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Oman looks to benefit from Italian experience in the fisheries sector

Oman seems to profit from Italian expertise within the fisheries sector

An Omani delegation, at the moment visiting Italy, headed by H E Dr Hamad bin Said al Oufi, Undersecretary for Fisheries within the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, met the president of the Italian Fish Companies Association on Tuesday.

The assembly, attended by H E Dr Ahmed Ba Omar, Oman’s Ambassador to Italy, mentioned the cooperation programme and laid down a sensible programme for follow-up and implementation to profit from Italian experience. During the go to, a workshop was held between the Omani and Italian producers titled, ‘Omani-Italian Partnership in Fish Industries: Investment Opportunities’, to profit from the Italian expertise within the area of fishing, value-added industries, attracting Italian investments and rising the exports of Omani fish to Italy particularly and the European Union on the whole. In addition, the workshop additionally noticed discussions on the challenges going through rising bilateral commerce. The two sides have agreed to organise a go to to Oman for the Italian firms within the final quarter of 2018.

The go to will discover the accessible funding alternatives and prospects to determine partnerships with SMEs and the Omani non-public sector.


The Omani delegation consists of quite a few officers from MoAF, Ithraa, a consultant of the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and govt heads of quite a few firms, together with Oman Food Holding Company, Al Wusta Fisheries Company, Oman Fisheries Company, Al-Mradim Trading, Al Buhaihi Fisheries, Fakhr al Bihar Company, Arab Livestock Company and Connected Oceans Company.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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