Mwasalat and Oman LNG signed an agreement to establish a solar-powered bus stop
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Mwasalat and Oman LNG signed an agreement to establish a solar-powered bus stop

Muscat, Oman

28. October. 2018



Oman National Transport Company "Mwasalat" and Oman LNG Development Foundation inked an agreement to support funding a solar-powered bus stop in Muscat Governorate. The agreement aims to strengthen public transport plans, which play a pivotal role in promoting the logistics sector of the Sultanate.


The pact signed comes to support the synergy and collaboration existing between the two companies, and further strengthening the links of co-operation by providing a raft of facilities which ultimately enhances the quality of services provided and leverages the end-user experience of the public transport services. The agreement comes aligned with Oman LNG Development Foundation has provided several social initiatives that complement the government's efforts to nurture the culture of using public transport.


The accord reflects Oman LNG and its Development Foundation encouragement’s to use of alternative clean energy sources, particularly the solar power, as Oman LNG has championed several solar power projects.


This agreement underscores Mwasalat's keenness to promote the public transport sector and develop its services in various fields, in addition to appreciating the efforts of the Oman LNG Development Corporation in its tangible role to support the social responsibility programmes as well as diversifying alternatives and options that contribute significantly to reducing From reliance on government subsidies to the public transport sector.


The agreement was signed by Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdullah Al-Massan, CEO of Oman LNG Development Foundation and Ahmed Bin Ali Al Balushi, CEO of Mwasalat.


Oman National Transport Company, "Mwasalat", is one of the leading national companies in

ASYAD, a government holding company. ASYAD provides integrated logistics services which  manages a diverse portfolio that includes free zones, ports, transport companies and logistics support services companies. The Company identifies innovative opportunities to create value and become a leader in this vibrant sector, where it delivers competitive multi-modal logistics services.


Oman LNG has an ambitious vision and dedication towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) delivered 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 large 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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