NBO - News & Updates

​Read​ the latest news on our products and services, as well as analysis and commentary from our specialists.

23 Feb 2016 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman launches digital banking solutions for private and public sector organizations

National Bank of Oman ("NBO") has announced the launch of its fully integrated business to business (B2B) solution for government and top corporate clients.

27 Dec 2015 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman’s Innovation Lab ‘Ibtikar’ Encourages Employees to Develop Innovative Financial Solutions

National Bank of Oman provided a platform for its employees to encourage the conceptualization of new and innovative ideas and solutions that could enhance business processes and improve customers' banking experience.

24 Feb 2015 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman wins ‘Oman Asset Manager of the Year’ at MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards 2015

​National Bank of Oman was recently announced as the "Oman Asset Manager of the Year" at the MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards 2015.  Led by National Bank of Oman's Deputy General Manager and Deputy Head of Wholesale Banking, Sayyid Wasfi bin Jamshid Al Said, a team of senior management members collected the award at a ceremony held at the Ritz Carlton DIFC, Dubai, and attended by leading figures from the Middle East's financial community.

24 Feb 2015 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman’s Digital Leadership Journey Continues with the Launch of a 24/7 Online Learning Academy

The National Bank of Oman's Academy of Excellence, the training arm of the Bank, today continued to demonstrate its focus on technology and innovation with the launch of its e-learning delivery channel, @cademy 24x7.

21 Jul 2014 | Muscat, Oman

Until September 25, 2014, Muzn Islamic Banking is providing special low rates for its Shari’a-compliant Car Financing package

Muzn Islamic Banking, which is a part of National Bank of Oman, has recently launched an exclusive Auto Financing promotion to help its customers purchase their car of choice. The offer, which will run up to September 25, 2014, is aimed to provide financial facilities to customers, who are looking to purchase a new vehicle at an attractive equivalent pricing of  just 1.9% per annum.​

12 Oct 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman lauded for ‘excellence in project finance’ by dossier-construction

National Bank of Oman was recently awarded for ‘Excellence in Project Finance’ at the 2014 Dossier Construction Awards & Summit, held recently in Muscat, Oman. The Bank was recognized for its leading role and support of Oman’s industrial and infrastructure sectors, including Phase 1 of the Frontier Town Project undertaken by Duqm Development Company (DDC) and Oman Refineries and Petrochemicals Company (ORPIC).​

19 Aug 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman scores hat-trick at Banker Middle East Awards

National Bank of Oman has scored a hat-trick at the Banker Middle East Product Awards Oman in recognition of its ability to deliver exceptional levels of customer service across the breadth of its operations. Mr Ahmed Al-Musalmi, Chief Executive Officer of National Bank of Oman, was presented with the awards for “Best Customer Service,” “Best Call Centre” and “Best Premium Banking” during a ceremony at the bank’s head office in Muscat.

01 Jul 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman and Qatar Airways launch series of summer offers

​National Bank of Oman and Qatar Airways have announced a series of summer promotions as part of their recent alliance. The various offers will give National Bank of Oman Visa cardholders the chance to win flights, claim discounts on holidays and tickets as well as earn extra frequent flyer miles when travelling with Qatar Airways.​

31 Aug 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman’s Academy of Excellence Continues to Focus on Delivering a Comprehensive Staff Development Programme

​The National Bank of Oman’s Academy of Excellence, the training arm of the Bank, recently conducted a session on ‘Effective Communication Skills’, created to help employees improve their productivity and efficiency by cultivating their communications abilities. In total, 15 National Bank of Oman employees benefited from the training, which took place between 12th and 14th August 2014.

12 Oct 2014 | Muscat, Oman

Hamood Al Harthy completes Oman Team competing in National Bank of Oman Golf Classic

The three-man Oman National Golf Team have accepted individual sponsor’s invitations from the National Bank of Oman to play in the National Bank of Oman Golf Classic at Almouj Golf, The Wave, Muscat, on Thursday, October 30-Sunday, November 2.

08 Sep 2014 | Muscat, Oman

20 National Bank of Oman Al Kanz Customers Win a Total Cash Prize of OMR 100,000

​National Bank of Oman announced the winners of its flagship Al Kanz prize draw of RO 100,000 for the month of July, which was held at The Wave Al Mouj yesterday, under the patronage of Mr. Ghassan Al Hashar, Director of Investments at Public Authority Social Insurance (PASI).

12 Oct 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman’s pioneers Branch Operational Excellence training programme

National Bank of Oman has recently launched a new training programme, Branch Operational Excellence, across all 64 of its branches. The training initiative has been established to help National Bank of Oman employees enhance customers’ personal experiences when visiting a branch by providing a better, faster and more efficient service.

29 Sep 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman conducts international roadshow ahead of potential bond issue

​National Bank of Oman today announced the conclusion of a successful investor roadshow as the bank seeks to enhance its visibility in key international markets and assess stakeholder interest in a potential bond issue of over US$500 million, subject to market conditions.​​

09 Sep 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman employees complete Cambridge University “Future Leaders Programme”

​The National Bank of Oman has hosted a ceremony for members of staff who completed the “Future Leaders Programme”, an academic course designed and run by Cambridge University’s Judge Business School, a world-renowned business education institution. 

07 Sep 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman’s Academy of Excellence runs Sales Star training programme

The National Bank of Oman’s Academy of Excellence, the training arm of National Bank of Oman, recently conducted a Sales Star training program, designed to enable employees to develop their sales skills.

08 Sep 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman conducts Hayyakom programme for newcomers

National Bank of Oman’s Academy of Excellence, the training arm of the Bank, conducted a Hayyakom programme to welcome and induct new employees.​​

01 Sep 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman announces the launch of its SWIFT Message Service.

As part of its continuing endeavour to provide customers with market-leading products and services, National Bank of Oman (“NBO”) today announced the launch of its SWIFT message service.

31 Aug 2014 | Muscat, Oman

National Bank of Oman’s Academy of Excellence Continues to Focus on Staff Development Programmes

​The National Bank of Oman’s Academy of Excellence, the training arm of the Bank, recently conducted a program on ‘Effective Communication Skills, created to help employees improve their productivity and efficiency by developing their communication abilities.​

01 Oct 2014 | Muscat

National Bank of Oman’s US$500 million bond issue heavily oversubscribed by more than three times

Following a highly successful international investor roadshow, National Bank of Oman today announced that the first bond issuance under its new Euro Medium-Term Note (EMTN) programme was more than three times oversubscribed.

29 Sep 2014 | Oman

National Bank of Oman fulfills customer requirements and opens new “Al Sadara” Center in Sur

National Bank of Oman is delighted to announce that it has recently opened its first “Sadara Center” in Sharqiyah Governorate.​​​​

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