INJAZ Oman and OMINVEST Sign an Agreement to Support the Student Company Program

22nd July 2018, Muscat

INJAZ Oman and Oman International Development and Investment Company S.A.O.G. (OMINVEST), a leading investment group in the Sultanate, have recently signed an agreement to support and develop the skills of the Omani youth participating in the seventh edition of the “Student Company Program” delivered by INJAZ Oman. The Program falls within both company strategies to support education and promote entrepreneurship.

The agreement was signed by Khaula Bint Hamoud Al Harthy, Executive Director of INJAZ Oman and Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Balushi, Group Chief Executive Officer of OMINVEST.

Khaula Hamoud Al Harthy, Executive Director of INJAZ Oman said: “This agreement is a valuable addition to INJAZ Oman; it demonstrates the interest of the private sector, and specifically OMINVEST, in supporting innovation and entrepreneurship. We are pleased with this partnership, which is an important step in supporting Oman’s ambitious youth and will open wider horizons for students participating in the student company’s program and competition.”

Abdulaziz Mohammed Al Balushi, Group Chief Executive Officer of OMINVEST said: “We believe that helping develop the Omani youth’s skills is a social responsibility that needs the support and collaboration from all sectors and institutions. This agreement comes from our belief in the capabilities of the program, where the true investment is on individuals and innovation.”

(SUGGESTED) “We are pleased to be collaborating with INJAZ Oman to help support the Omani youth to develop their education, and provide them with the necessary entrepreneurship tools. The Company Program is aligned with OMINVEST corporate social responsibility strategy in supporting education, training and encouraging entrepreneurships”.

The Students Company Program comes in its seventh edition this year. It aims to provide a unique learning process for undergraduate students that will help them establish and manage leading companies, explore their potential ambitions and opportunities in the labor market, enrich their academic performance, support their positive behavior, and help them gain access to the entrepreneurial world.