Muscat, The fifth edition of the Higher

Education, Training and Career Expo (EduTraC Oman 2018) was

opened at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre today under the

auspices of Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Bakri, Minister of Manpower.

The chief guest said in a press statement after opening EduTraC

Oman 2018 that organising this event comes at a suitable time for the

Sultanate and the region in light of the changes and needs of the

labour market and the changes related to the 4th Industrial Revolution.

He pointed out that the opportunities showcased by universities,

colleges and higher training centers in the exhibition affirm the future

outlook for the change that will be made by the 4th Industrial

Revolution, especially with the availability of programmes that enable

them to deal with the next stage commensurate with the needs of the

labour market.

The three-day exhibition, which is attended by more than 110

local and international higher education institutions, as well as training

institutes and higher education services offices, is a bridge that

connects international and local universities from all over the world and

students interested in studying.

The exhibition includes local, regional and international higher

education institutions, expanding the options for students and visitors

wishing to enroll in accredited universities or those wishing to uplevel

their academic studies.

The exhibition provides visitors of all age groups with the

opportunity to obtain information and appropriate advice on educational

opportunities and professional approaches from representatives of

local and international universities.

Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser al-Bakri, Minister of Manpower

toured various sections of the exhibition.

Source: Oman News Agency