Muscat: Leading poets of Kolkata, India Author Priyanka Banerjee and Author Ipsita Ganguli had the rare honour of being hosted and felicitated in Sultanate of Oman by Motivational Strips Headquarters, Best Western Premier, Speedy Enterprises and Raysut United Development LLC yesterday . It was for the first time in world history that a group of leading corporates had partnered with a literary forum to sponsor a mammoth global poetry contest.



The two poetry champions had won the rendition category in Be A Star poetry contest conducted by Motivational Strips, the world’s most active writers forum, and offered a full paid trip to Oman with a luxurious felicitation event at Best Western Hotel in Muscat yesterday. They were honored with expensive gifts, mementos and accolades.


Notable guests to the event was Sheikh Said Ahmed Al Mashikhi, Managing Director of Raysut United Development LLC, a leading corporate entity importing gold and frankincense, Best Western Premier Hotel General Manager Mr Abdul Samad, Speedy Enterprises Managing Director Mr Shakthi Prasad Jayadev, Akbar group and silver line trading representation Mr Ajay Rishi, Speedy Enterprises LLC Operations head Saril Mohan and Muhammed Shoaib


The founder and president of Motivational Strips, Shiju H Pallithazheth thanked the corporate sponsors for the support extended to world poetry through Be A Star contest.


Sheikh Said Al Mashikhi stated ‘Oman is open to poets, and poetry is much appreciated by the country. It’s a divine art that has to be accorded all respect’ . Sheikh Said also added that Oman is glad to welcome more poets in the coming years. Best Western Premier GM Abdul Samad said their hotel group would keep supporting literary activities of Motivational Strips and thanked all guests for making it a delightful evening . Speedy’s Managing Director Shakthy Prasad said that their entire fleet of rental vehicles would be open to host more literary poets such as Ipsita and Priyanka, while mentioning that the entity is always open to empower world poetry. Ajay Rishi said that he is looking forward to see more poets making as winners in such contests. Author Priyanka and Author Ipsita stated that they felt much honored, respected and pampered in Oman. They added that the hospitality of Oman is a remarkable example of greater living, ideal etiquettes and mutual respect. The media coordination head of Motivational Strips Sreekala P Vijayan coordinated the virtual exposure of the entire event.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *