Muscat, March 06, 2013: Bank Sohar recently conducted their fifth annual staff party at the Al Bustan Palace Gardens. The Staff Party was a fun day organised by the Human Resource department of the bank for staff and spouse. Over 500 staff and their partners attended the fun filled ‘Arabian Nights’ themed event.
Commenting on the event, Munira Macki, DGM – Human Resources and Corporate Support at Bank Sohar said, “Events such as these give us the perfect opportunity to thank our staff for their great efforts and dedication throughout the year while at the same time emphasizing the need to aim higher and work better together. It is also an incentive to encourage the staff to work towards a unified goal while always striving for excellence.”
The Staff Party was organised by the Human Resources department of Bank Sohar with the objective of bringing the staff close together in a social atmosphere while at the same time recognising them for a job well done. The staff party is an annual event organised to honor the staff, and this was particularly timely given the great efforts by staff of the bank towards reaching the truly impressive performance figures achieved in 2012.
Highlighting the importance of maintaining a team focus, Munira Macki added, “The management at Bank Sohar consistently foster and develop the spirit of teamwork to bring the employees closer together and to facilitate better communication, which in turn leads to better service. These events are organised to ensure employees meet in a casual environment outside the office and get to know each other better.”
At the event, ‘Best in Class’ Awards were also presented to the best branch, best business unit and the best support unit for year 2012. At the conclusion of the event, a raffle draw was conducted.
“Bank Sohar has always been an organisation which banks on its employee’s satisfaction and we believe that events such as these go a long way in reinforcing that mission,” concluded Munira.
The event had décor reflecting an Arabic theme which was a perfect complement to the ‘Arabian Nights’ theme of the evening. The fun-filled evening also included a range of activities consisting of folk dancing, folk music, distribution of bukhoor, Oud and Arabic Sweets, Salsa, a Comedy Show, a Live Band and some exciting games.