Muscat: 90-second film titled Tell Us Your Story featuring prominent personalities from different walks of life in Oman telling everyone how accidents don't spare anyone has been launched.
Safety First, Oman's leading road safety organisation, launched the campaign during the World Cup Qualifying match between Oman and Australia yesterday.
The film features personalities such as Sultan bin Hamdoon Al Harthy, chairman of Muscat Municipality, Khalil Al Khonji, chairman, OCCI, Shukoor Al Ghammary, former head of Omani Women's Association, Ali Al Habsi, Oman national football team captain, Fatma Al Nabhani, professional tennis player, Hamed Al Wahaibi, former rally champion and road safety advocate, Major Said bin Mohammed Al Baddai, director of Public Relations, ROP, Saleh Zaal, actor, Khamis Al Balushi, manager, Oman TV2 and Khalid bin Saleh Al Zadjali, broadcaster.
In the film all of them share their story related to an accident."All people filmed in this video, talk of the person they know who was killed in a road accident. The ages range from children to the elderly, showing the full scale of the problem,- said a representative of Safety First.
Former rally champion Hamed Al Wahaibi, who along with Ali Habsi is the face of this campaign said, "This film focuses on the wider impact of road accidents on Oman's roads, encouraging people to talk about their loss. It is hard to find a person who has in some way, not suffered as a result of an accident, myself included.-
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