Oman’s largest telecommunications company, Oman Telecommunications Company, Omantel, announced this past Sunday that it will begin a campaign of corporate responsibility to the greater Omani society as a way to kick-off the coming observance of the holy month of Ramadan.
The chief executive officer of Omantel, Dr. Amer Awadh Al Rawas, announced at a press conference on July 24th, that this year’s Ramadan campaign of social responsibility would include three distinct aspects: Sharing, Caring and Giving.
Under the banner of ‘Giving’ Omantel plans on distributing about 1,850 boxes of food to needy families all over Oman. This effort is being organized with the help of the Ministry of Social Development with additional support from Dar Al Atta.
Caring will be shown through the efforts of the Eid dress distribution for those in need. Also aiding the implementation of the program is the Ministry of Social Development in conjunction with Dar Al Atta.
Al Rawas noted that,
“We will be introducing Omani products this time, which will help to create local employment too.”
The campaign is expected to last about three weeks, until midway through Ramadan. This is the third year in a row in which the Ramadan Charity Campaign is being organized and implemented by the Ministry of Social Development and either Omantel or the BankMuscat, as it was in 2009.