Muscat, June 25, 2013: As part of Bank Sohar’s ongoing ‘Be Safe... Be Responsible’ road safety campaign and in line with its focus on Corporate Social Responsibility - Bank Sohar continued to support the Oman Road Safety Association (ORSA). The donation will support the activities which will be organized by the ORSA, with the aim to raise children’s and their families’ awareness when using roads as pedestrians, cyclists, or even as passengers in vehicles.
The cheque was handed to Mrs. Shaima Al Lawati, CEO of Oman Road Safety Association, by Mr. Mazin Al Raisi, the AGM and Head of Marketing and Publicity of Bank Sohar, at the bank’s premises in MBD.
Commenting on the need to contribute to road safety issues in the country, Mr. Mazin Al Raisi said, “The number of people being killed and injured in road traffic crashes in Oman continues to be a big concern and disturbingly, a significant number of these victims are pedestrians. Road safety measures are not only restricted to vehicle drivers, it is just as important for passengers and indeed pedestrians to be aware of safety tips. Road safety awareness needs to be spread through the community and we hope this donation and our joint efforts with the ORSA will help drive this message home.”