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CBO Holds Annual Bankers’ Meeting5/8/2018 8:00:00 PMCBO Holds Annual Bankers’ MeetingCentral Bank of Oman on Tuesday, 8th May 2018 organized the Annual Bankers’ Meeting under the chairmanship of His Excellency Tahir bin Salim Al Amri, Executive President of the Central Bank of Oman<p style="text-align:justify;">Central Bank of Oman on Tuesday, 8th May 2018 organized the Annual Bankers’ Meeting under the chairmanship of His Excellency Tahir bin Salim Al Amri, Executive President of the Central Bank of Oman. The meeting was attended by CEOs and other higher management officials of banks operating in the Sultanate of Oman. The event highlighted CBO’s pivotal role in organizing, supervising, regulating and developing the monetary and financial system with focus on the banking sector. It also provided a platform to all the stakeholders of the banking sector for a constructive dialogue and collective discussions on economic conditions. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">Moreover, the gathering also helped to build and develop a mutually beneficial strong partnership between the CBO and the banking community intended to achieve common goals and continuous growth and stability in the country. </p><p style="text-align:justify;">During the course of the meeting, the participants discussed some of the pertinent issues and challenges facing the banking sector, pertaining to topics such as improving the asset quality of banks – particularly Restructured and Special Mention loans, accelerating credit flow to the SME sector, expanding financial inclusion, and leveraging fin-tech for increasing the efficiencies of the banking sector.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The discussions also covered main elements of defensive lines in the banks such as Internal Controls, Risk Management framework, compliance, Internal Audit and External Audit.<br></p>0x010100C568DB52D9D0A14D9B2FDCC96666E9F2007948130EC3DB064584E219954237AF3900075E4FF44B3F64489802BE694C5C6FB701001A1EADFFD0CD66409B1A45E335F4666A