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
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