Muscat: As part of its commitment to social responsibility and the major role it plays towards society, Alizz Islamic Bank and Injaz Oman recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed to promote cooperation, exchange of information and spreading awareness among Omani youth about financial culture and entrepreneurship.
The agreement was signed on behalf of Alizz Islamic Bank by Aisha Abdullah Al-Kharusi, the assistant general manager, head of Strategic Planning and Corporate Social Responsibility and Khaula Al Harthy, the CEO of Injaz Oman, on behalf of Injaz Oman.
Khaula Al Harthy said, "We are very pleased to have signed this agreement with Alizz Islamic Bank to educate more than 600 students in various provinces of Oman, especially in aspects related to financial culture and readiness to enter the labour market and compete in it, as well as entrepreneurship.
Al Harthy added, "The programme focuses on the primary stage of adulthood and talks about the differences between desires, needs and is an introduction for the children to their role as an active member of the society. Educating children and providing them with the right set of skills and tools is one of the key initiates of Injaz Oman and we are proud to have partnered with Alizz Islamic Bank on this programme."
Al Kharusi said, "At Alizz Islamic Bank, social responsibility is with a key component of the bank's mission of achieving added value to society by supporting such programmes that naturally lead to investing in the human element. This is the cornerstone of the development process, and what is being implemented through the integration of social advancement in our values, strategy and operational transparency. Therefore, we are committed to playing a leading role in the communities we serve. Alizz Islamic Bank has embarked on many projects that have a positive impact on society creating positive value for all and we will continue to do so.”