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Sharjah, UAE – December 2018


Al-Bahar today announced the opening of its newest branch office in Sohar, Oman – through their sister company – Oasis Trading and Equipment Co. L.L.C. The branch was inaugurated officially on Wednesday, 14 th November 2018 at 4:00 pm. With this opening, Oasis now has four locations (Muscat, Sohar, Salalah and Nizwa) serving the customers in the Sultanate Of Oman.

The grand opening ceremony was held under the patronage and in the presence of Eng. Salim Al Maqbali, Deputy Manager, Royal Court/Sohar Development Office and Eng. Khalid Al Alwai, Assets Manager, Sohar Port & Free Zone. The opening was celebrated with ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a dinner reception. Other guest of honour at the event included dignitaries like the Mayor of Sohar Municipality,
Director of Sohar Commercial Commerce and CEO of Sohar Port Authority.


Commenting on the new branch opening, Bashar Al Barghouthi, quoted: “Oman being a very crucial market for us, we at Oasis Trading are very pleased to have expanded our network here. For over 60 years, we have been providing machine and power solutions to the Middle Eastern region, and with each branch, we intend to reaffirm our commitment to assuring customer value. Our customer-centric thinking behind this expansion comes from the aspiration to provide our best-in-class products and services to our valued customers, at their convenience”.

“The opening of the Sohar branch is a part of Oasis Vision to meet growing customer business needs and provide support for their new projects and operations. Additionally, we foresee a boost in the Quarry market in Sohar with the development of the port area, resulting in need of more local support and machinery,” added Bashar.

The new 10,000 square meter branch located at University Street next to the Sohar University, will offer the complete fleet of Al-Bahar’s services, including dedicated service centres and exclusive parts inventory. The new workshop can handle twelve machines at the same time, with the support of a team of specialized technicians. Omani businesses, looking for dependable support for their Cat Equipment along with exhaustive stock of new parts, can now be assured to find it at Oasis Sohar.


In addition to the well-known names from the industry, the ceremony saw a participation of over 85 customer representatives and many from the local and Al-Bahar head offices. The event gave all attendees an excellent platform to witness and experience the wide range of Cat® Machines, Generators and Parts on display, with Exclusive Promotional Offer. For a glimpse of Oasis service capabilities, the guests were given a walk through across the new workshop & Parts warehouse. Many capitalized on the opportunity to discuss and find solutions to their business concerns and challenges.

Qais Alkurdi, Sohar Branch Supervisor, Al-Bahar added, “We see the opening of this new branch in Sohar, Oman, as an excellent opportunity to extend our local presence, contributing continuously to the various industries we serve.

For more information on the products and services offered by Al-Bahar, visit www.albahar.com

About Al-Bahar

For more than 60 years, Mohamed Abdulrahman Al-Bahar has proved to be one of the most favoured and trusted companies within the Machinery and Power system trading industry in the Middle East. With a holistic range of solutions for power system needs ranging from power generators, switchgears, load banks and all other related accessories, Al-Bahar provides total turnkey power systems solutions for the Marine, Oil and Gas, Industrial and Electric Power Generation industries. Headquartered in Sharjah, U.A.E, Al-Bahar holds strength of around 3,000 team members, spread across all its functional branches. For more information, visit www.albahar.com