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