Muscat – An avid proponent for youth engagement and empowerment, National Bank of Oman (NBO) has kicked off a month-long initiative to recognise the Sultanate’s highest performing high school graduates. Members of the bank’s leadership are making their way through the country’s various regions and will honour a total of 33 students from Ministry of Education-run schools, while presenting them with a Youth Account to help them on their future educational journey. The bank also recognized parents who have played an important part in their children’s educational journey.
Tariq Atiq, Chief Retail and Digital Banking Officer at NBO, said, “At NBO we aim to recognise excellence in and out of the bank. This year, our students deserve even more recognition, given all of the struggles they have had to face because of the pandemic, including adapting to virtual learning. This initiative is not only a celebration of their hard work and talent, but our way of showing them how, as a bank, we can support them as they continue on their journey.”
As well as a whole host of youth-centred initiatives, NBO offers innovative products and services designed with the unique needs of young people in mind. Youth Banking is the perfect companion to financial independence and account holders receive a variety of benefits like automatic entry to Al Kanz prize draws, airport lounge access,great discounts and offers in various retail outlets and VOX and free withdrawals from non NBO ATMs, 200 biasas for bank transfers. Offering the latest in digital technology, including its award-winning mobile app and contactless cards, it is just one way the bank demonstrates its commitment to empowering young people, while supporting Oman’s socio-economic development.
About National Bank of Oman:
NBO, the first local commercial bank in the Sultanate of Oman, was founded in 1973 and is today one of the leading banks in Oman. The Bank serves its customers in Oman through 60 Branches, more than 180 ATM/FFM/CCDMs as well as two Branches in U.A.E.
The Bank is committed to community improvement through its corporate citizenship programs and is an active supporter of a range of worthy causes in Oman, with emphasis on health and human services, civic, education, environment, youth, women, arts and culture.
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