Muttrah - The Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Investment Promotion (OCCI) confirmed the availability of sufficient stocks of wheat and took all necessary measures to ensure its availability during the coming period.
Qais bin Mohammed Al Yousuf, Minister of Commerce, Industry, and Investment Promotion said during his meeting this evening with merchants and entrepreneurs in the Wilayat of Muttrah that the government of His Majesty the Sultan pays great attention to the impact of the Corona pandemic and the damage it has caused to the economic situation in general and to merchants and entrepreneurs in particular. Many stimulus measures were also announced in this regard, he said.
He said Ministry believes that the shops in the historic Muttrah Souq should be run by citizens, just like in the rest of the traditional markets in the Sultanate of Oman, such as Nizwa Market in Al Dakhiliyah Governorate.
During the meeting, a number of merchants and entrepreneurs presented proposals and ideas aimed at stimulating commercial and economic activity in the Wilayat of Muttrah, in addition to some measures related to the Invest Easy system.
The meeting was attended by Mohsen bin Khamis al Balushi, Advisor at the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion, Mohammed bin Ahmed al Busaidi, Deputy Wali of Muttrah, and members of the Shura Council, representatives of the state, and members of the Municipal Council.