The roadshow was organised with a view to familiarise numerous stakeholders in outbound tourism from Oman and the escalating ease with which individuals can travel to India as nicely as the diverse tourist attractions and sophisticated health-related facilities in the nation.
Sheikh Hilal Marhoun Salim al Maamari, chief of West Asia Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs was the chief guest and Mohammed al Riyami, director, International Cooperation, Ministry of Tourism was the guest of honour.
I V Rao, representative of India Tourism, Dubai, produced a presentation on ‘Incredible India’. Representatives of two states Karnataka and Tamil Nadu also produced presentations on tourist attractions in their locations. A video highlighting the tourist attractions of yet another Indian state Goa was also screened.
As the embassy has been taking initiatives for escalating the ease with which individuals can travel to India, Kannan Nair, second secretary (consular) at the Indian Embassy gave an overview on visa specifications for travel.
H E Indra Mani Pandey, India’s Ambassador to Oman highlighted the historical relations among India and Oman anchored in individuals-to-individuals contacts and referred to as for expanding tourism exchanges among the two nations in order to strengthen relations.
He also pointed out that the Indian neighborhood can play the part of a catalyst in encouraging mutual tourism. In this context, he referred to the MoU among India and Oman on cooperation in tourism, which was signed throughout Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s pay a visit to to Oman in February.
Information Source: Muscat Daily