Duqm Promotional Campaign Kicks off in India

New Delhi, The 2-day Duqm promotional campaign

in the Republic of India was launched today in New Delhi amid an

official appreciation and interest of the Indian business community.

C.R Chowdhury Indian State Minister of Commerce and Industry

confirmed India’s interest in boosting economic relations between the

Sultanate and India, pointing to the trade exchange between the two

countries and the Indian investments in the Sultanate.

Speaking at the opening session of the “Invest in Duqm” seminar

held in New Delhi today, he expressed the hope that the promotion will

result in more economic partnerships between the two countries.

Yahya bin Said al- Jabri, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the

Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD), expressed his

appreciation for the efforts exerted by the competent authorities in the

Sultanate and India to increase joint investments and improve

economic relations between the two countries.

For his part, Sheikh Hamad bin Saif al- Rawahi, Sultanate’s

Ambassador to the Republic of India, said that the Sultanate and India

have enjoyed special trade and strategic relations for a very long time,

adding that this campaign reflects the common desire to strengthen

economic relations between the two countries.

During the campaign, presentations were made by the Public

Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development (Ithraa)),

SEZAD, Port Duqm Company, Oman Dry Dock Company and Oman

Oil Company (OOC). A number of bilateral meetings were held

between the presenters and representatives of the Indian companies.

Source: Oman News Agency