MUSCAT, Oman — Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) will hold its 6th Ramadhan evening today on the government’s plans to revive tourism sector and projects implemented by the respective companies. The evening will shed light on changes in future vision for the tourism sector based on the regional and global variables and investment opportunities for the private sector in tourism areas.
The evening will take place in the presence of Ahmed bin Nasser al Mehrzi, Tourism Minister, Wael bin Ahmed al Lawati, CEO of Omran Company, CEO of Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC), CEO of Oman Air and Executive Director of Oman Sail. Khalil bin Abdullah al Khonji, OCCI Chairman, said the evening takes place at a time when the tourism sector enjoys great awakening, both at the level of infrastructure projects complementary to sector or the promotion of tourist, historical and natural attractions for different wilayats of the Sultanate.
He also said that the meeting will focus on projects prepared by the ministry and explore the possibility of the private sector participation in their implementation within the framework of the partnership and complementarity between the two sides. He added that OCCI has held since the beginning of the month a number of evenings during which it managed to shed light on many issues affecting the economic sector with the aim of identifying the challenges facing the sector.
The meeting will also hear the views of officials and reviewing the new legislation, projects and future plans, which increases the chances of cooperation and communication between representatives of the three production parties and the society.