This year’s meeting comes with ‘Energy and Technology: An efficient future’ as the primary theme of its programme, which was attended by a myriad of government and private sector officials in each nations.
By holding such gatherings, The Anglo-Omani Society aims at strengthening the deep historical partnership among Oman and the UK and making a strong platform for cultural and experience exchange in all fields.
The opening ceremony began with a speech by H E Sayyid Badr bin Hamed al Busaidi, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, delivered on his behalf by H E Ambassador Mohammed Awadh al Hassan, Acting Undersecretary of Diplomatic Affairs.
In the speech, he expressed his gratitude to the exceptional relations among Oman and the UK, which go back to much more than 200 years. He also highlighted on interlinking the foreign policy with sustainable power.
H E Salim bin Nasser al Aufi, Undersecretary of Oil & Gas also gave a speech at the occasion titled ‘Energy Efficiency and its Future Role in Oman’, followed by H E Hamish Cowell, the UK’s ambassador to Oman, who spoke about the exemplary partnership among the two nations, and praised the speedy development it witnesses in all fields.
The two-day occasion, sponsored by BP Oman, incorporated a quantity of lectures and discussions on different subjects such as the Economic Potential of Renewables in Oman, the outlook of the power business, presented by a wide variety of leaders and selection makers from a quantity of reputed technologies and power institutions in the sultanate and Britain.
Following the conclusion ceremony, the society hosted a dinner in honour of the guests, attended by a quantity of their excellences and CEOs from different sectors.
Sheikh Ma’an bin Hamad al Rawahi, chairman of the New Generation Group in Oman, mentioned, “We are pleased to host this event in the sultanate, and we are always looking forward through these meetings and forums to create opportunities for exchanging ideas and knowledge and creating bridges of youth relations in the two countries.”
Chairman of the New Generation Group in the UK, Oliver Blake, mentioned, “The goal of the society requires first and foremost the sustainability of the historical friendship between the two countries and transferring this friendship to future generations.”
Information Source: Muscat Daily