Muscat: Alizz Islamic Bank, in coordination with the Ministry of Health, started its vaccination campaign for the bank employees and their families against COVID-19.
This comes as part of the bank’s mission to provide a healthy environment for employees and provide everything that would ensure their safety and the safety of their families. Ahead of the campaign, a lot of health awareness drive was made internally about the importance of taking the vaccine and following the necessary precautionary measures.
Speaking on this occasion, Mohammed Al Balushi, DGM – Chief Human Resources Officer of Alizz Islamic Bank said, “The safety of our staff, as well as the safety of their families, is our highest priority. Our precautionary actions demonstrate a firm commitment to deploying appropriate resources to help maintain a healthy environment for both.”
Al Balushi added, “Following the protocols that have been advised by the Ministry of Health is a national responsibility that we all need to adhere to, I would also emphasize that information and news should only be taken seriously from the relevant authorities’ communications channels, we need to work together to ensure the safety of everyone in Oman.”
Alizz Islamic Bank is continuously monitoring the ever-changing circumstances surrounding the coronavirus, and all Alizz Islamic Bank branches have been fully briefed on essential preparatory and prevention measures. These ranges from hygiene measures, including increased cleaning and sanitizing frequency, as well as guidelines on how to handle suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 in cooperation with the local authorities. The bank is following all the recommendations of the Ministry of Health and the Supreme Committee tasked with the mechanism to tackle the developments of coronavirus and all relevant authorities to ensure the actions taken are comprehensive and suitable.
The bank had already taken a preventive measure ahead of time by implementing the Business Continuity Plan (BCP). As part of the business continuity plan, a secondary team was transferred on March 15, 2020, to the bank’s business continuity site to ensure that services are not interrupted, in case of any adverse situations and that customers’ banking requirements continue to be served.