Oman Transport Infrastructure Summit launches in Muscat
- Oman: Tuesday, September 11 - 2012 at 10:52
- PRESS RELEASE
Held in cooperation with the Oman's Ministry of Transport and Communications, the Sultanate's premier conference on transport infrastructure started in Muscat, featuring presence of some of the leading names in the industry.
Officials from supporting government organisations, including Muscat Municipality, Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Royal Oman Police, as well as foreign diplomats and ambassadors from Germany, USA, Spain, Austria, Korea and top executives from private entities were also in attendance at the event.
More than 140 highly influential decision makers from the regional transport industry have converged in Muscat this week to confer on topics such as: developing Oman's land transportation network; designing and building cost-effective and sustainable roads, tunnels and bridges; and developing an integrated and sustainable transport network to facilitate mobility during the three days.
"The ongoing support for this gathering of transportation industry influencers, from the Ministry of Transport and Communications as well as key government and private sector stakeholders, is a testimony of the recognition the Omani Government puts towards this sector and its importance for the country's economy. The representation of international companies as speakers, sponsors and delegates has significantly increased compared to the previous year, which is highly encouraging, and we are certain this summit provides them with the most beneficial way of doing business," says Symon Rubens, Managing Director of IQPC Middle East, Organiser of the Oman Transport Infrastructure Summit series.
The highly interactive workshops, panel discussions and networking sessions during this 2nd edition of the Sultanate's most influential summit on this topic bring together speakers such as:
•Eng. Salah bin Khalifah Al Shukaili, Director of Design Department, Ministry of Transport and Communications.
•Eng. Salim bin Said Al-Amri, Assistant of Director General of Roads for Maintenance and Land Transport, Head of Railway Team, Ministry of Transport & Communications.
•Howard Rosen, Chairman, Rail Working Group, Switzerland.
•Loay Ghazaleh, Advisor, Ministry of Works, Bahrain.
•Col. Mohammed bin Awadh Al Rowas, Director General of Traffic, Royal Oman Police.
•Mohammed Al Dhuhli, Director of Relationship and Advisory, Governance and Advisory Division, Information Technology Authority (ITA), Oman.
•Dr. Syed Anisuddin, Expert, Training and Development, MODES - Ministry of Defence Engineering Services.
Oman Transport Infrastructure Summit 2012 is sponsored by leading companies including: Vossloh Middle East, Artin Pouyan, Doka Muscat, Eco, Al Jaber Group, RMD Kiwkform, VOLKMANN & ROSSBACH, Elrich, Ernst & Young - Infrastructure and PPP Advisory, Medrail, Aecom, Rawasi-Colas, Jindal Steel, Larsen & Toubro, Oman Arab Bank, Oman Cables Industry, Pitchmastic and Vix Technology SEMENA.
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