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Oman's Saud Bahwan Group chairman dead

Shaikh Saud Salim Abdullah Bahwan Al Mukahini, chairman of the Saud Bahwan Group, died in France on Wednesday. His body will be kept at Wattayeh Mosque, it is learnt.

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 23:43 August 20, 2008
  • Gulf News

Muscat: Shaikh Saud Salim Abdullah Bahwan Al Mukahini, chairman of the Saud Bahwan Group, died in France on Wednesday. His body will be kept at Wattayeh Mosque, it is learnt.

A self-made man, Shaikh Saud, began his career at the age of nine, using a wooden Dhow to transport his trading goods to far-off places. He entered the corporate world over 30 years ago and now the company. with 9,400 employees, boasts of annual sales turn over of $3billion (about Dh10.95 billion).

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