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Officials at the signing ceremony

Sohar International signs deal with Burjeel Hospital

MUSCAT, July 4, 2019

Sohar International, a leading bank in Oman, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Burjeel Hospital to offer a range of special services to its customers.

Under the one-year agreement, Sohar International’s cardholders will be entitled to a range of services at Burjeel Hospital that include – 20 per cent discount on all consultations and two general practitioner, one cardiology and two dental consultations free in a year for out-patients; 10 per cent discount and an upgrade to the royal suite for in-patients; 20 per cent discount on diagnostics; free ambulance service; one free health checkup for credit cardholders and 50 per cent discount for their family members; and a 20 per cent discount on physiotherapy.

Health has been a crucial component of our social responsibility initiatives, and we have been exploring new ways to make a difference to our customers’ lives," remarked Khalil Al Hedaifi, the chief retail banking officer of Sohar International, after sigbning the deal with Dr Rohil Raghavan, the regional CEO-VPS Oman of Burjeel Hospital.

"Providing winning offers and promotions, we are pleased to enter into this strategic alliance, as the benefits go a long way in ensuring our customers healthful life," he stated.

“Taking every opportunity to create an overarching concept of ‘responsive banking’ to help customers achieve their goals, we always aim to put our customers in a winning position yet again,” he added.

Under the “Interactive Easy Payment Plan” programme, Sohar International’s credit card (gold, platinum, signature and infinite) customers will be able to make payments in equal installments over a 3, 6 or 12 month period with zero interest rate for any medical bill amounting to RO200 ($519) and above, made at any of Burjeel Hospital Oman’s branches.

Customers will be notified of their Easy Payment Plan within 48 hours via SMS by Sohar International, it added.-TradeArabia News Service


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