Muscat, The Industry Committee of Oman

Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) held its first meeting this

year under the chair of Hussain bin Hatheeth al-Bat’hari, Chairman of

OCCI Branch in the Governorate of Dhofar.

The committee discussed its action plan for the current year, the

importance of benefiting from the investment opportunities in the

industrial sector and the challenges facing the sector, in addition to a

number of topics related to the sector.

During the meeting, a presentation was made on the services

provided by the Innovation Center, which aims at enabling innovation in

the industrial sector. The center was established in 2017 as part of the

initiative of the National Program for Enhancing Economic

Diversification (Tanfeedh).

The Innovation Center, in cooperation with the Ministry of Commerce

and Industry and the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates

(Madayn), focuses on four key programs: capacity building, the

creation of innovative companies, innovation in existing companies and

innovation in industrial sectors.

The meeting was attended by Qais bin Mohammed al-Yousef,

Chairman of OCCI Board of Directors, a number of members of the

Board of Directors and members of the Committee.

Source: Oman News Agency