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5th Oman Economic Forum concludes


Muscat: 5th Oman Economic Forum concluded this evening at Barr Al Jissah Hotel with two sessions on the most significant investment attracting factors,  in addition to boosting entrepreneurship through small and medium enterprises.

The first session discussed the most significant investment attracting factors through dealing with the industrial areas, economic zones and logistics city in South Al Batinah, providing basic infrastructure, services efficiency and competition in basic services sectors, in addition to a review of successful investment experiences in this field.

The second session dealt with entrepreneurship through small and medium enterprises by referring to the leading role of 'Riyada' program in boosting entrepreneurship environment, Al Raffd Fund, future plans and light industries city in serving the small and medium enterprises, in addition to reviewing the successful experiences in the field of small and medium enterprises.

It is worth mentioning that the 2-day forum was organized by the ministry of Commerce and industry in coordination with the State’s Reserve Fund, the Special Economic Zone of A’Duqm, Central Bank of Oman and Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the participation of more than 500 investors, and businessmen from inside and outside the Sultanate , including more than 100 representatives and head of sovereign investment and pension funds and international investment funds, in addition to official and trade delegations from the Islamic Republic of Iran, the People's Republic of China, Japan, Turkey and other Asian countries.

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