Oman Investment Forum 2012 to provide strategic insights into latest investment opportunities in Oman
- Oman: Thursday, September 20 - 2012 at 09:18
- PRESS RELEASE
Subsequent to an exceptionally successful maiden edition displaying Oman as an investment destination, MEED Events and their strategic event partner, the Public Authority for Investment Promotion & Export Development (PAIPED) are proud to present the Oman Investment Forum 2012 to be held between 08 and 09 October, 2012 in Muscat.
This will be an exclusive opportunity to be privy to the latest on Oman's economy and the updated expenditures for Oman's major sectors from 2013 to 2015.
Government officials will reveal their visions, strategic roadmap and investor incentives along with providing an overview of current and new business opportunities in Oman's projects market, currently valued at $55bn.
Highlights of the event include a keynote address by HE Yahya Said Al Jabri, Chairman of the Special Economic Zone at Duqm who will give a strategic overview on the key milestones achieved at Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZ) as well as present on the upcoming infrastructure project opportunities for consultants, contractors and service providers in each of the development phases for Duqm SEZ.
Ministerial representatives also speaking at the event include HE Salim Al Aufi, CEO, Public Authority for Civil Aviation who will present on the latest developments and opportunities for Oman's regional airports; HE Dr Ali Talib al Hinai, Undersecretary Planning, Ministry of Health, who will deliver an overview of Oman's healthcare facilities construction master plan and HE Khalifa Bin Mubarak Al Hinai, Ministry Advisor, Ministry of Oil and Gas, who will give exclusive insight on Oman's multibillion oil & gas project opportunities. His Excellency Mohammed bin Al-Zubair, Adviser to His Majesty for Economic Planning Affairs will be the chief guest for the opening ceremony on 08 October 2012.
"This edition of Oman Investment Forum will be a must-attend for those interested in investment prospects in the Sultanate, as it promises to be a unique networking opportunity wherein Oman's private sector and international investors will exchange their views on best practice strategies for running a successful business," said Edmund O'Sullivan, Chairman MEED Events.
Other confirmed speakers at the event include Marcos Beluco, Country Manager-Vale; Wael Al-Lawati, Chief Executive Officer -Omran; Pankaj Khimji, Director- Khimji Ramdas; Qais Saud Al Zakwani, Deputy Executive Director- Authority for Electricity Regulation, Oman; Mohamed Al Maskeri, Director General- Knowledge Oasis Muscat; Angus Hindley, Research Director- MEED Insight and Dr. Axel Goehler, Honorary Consul-Honorary Consulate of theHashemite Kingdom of Jordan among others.
Spread across two days, the conference will encompass macroeconomic trends and outlook for Oman's economy as well as upcoming project opportunities across Oman's tourism and real estate, transport, project funding and industrial ports & free zones on the first day coming to a close with conversations and drinks.
The next day, the discussions will entail social infrastructure projects including healthcare & education as well as opportunities across Oman's oil & gas, power & water and industrial sectors.
The event will be preceded by a Master class on 07 October by Sridhar Sridharan, Managing Partner -Ernst & Young Oman on "Successfully setting up a business and operating in Oman" which will provide an outline of the legal aspects, financing and funding options for various business structures as well as the talent development requirements and initiatives for investment in Oman.
The Oman Investment Forum 2012 is being organised by MEED Events and their strategic event partner the Public Authority for Investment Promotion & Export Development (PAIPED).
Articles in this section are primarily provided directly by the companies appearing or PR agencies which are solely responsible for the content. The companies concerned may use the above content on their respective web sites provided they link back to http://www.ameinfo.com
Any opinions, advice, statements, offers or other information expressed in this section of the AMEinfo.com Web site are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of AME Info FZ LLC / 4C. AME Info FZ LLC / 4C is not responsible or liable for the content, accuracy or reliability of any material, advice, opinion or statement in this section of the AMEinfo.com Web site.