Alizz Islamic bank launches cultural exchange program with Peking University

by | Jun 25, 2024 | 0 comments

MUSCAT – Alizz Islamic Bank recently launched the first-of its-kind cultural exchange program with the bank hosting 8 delegates from Peking University for a 12-day program that serves as a platform to enhance bilateral cooperation and outline the future trajectory of the two nations’ collaboration.
The Bank has a developed a comprehensive program through which the Chinese delegation will gain knowledge of the history of Oman, learn about Islamic banking and how it works, meet a number of officials in different institutions and visit some historical landmarks in the Sultanate of Oman. Alizz Islamic Bank is dedicated to building a community with a shared future for mankind, knowing the importance of an equal and orderly multipolar world and a universally beneficial and inclusive economic globalisation. The continuous collaboration between Alizz Islamic Bank and Peking University contributes to strengthening relations between both nations, marking a model of successful cooperation between nations with diverse backgrounds and systems.

In recent years, economic and cultural exchanges between China and Oman have witnessed significant and profound development and trade cooperation has flourished, with the bilateral trade volume reaching $30 billion by the end of 2023.

Ali Al Mani CEO of Alizz Islamic Bank, said: “We are honoured to launch this cultural exchange program with Peking University. It further cements the banks pioneering role in reinforcing the enduring friendship between both nations, building upon the cultural bonds and paving the way forward for enhanced collaboration in various domains. At Alizz Islamic Bank we believe that it is our civil duty to raise the profile of our beautiful nation and being one of the first dedicated Islamic banks in Oman we focus on sharing knowledge and experiences to support the development of Islamic Banking both locally and globally”

Peking University, also known as Beijing University, is a national public research University in Beijing, China. Within this esteemed educational institute is the ‘Sultan Qaboos Chair in Arabic Studies’. The objective of the Chair includes the teaching and learning of the Arabic language and literature to Chinese students in Peking University, encouraging research of the Arabic language, literature and culture, especially research on the Sultanate of Oman. It also encourages cultural exchanges between both countries.

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