Oman, Qatar sign MoU for food pro­duc­tion, joint in­vest­ment, ex­port of prod­ucts to Qatar

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

Mus­cat - An of­fi­cial ses­sion of talks be­tween the sul­tanate and Qatar was held at the Min­istry of Agri­cul­ture and Fish­eries (MoAF) in Mus­cat on Sun­day.

The ses­sion was chaired from the sul­tanate's side by H E Dr Fuad bin Ja'afar bin Mo­hammed al Sa­jwani, Min­is­ter of Agri­cul­ture and Fish­eries and from the Qatari side by Mo­hammed bin Ab­dul­lah al Ru­maihi, Min­is­ter of Mu­nic­i­pal­ity and En­vi­ron­ment.

The ses­sion fo­cused on var­i­ous fields such as agri­cul­ture, live­stock and fish­eries.

Dur­ing the ses­sion, a mem­o­ran­dum of un­der­stand­ing (MoU) was also signed be­tween the coun­tries per­tain­ing to food pro­duc­tion and mar­ket­ing, joint in­vest­ment and ex­port of Omani prod­ucts to Qatar.

H E Dr Sa­jwani said that the MoU seeks to ex­plore pos­si­ble op­por­tu­ni­ties for in­vest­ment.

Ru­maihi said that Qatar has in­vest­ments in var­i­ous fields in the sul­tanate and that Qatar as­pires to in­vest in the Spe­cial Eco­nomic Zone in Duqm in ar­eas of food in- dus­try, strate­gic stor­age and in­vest­ment in some fish­ing ports, as well as the devel­op­ment of in­fra­struc­ture and urban projects within the urban plan­ning of the coastal ar­eas, es­pe­cially fish­ing har­bours due to their im­por­tance to food se­cu­rity.

The ses­sion was at­tended by H E Dr Ahmed bin Nasser al Bakri, Un­der­sec­re­tary for Agri­cul­ture, H E Ha­mad bin Said al Oufi, Un­der­sec­re­tary for Fish­eries and di­rec­tors gen­eral in MoAF.

Qatar as­pires to in­vest in Spe­cial Eco­nomic Zone in Duqm in ar­eas of food in­dus­try Mo­hammed bin Ab­dul­lah al Ru­maihi

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