Sunday, 28 August 2016
OMIFCO TO PROVIDE RO50,000 WORTH PROSTHETIC DEVICES - MUSCAT
As part of its cooperation with the Ministry of Social Development (MoSD), Oman India Fertiliser Company signed three agreements to provide prosthetic devices worth RO50,000 to physically challenged on Thursday.
The agreement was signed by Ahmed bin Saeed al Mahrubi, director of finance, Omifco and officials of three charities, Oman Association for the Disabled, Al Noor Association for the Blind and Omani Society for the Hearing Impaired. Mahrubi said the agreements will not only help people with disability, but also promote their integration into the society.
Sultan bin Nasser al Amiri, head of the Board of Directors of Omani Society for Hearing Impaired, said that the agreement was important for the association as it will help meet requirements of the hearing impaired, specially students who are pursuing higher education.
Sultan bin Ahmed al Sabahi, deputy chairman of Al Noor Association said that the grant will help provide prosthetic as well assistive devices for the blind. Yahya bin Abdullah al Amiri, head of the Board of Directors, Oman Association for the Disabled, thanked MoSD and the company for its continued support. H E Dr Yahya bin Badr al Maawali, Under Secretary in MoSD, represented the ministry at the signing.
Source : Muscat Daily , 28th Aug 2016