Saturday, 23 Nov 2019 | 26 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
Sultanate to host global leaders at International Road Union Congress

Sultanate to host international leaders at International Road Union Congress

The occasion will be held below the patronage of H H Sayyid Asa’ad bin Tariq al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan, stated a press release.

A platform for international selection-makers to exchange tips, debate options and define the future of the transportation and logistics business, the congress will be organised by the IRU and co-hosted by ASYAD and the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

The occasion will see ministers, company executives and logistics professionals come collectively to network, go over and discover revolutionary options on road transport and trade.

“The IRU World Congress’s selection of Oman to host such a prestigious event is a testament to quality and future of the transportation and logistics infrastructure within the sultanate,” mentioned H E Eng Salim bin Mohammed al Naimi, Undersecretary for Transport in the Ministry of Transport and Communications and chairman of the IRU World Congress Organising Committee.

H E Eng Naimi added, “Oman is an upcoming logistics hub with a modern and fast diversifying economy. We continue to leverage innovation as a tool to advance in today’s highly competitive and connected global market.”

With revolutionary and interactive sessions, participants will be in a position to network and exchange tips and greatest practices.

Nabil bin Salim al Bimani, group chief, Ports and Free-zones at ASYAD and member of the IRU World Congress Organising Committee mentioned, “As Oman’s flagship logistics group, this event will further support our efforts to lead the implementation of the sultanate’s Logistics Strategy 2040 and raise Oman’s logistics’ profile on the global stage. Businesses and regulators are all facing increasing market disruption. This event brings renowned experts and high profile speakers together to examine the challenges and create solutions affecting the world’s transport and trade networks.”

With improvement in transportation, trade and logistics, combined with the sultanate’s 2020 and 2040 methods in location, the nation has come to the forefront as an perfect host for the 2018 IRU World Congress.

Boris Blanche, managing director at IRU mentioned, “Transport, logistics and mobility are altering swiftly, becoming increasingly digital, connected and automated. At the heart of ancient and modern day trade corridors, with its extensive logistics technique and ongoing reform of passenger transport, Oman is an superb location for the business, governments and the international neighborhood to come collectively this November.

IRU is an international organisation that represents national road transport associations across the globe and their members.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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