Oman LNG Announces Launch Of Al Harah Initiative


A key agreement was signed between Oman LNG and the local Sur Municipal Committee. Oman LNG will raise the ante in their community engagement efforts through the “Harah” project; funding the establishment of three multipurpose outdoor facilities for the Wilayat of Sur and neighbouring communities. Through the project, Oman LNG aims to provide a better quality of life for the people living in the area.

The agreement will see the funding of the ‘Harah’ project which involves establishing a multipurpose playground from for children in three locations in Sur. The playground will also include equipment designed specifically to suit the disabled. The project aims to provide children and youth with ample opportunities to develop talent in an ideal environment. The additional locations will also serve as a meeting place to engage in gainful activities for the community.

Sheikh Musallam bin Said Al Mahrooqi, Wali of Sur, signed the agreement with Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Massan, Chief Executive Officer of Oman LNG Development Foundation.

“This agreement is in line with the company’s robust efforts to promote and upgrade social welfare for different segments of the society. This, in turn, encourages the building of a strong and vibrant society that values and cares for its people,” said Khalid Al Massan, CEO of Oman LNG Development Foundation.

Oman LNG has an ambitious vision and dedication towards corporate social responsibility (CSR) through the Oman LNG Development Foundation. The Foundation addresses many areas of social development in Oman, but in general comprises a Community Fund targeting initiatives related to the Sur Community where its world-class, three-train liquefaction plant is located; a National Fund that covers a wide swath of the company’s social development programmes across the nation; a Reserve Fund to address the sustainability and continuity of the company’s CSR programmes; and finally a Centre of Excellence to develop lasting CSR initiatives through partnering, knowledge sharing, funding and investments.

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