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TRUCKOMAN Signs Deal with Ministries

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Sun, 27 November 2005



MUSCAT - TRUCKOMAN has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Manpower and the International Maritime College of Oman on the provision of Scholarships lasting five years, to Students at the College, which will enable some families with limited means to study for top positions in the Maritime Industry.

Commodore (Retd) Issa Mohammed Kalendar al Raisi signed the agreement for IMCO,  Dr. Abdulkarim al Mughairi, DG of Occupational Standards and Curriculum development for the Ministry of Manpower, Dr Saeed al Rubai, general Manager of private Colleges and Universities for the Ministry of higher Education and Faisal bin Mohammed al Yousef, Chief Operating Officer, for TRUCKOMAN.

Faisal, acting on behalf of Dr. Mohammed bin Moosa al Yousuf, board Chairman  of TRUCKOMAN greeted his Majesty of Sultan on the 35th National Day.

Faisal said scholarships offered by the company to students belonging to social security families are considered a humble contribution to the country's service and a way of expressing gratitude to the Royal attention accorded to the private sector.

He thanked IMCO, headed by its Chairman his Highness  Sayyid Shihab bin Tareq al Said, for helping streamline procedures and obtaining an approval for the Company's Proposal. He also thanked Manpower Minister Jumaa bin Ali al Jumaa for supporting the idea.

The Company sponsored the Studies of 9 Omani Students at IMCO. The step, which coincides with the 35th National Day celebrations is seen as a means of responding to the directives of His Majesty the Sultan to provide more private sector support, in terms of training, to the Omani Youth.