Competitiveness Committee meets

MUSCAT: The National Competitiveness Committee met at the National Centre for Statistics and Information premises on Friday.
The meeting was presided over by Sultan bin Salim al Habsi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Chairman of the Committee.
The meeting reviewed the previous decisions taken by the committee and the efforts made by the national committee.
It also reviewed the efforts made by the National Competitiveness Office with relation to the international competitiveness index.
The Office is the local partner of the World Economic Forum at the competitiveness index surveys.
The National Competitiveness Committee’s vision is to create a friendly environment for the growth of national economy through improving business environment.
This will enhance the Sultanate’s competitiveness at the local and international markets.
The Committee seeks to improve the Sultanate’s competitiveness at the international index system.
The Committee also supervises the efforts made to enhance the Sultanate’s competitiveness at the international index system and sponsor dialogue between public and private sectors to improve competitiveness of the different sectors.
The Committee also build national capacity in the field of enhancing competitiveness and analysing international reports.
It also assesses and follow up the evaluation of the Sultanate’s competitiveness on the local, regional and international levels.
It also proposes the laws and regulation to improve the Sultanate’s competitiveness and cooperate with all stakeholders to achieve its vision. — ONA