Duqm, The Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZAD) received a delegation of 13 ambassadors and representatives of the European Union (EU) member states.

The delegation met with Dr. Ali Masoud Al Sunaidi, Chairman of the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones (OPAZ), and CEOs of companies operating in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm.

They were briefed on the investment opportunities in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm and the package of incentives, advantages and facilities offered to investors and businesspersons. The delegation was also familiarised with existing and ongoing projects in the Zone.

The delegation went on tour of various infrastructure projects and other key facilities in SEZAD, including the Port of Duqm, Duqm Refinery, the multi-purpose Fishing Port, the Fisheries and Food Industries Zone, Duqm Hong Tong Piping Factory, the dry dock and Karwa Motors.

Veronique Aulagnon, Ambassador of France to Oman, Head of the delegation, pointed out that the visit aims to familiarise the delegation with the various investment opportunities in Duqm. She expressed that by visiting the Special Economic Zone at Duqm, they can encourage companies from their countries to invest in the Zone.

The ambassador said that Duqm is a very promising zone and it brings a range of developments in various sectors, including green energy, fisheries, oil and gas, tourism and other fields. European companies have a chance to strike partnerships in further joint ventures, she added.

Source: Oman News Agency