Muscat, The Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Craft Industries (PACI) held its 2nd meeting for this year at its headquarters under the chair of Sheikha Ayesha bint Khalfan bin Jumaiel al-Siyabiyah, Chairperson of PACI.

The meeting reviewed the summary of the implementation of the decisions taken at the first meeting of PACI board. It also reviewed a number of submitted reports, in addition to discussing a number of plans and programs implemented in various areas of the artisanal sector, as well as ratifying the draft of the minutes of PACI first meeting.

The Board reviewed PACI general plan for 2019, which includes a number of projects to promote the themes of entrepreneurship and investment and raise its contribution to the GDP, as well as reviewing PACI budget items for next year.

The meeting was briefed on the survey of crafts subject to global competition in accordance with PACI’s vision in marketing and promotion of Oman’s handicraft industries and expand their outreach, demand and development in line with international markets without breaching its authenticity and its Omani identity.

The meeting also reviewed several important topics on its agenda, referred to it by various competent entities and relevant decisions were taken for them. The meeting also discussed a report about COMEX / 2018, in which PACI participated to provide its various e-services, in addition to discussing the offer to create an exclusive electronic platform for craft marketing, offered by Prime Business Solutions LLC.

Source: Oman News Agency