The Ministry of Social Development honors “Khedmah” among companies that support CSR programs

In recognition of its efforts and active role in contributing to the development of the local community and the achievement of comprehensive development, Oman Investment and Finance Company (OIFC), ‘Khedmah’, has been honored among the companies supporting the programs responsibility (CSR) of the Ministry of Social Development (MOSD).

The ceremony was hosted by the ministry on Sunday, June 5, 2022, under the auspices of His Highness Sayyid Kamil bin Fahad bin Mahmoud Al Said, Assistant Secretary General of the Cabinet of the Deputy Prime Minister for Cabinet Affairs, alongside HE Dr Laila Ahmed Al Najjar, Minister of Social Development. A number of Excellencies, Honourables, CEOs, representatives of private sector organizations and a large number of guests attended the event at the Avani Muscat Hotel in Al Seeb.

This distinction recognizes Khedmah’s contribution to supporting a number of social initiatives in collaboration with MOSD, which were part of the company’s CSR program. Khedmah aims to support the primacies related to the satisfaction of necessary needs and priorities. He is keen to join the associated efforts of various entities in Oman to achieve greater welfare for certain segments of society. In addition, the company seeks to implement several effective initiatives targeting affected groups by collaborating with government agencies, charities and community institutions.

In this context, Khedmah has contributed to a number of community programs under the Ministry of Social Development over the past period, including the donation of medical kits and equipment to the Safety Center for the Rehabilitation of Severely Disabled Persons. The company has also provided financial support to students on social security who complete their higher education through the ministry’s “Qadir” initiative.

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About OIFC

Founded in 1979, OIFC is one of the leading investment and service companies and specializes in billing, collection and debt factoring for electricity, water and telecommunications services in the Sultanate. It serves as a central point for customers for the payment of all electricity, water and communications bills as well as the payment of benefits from the General Authority for Social Insurance. The company also provides prepaid recharging of telephone and electrical connections, renewal of subscriptions to digital leisure and entertainment platforms.

Joel C. Hicks