the framework of strengthening community partnership, The Zubair Corporation (Z-Corp)’s ‘collaboration team’ celebrated Oman’s 49th National Day with the children of the Ministry of Social Development's Al Aman Rehabilitation Centre. Last year ‘collaboration team’ organised an open day for children affected by Down’s Syndrome in association with Ministry of Social Development's Al Wafa Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children at Rustaq to mark World Down Syndrome Day annually observed to raise public awareness on Down Syndrome, a congenital disorder. Last year it organised the same programme in association with Al Aman Centre. Among the many programmes, it has organised include an open day for children affected by Down’s Syndrome, sports day event at the Omar bin Al Khattab Institute for the Blind based in Mawaleh, community events at the Al Wafa Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children across Oman. To encourage children with disabilities and special needs, the team conducted an art contest “I am gifted” at the Al Wafa Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children in Sohar. As part of its commitment to contribute towards meaningful causes in the community, the ‘collaboration team’ frequently organises programmes for senior citizens in cooperation with the Omani Association for Elderly Friends.

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