DCIAS cel­e­brates 5th year of suc­cess

The fifth edi­tion of Dossier Con­struc­tion’s In­fra­struc­ture Awards & Sum­mit brought in­dus­try lead­ers un­der one roof

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MUSCAT: Lead­ing names of the con­struc­tion, in­fra­struc­ture, real es­tate, man­u­fac­tur­ing and de­sign & en­gi­neer­ing con­sul­tan­cies par­tic­i­pated in Dossier Con­struc­tion’s In­fra­struc­ture Awards & Sum­mit 2017, or­gan­ised on Oc­to­ber 25 at Sher­a­ton Oman.

This year marked the fifth edi­tion of the event and was or­gan­ised un­der the aus­pices of the Min­istry of Trans­port & Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, Min­istry of Hous­ing, and Pub­lic Author­ity for Elec­tric­ity & Wa­ter and en­dorsed by the Spe­cial Eco­nomic Zone Author­ity Duqm, Pub­lic Es­tab­lish­ment for In­dus­trial En- ter­prises, and Qatar’s Pub­lic Works Author­ity (Ashghal). The event was di­vided into two parts – sum­mit in the first half of the day and an awards func­tion in the evening.

Na­jeeb Al Rawas, un­der­sec­re­tary, Min­istry of En­vi­ron­ment and Cli­mate Af­fairs was the chief guest at the sum­mit and the Guest of Hon­our was Dr Eng. Saad bin Ah­mad Al Muhan­nadi, Pres­i­dent, The Pub­lic Works Author­ity (Ashghal), Qatar who also de­liv­ered the key­note speech. Sheikh Salim bin Mus­ta­hail Al Mashani, vicechair­man of the Muscat Over­seas Group also at­tended the sum­mit.

Key play­ers from the in­dus­try sup­ported the event as spon­sors and part­ners. So­har Steel Group and Doka were the plat­inum spon­sors; S&T In­te­ri­ors & Con­tract­ing and Jin­dal Pan­ther Re­bars, were gold spon­sors; Voltamp En­ergy, Power Part­ner for the event; Port of Duqm, was the Oil & Gas ses­sion spon­sor; BEC Group, Car­rier, OSCO, Ghan­toot Group, Oman Porce­lain, Kunooz Oman Hold­ing, Mid­dle East En­gi­neer­ing So­lu­tions and Masin Projects, were the sil­ver spon­sors.

Ara­bia Fal­con In­sur­ance was the in­sur­ance part­ner; Proscape, was the sup­port part­ner; and F&M Mid­dle East, was the de­sign con- sul­tant part­ner for the event. Dossier Con­struc­tion’s In­fra­struc­ture Awards & Sum­mit 2017 was also sup­ported by Gu­jarat Cham­ber of Com­merce & In­dus­try, Em­bassy of Kenya, Ad­van­tage Aus­tria, Atkins, Re­nardet and KEO.

Times of Oman and Al Shabiba were the me­dia part­ners; Busi­ness In­ter­na­tional Group was the light & sound part­ner, and RMP was the print sup­port part­ner.

Later in the evening, the awards func­tion was held to fe­lic­i­tate the best in­dus­try per­form­ers, prac­tices, tech­nolo­gies and projects. Dr Rashid bin Al Safi Al Hu­raibi, chair­man of the Ten­der Board, was the chief guest for the evening. Salim Al Masha­nialso at­tended the awards func­tion.

Over­all, 28 awards were pre­sented to the de­serv­ing com­pa­nies, pro­fes­sion­als and in­dus­try lead­ers across var­i­ous cat­e­gories. The event cul­mi­nated with the pre­sen­ta­tion of cov­eted ‘Busi­ness Leader of the Year Award’ to Sheikh Salim bin Ahmed Al Ghaz­ali, chair­man of Golden Group Hold­ing.

The event is in­sti­tuted by Dossier-Con­struc­tion mag­a­zine, Oman’s first and only busi­ness-to­busi­ness (B2B) mag­a­zine on the con­struc­tion sec­tor, pub­lished by United Me­dia Ser­vices.

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