NIZWA, Oman, Apr 2 (NNN-ONA) – An Introductory Forum, on Oman Vision 2040, and the time frame of Oman Initiative, was held at Nizwa Cultural Centre, in the Governorate of A’Dakhiliyah, today.

The forum is organised by the Supreme Council for Planning, as one of the communication initiatives, that achieve social partnership, under the patronage of Dr. Khalifa bin Hamad al-Saadi, Governor of A’Dakhiliyah.

Dr. Yousef bin Hamad al-Balushi, Economist at the Vision Office, submitted a brief presentation on the Oman Vision 2040, which was based on the directives of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said and the accompanying objectives, points, themes, milestones, stages, preparation and committees.

After that, a public discussion session was conducted, in which members of the sectorial and qualitative committees participated. The participants were divided into three discussion groups that dealt with the first theme “Man and Community” to promote social welfare, preserve the identity and heritage of Oman, and develop national competencies.

The second theme, “Economy and Development” addressed wealth achievement through a diversified economy, empowered the private sector, establish a modern infrastructure and an integrated urban system.

The third theme, “Governance and Institutional Performance” aims at improving the effectiveness of governance and institutional performance, the rule of law, raise the efficiency of government agencies, raise the degree of coordination between them and strengthen the confidence of citizens.

It is worth mentioning that the forum targets the various segments of society – from governors, Walis, sheikhs, state dignitaries, government representatives in the governorates, members of the State Council, Majlis A’Shura, and municipal councils, civil society organisations, sports clubs, youth, students of higher education, schools, business owners, academic bodies and Omani women’s associations.– NNN-ONA

Source: Nam News Network