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Sohar Aluminium inks deal to set up training centre

Oman's Public Authority for Craft Industries (PACI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sohar Aluminium to set up a training centre on the company's premises in Sohar for aluminium craft work, Muscat Daily has reported. The two-year training programme aims to enable women to become entrepreneurs and produce aluminium handicrafts. According to the agreement, PACI will provide trainers and study material while Sohar Aluminium will provide the faculties and funding for the programme, while the centre will train selected women from low-income families in the local community in aluminium craft manufacturing.