Duqm, Yahya bin Said al-Jabri, Chairman of the
Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (SEZAD) received in Duqm
today a French delegation comprising 21 representatives from the
public and private sectors headed by Renaud Salins, French
Ambassador to the Sultanate.
The 2-day French delegation’s visit to the Special Zone in Duqm
aims at establishing an alliance of French companies, which included
four major French investors and technology providers.
During the visit, Colas joined the alliance of four French companies
that was launched in February 2018.
The delegation met with a number of officials from SEZAD to
complete the possibility of cooperation to achieve common commercial
and economic interests between the two sides.
Renaud Salins, Ambassador of the French Republic to the
Sultanate, expressed his pleasure to visit the Special Zone in Duqm
and the success of the formation of the French business association
among the most prominent French companies and increase the
presence of French companies and ships in Duqm.
He stressed the deep historic relations between the two countries,
as the Sultanate and the French Republic have developed and
maintained their close relations, which span more than three centuries.
The relations between the two fleet were formed more than 200 years
ago. He pointed out that this alliance is an ideal model for what these
companies can offer, in addition to good services and technologies, as
well as training, education and job creation.
Source: Oman News Agency