Salalah, The 3-day Third Arab Entrepreneurs Forum ” Digital Economy
and Entrepreneurship ” kicked off today at Sultan Qaboos Cultural and Entertainment
Complex in Salalah under the patronage of Sayyid Sulaiman bin Hamoud al- Busaidi,
Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Ministers.
Sheikha Jawaher bint Khalifa al- Khalifa, Honorary President of the 3rd Arab Entrepreneurs
Conference, said that the Arab Forum for the third year in a row has its own print and has
become one of the important forums in the Arab world.
Sayyid Sulaiman bin Hamoud al- Busaidi, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of
Ministers honored the sponsors and supporting and participating entities.
The seminars of the first day kicked off. They focused on two themes ” The Digital
Economy: Visions and Horizons”,” and ” Mental Readiness of Entrepreneurship.”
The event also includes the implementation of courses for participants and the public on
strategic planning and decision-making. On the sidelines of the forum, an exhibition was
opened on the innovations of young people with the participation of 20 companies in which
they showcase models of young companies specialized in e-Commerce, e-Promotion and
Marketing, with experiences of voluntary organizations operating on the digital and
electronic technical side.
It is worth mentioning that the forum is organized by Oman Chamber of Commerce and
Industry (OCCI) in the Governorate of Dhofar. Investors from the GCC, Libya, Iraq, Sudan,
Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Tunisia, Morocco and Malaysia are participating in the forum.
The forum aims to increase awareness of the digital economy, the importance of
electronic commerce, activation of the role of the business sectors in the Sultanate and to
prepare them to market their products and services through the Internet at home and
abroad and review the safe legal and regulatory framework.
Source: Oman News Agency