MUSCAT – Supporting the community where it needs it most, Ooredoo held its first annual meet and greet with charity associations. Ooredoo’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team, led by Chairperson of the CSR Sponsorship Committee and Chief People Officer, Amaal Abdul-Khaliq Al Lawati, was joined by a number of stakeholders and key members of charity associations. The purpose of the event was to discuss the company’s long-term CSR strategy, Ooredoo Goodwill, and the support of their partners, while continuing to serve the best interests of society and promote economic, social and environmental sustainability.
Divided into two events, the associations’ representatives in the first included Sayyida Dr. Noor Bader Al Busaidi, Chairperson of the Omani Society for Diabetes; Dr. Waheed Al-Kharousi, Chairman of the Oman Cancer Association; and Her Highness Sayyida Hujaija Bin Jaifer Al Said, Chairperson of the Association for the Welfare of Handicapped Children. The second session included Maisa Al Hinai, Head of Admin and Social Media at Dar Al Ata’a; Abdul Rab Al Yafei, Founder, and Fatma Al Shanfari, Media Dept, of Omani Bahja Orphan Society; Ahmed Al-Hattali, Media and Public Relations Officer and Saeed Al-Masoudi, Financial Auditor of the Oman Charitable Organization; and Khalsa Al Salti, Community and Media Initiatives at the Ministry of Health.
Amaal Al Lawati, Chief People Officer at Ooredoo, said, “Our CSR strategy is constantly evolving, with current issues in mind. We work in collaboration with a variety of charitable associations and government organisations to achieve our shared goals, and events like the meet and greet are great ways for us to exchange ideas, to make sure Ooredoo Goodwill goes further. The CSR team is excited and looking forward to arranging a range of live host sessions, online forums, guidance and tips for the associations, mainly in social media and related fields. Overall, Ooredoo is strengthening relationships with the associations and promoting future cooperation, while ensuring that they can continue to carry out their important work in our society.”