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Ithraa leads business march on Italy

Forum will promote Oman’s business climate and investment opportunities to Italian companies in many sectors.

Final preparations are underway for an ‘Invest in Oman’ week in Milan, Italy, next week.

Organized by Ithraa from September 16 to 19, the Forum will promote Oman’s business climate and investment opportunities to Italian companies in the logistics, agriculture, food, infrastructure and transport sectors.

The Omani delegation will be led by HE Mohsin Al Balushi, Adviser of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and includes representatives from the Supreme Council for Planning, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Oman Food Investment Holding Company, Port of Salalah, Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm, Ministry of Finance, Oman Air, Oman Rail, Oman Investment Fund, Omran, State General Reserve Fund, Al Rafd Fund, Public Establishment for Industrial Estates, Be’ah, Royal Oman Police, Oman International Exhibition Center and Riyada. Select Omani companies from target sectors will also attend.

HE Mohsin Al Balushi said: “This initiative shows our commitment to increase the bilateral trade between Oman and Italy. The goal of our Italy visit is to raise Oman’s investment profile and generate interest. Given that Italy is one of the biggest players in agriculture and construction, we look to this event to create new avenues of collaboration that will enrich both nations.”

According to His Highness Sayyid Faisal Al Said, Ithraa’s Director General for Investment Promotion: “Italy has a diversified industrial economy. It is driven in large part by the manufacture of high-quality consumer goods produced by small and medium-sized enterprises, many of them family owned. Having huge potential in the agriculture, construction, and service sectors.”