Based on their genuine belief in their social responsibility, Sohar Aluminium, Orpic and Vale had a vision of a collaborative Social Responsibility Foundation that can translate their commitment to the community where they operate into social projects that touch the needs of the people. This vision was realized in 2011 with the formation of Jusoor.

The approach of the Foundation is based on a strategy of broadly structured social investment, designed for short, medium and long-term horizons, and managed in a professional manner. This strategy is constructed jointly with government, civil society organizations, partners and other related organizations, based on a shared vision. This distinctive approach taken by the Foundation makes it a model in terms of developing links and partnerships between the public and private sectors and leveraging local resources.

Jusoor Vision – To generate value to Oman, especially for the communities where we operate, through the implementation of sustainable and transparent socioeconomic development, contributing to the reputational value of our social investors.

Jusoor Mission – To promote initiatives that leads to the sustainable and transparent socioeconomic development in the communities where we operate.

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The Arab International Aluminium Conference (ARABAL) is the premium platform for the aluminium industries in the Arab world. It is hosted on rotation basis by the primary aluminium manufacturers in the region, who collectively produced 5,229,115 tonnes of aluminium in 2016.

Sohar Aluminium is the proud host of the 21st ARABAL Conference, taking place from Monday 6th to Thursday 9th November 2017, in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

This year’s conference agenda is structured to focus on the “Driving Strategic Growth across the Global Aluminium Industry”.

ARABAL comprises a strategic conference focusing on the current industry prospects and challenges, a site tour to Sohar Aluminium smelter, an international exhibition and various other workshops, meetings, and entertainment activities.

Mr. Mohammed Al Naki founded ARABAL in 1981 to establish greater cooperation between leaders in the Arab Aluminium Industry and the global players.

The first ARABAL conference was held in 1983 in Kuwait, when Kuwait Aluminium Co. began fulfilling a vision to establish a platform for collaboration and development for the aluminium industry in the region.

Over the past 36 years, ARABAL has become an event of international repute, bringing together industry leaders from around the world to discuss current issues as well as explore businesses and investment opportunities in the region.

Today ARABAL sees the participation of more than 500 top executives to attend its conference, and thousands to visit its exhibition. To see more details about GAC please visit the website:

In 2017, Sohar Aluminium hosted and organised the ARABAL conference in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. For more information, please visit the website

The Gulf Aluminium Council


The GAC is a coordinating body that represents, promotes and protects the interests of the aluminium industry within the Gulf. The council’s main objectives are to provide a forum to develop strategies for common issues and concerns facing the aluminium industry in the region, and to share best practices to improve the efficiency of the industry.

The GAC supports the successful growth of the aluminium industry in the GCC by enhancing the working environment in the industry through the adoption of highest safety work practices, commitment to protecting the environment and safeguarding the health and well-being of its employees and communities. Through the council, GAC members continually explore opportunities for synergy between their operations this will further improve the region’s international competitiveness.

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