Oman Oil Marketing Company signs partnership agreement with Ministry of Sports Affairs to support football clubs

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Published September 29th, 2016 - 04:19 GMT
During the signing
During the signing

True to its commitment to local communities, Oman Oil Marketing Company (omanoil) signed an agreement with the Ministry of Sports Affairs to support football clubs throughout the Sultanate as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. Under the agreement, omanoil will provide support to football teams in each governorate of the Sultanate.  The agreement was signed by Eng. Omar Ahmed Qatan, CEO of Oman Oil Marketing Company and Sheikh Rashad Al Hinai, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Sports Affairs.

At the signing, Eng. Omar Ahmed Qatan said, “omanoil shares the nation’s passion for football and sees it as a platform that brings people together, nurtures our youth, and instills values that inspire us beyond the pitch. We believe in the power of sport to effect positive change in society and by working with the Ministry of Sports Affairs, are aiming to reach out and encourage the growth of sportsmanship, teamwork and unity. These principles have enriched the lives of many and thanks to this agreement, will be able to share them with even more Omanis throughout the country.”

omanoil’s collaboration with the Ministry of Sports Affairs comes as part of its long-standing commitment to support local communities beyond the pump. Throughout the years, the company has organized and played a key role in organizing athletic activities to inspire youth in the Sultanate. Initiatives launched by the company include the establishment of the dedicated omanoil Football School, the omanoil Football Tournament for Muscat Schools, sponsorship of the 2015 King’s Tournament, support for the third annual National Day Football Championship. 

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Oman Oil Marketing Company

Formed in October 2003, Oman Oil Marketing Company with the brand name omanoil is envisaged to be the future prominent player in petrol and lubricant retail in Oman. Today Oman Oil Marketing Company SAOG is involved in the marketing and distribution of fuels and lubricant products and operates in the sectors of fuel retailing, direct (bulk) fuel sales to Government and the Commercial sector, lubricants, aviation refueling and storage and distribution.

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