3rd Entrepreneurship Award launched

By Kabeer Yousuf — MUSCAT: March 21 – The third edition of the most sought-after business and industrial recognition ‘Entrepreneurship Award’ by Riyada which assesses the SME’s in the country on a comprehensive yardstick of its contribution to an evolving economy, technical know-how, research, latest skillsets and innovation, is back yet again with more attraction. Themed “Success is a Shared Responsibility”, this year’s coveted biennial award will identify the best entrepreneur, best SME and entrepreneurship supporters in the country.
Entrepreneurship Award which is an outcome of the Royal Directives at the conclusion of the Seih al Shamikhat symposium on SMEs, it aims augment the capacity of entrepreneurship and SMEs. The announcement ceremony was held under the auspices of Talal bin Sulaiman al Rahbi, Deputy Secretary General of Higher Council for Planning, Tariq bin Sulaiman al Farsi, Chief Executive Officer of the Al Raffd Fund and Chairman of the Entrepreneurship Award Committee and Talal bin Said al Mamari, Chief Executive Officer of Omantel.
“We developed the Award to involve as many entrepreneurs as possible by focusing on their success and distinctive projects as well as highlighting the excellent support of the government and private institutions towards entrepreneurship,” said Tariq Sulaiman al Farsi, Award’s Committee Chairman and CEO, Al Raffd Fund. “This year’s edition continues its efforts to select the best participants as well as achieving synergy and integration between the public and private sectors to instill an entrepreneurial culture,” he added.