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Denmark seeks tie-ups in fish farming


MUSCAT: Dr Hamad bin Said al Aufi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries for Fisheries, and specialists in the ministry on Tuesday met with a Danish trade delegation representing companies specialised in fish farming within the framework of cooperation between the Sultanate and Denmark. The ministry showed a presentation to the visiting delegation on the sector, fish farming and investment opportunities available in the Sultanate, and how to benefit from them by Danish investors and companies. The Danish delegation submitted a familiarisation presentation of Danish companies working in this field.

Dr Dawood al Yahyai, Director of the Department of Fish Farming Development, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, pointed out that companies specialised in algae farming, fish feed and feeding tools, technical and economic studies in fish farming has increased. He added that these companies represent opportunities for Omani investors to apply Danish techniques in the field of fish farming in the Sultanate, and benefit from their trade experiences. He added that the Danish delegation’s visit to the Sultanate also came to activate previous trade partnerships and increase partnerships, cooperation and trade exchange between the two friendly countries.

The OCCI received the Danish trade delegation at its headquarters. During the meeting, they discussed opportunities of cooperation between the Omani and Danish sides in the field of fish farming and ways of increasing investment opportunities. Bilateral meetings were held between Omani businessmen and their Danish counterparts, which could enhance trade relations between the two countries, intensify relations and develop the performance of the private sector in both countries. — ONA

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