South Shar­qiyah Eco­nomic Fo­rum kicks off in Sur

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

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.

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