Sul­tan Qa­boos award win­ners to be hon­oured at Omani In­dus­try Day event

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

Mus­cat – Win­ners of the Sul­tan Qa­boos In­dus­trial Ex­cel­lence Award for 2017-18 will be de­clared on the oc­ca­sion of the Omani In­dus­try Day.

The coun­try cel­e­brates Omani In­dus­try Day on Fe­bru­ary 9 each year which com­mem­o­rates the visit of His Majesty Sul­tan Qa­boos bin Said to Rusayl In­dus­trial Es­tate in 1991.

The 2017-18 win­ners along with the win­ners of the pre­vi­ous edi­tions will be hon­oured dur­ing an event to be held at Sher­a­ton Oman Ho­tel on Fe­bru­ary 11.

Dr Ali bin Ma­soud bin Ali al

Su­naidy, Min­is­ter of Com­merce and In­dus­try will grace the event.

He will meet in­dus­tri­al­ists to dis­cuss the chal­lenges they are fac­ing and the need to in­crease the con­tri­bu­tion of the in­dus­trial sec­tor to the GDP to aug­ment eco­nomic growth and de­vel­op­ment. The man­u­fac­tur­ing sec­tor is one of the fo­cus ar­eas of the na­tional eco­nomic di­ver­si­fi­ca­tion pro­gramme, Tan­feedh.

The Min­istry of Com­merce and In­dus­try (MoCI) has also al­lo­cated an award for the most in­no­va­tive fac­tory.

A prepara­tory sem­i­nar will be held on Thurs­day at Sher­a­ton Oman Ho­tel un­der the aus­pices of Eng Ahmed bin Has­san al Dheeb, Un­der­sec­re­tary in MoCI.

H E Dr Su­naidy

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