South Sharqiyah Economic Forum kicks off in Sur
Muscat - Activities of South Sharqiyah Economic Forum began at Sunaysilah Fort in the wilayat of Sur on Sunday under the patronage of H E Sheikh Saif bin Mohammed al Shabibi, Minister of Housing.
The seven-day forum, themed ‘Sustainable Economy’, is being organised by the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) in the Governorate of South Sharqiyah.
The event aims to increase the economic activities and purchasing power in the governorate in various sectors and invigorate the economic sector, as well as promote the most important elements of tourism and trade in the governorate.
The forum aims to promote projects of SME owners and productive families, as well as highlight the civilisational and cultural landmarks in the wilayats of the governorate.
The forum targets a number of economic sectors, including tourism, industry and food security. OCCI seeks through this forum to highlight tourist attractions and economic capabilities of the governorate. On the second day, a seminar will discuss the urban strategy of the governorate, the importance of the governorate’s location and its role in strengthening the economy.