Industries expo held in Barka

By Badriya Al Balushi — BARKA: Feb 11 – Oman National Industries Exhibition was organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in the Al Batinah South Governorate, which concluded on Friday. Held in Wilayat Barka at Barka Grand Centre, the expo was presided over by Engineer Dr Ahmed bin Hasan al Dheeb, Undersecretary of Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Titled ‘Industry is Prosperity and Growth’, the opening was attended by Walis of Al Batinah South Governorate, directors of government entities and members of municipal council.

In his speech, Commerce and Industry Administrative Director of Al Batinah South Governorate Hamed al Shukaili stressed the importance of local projects and industries. “The ministry is enhancing the potential of more local industries at the national and international level,” he said. A number of small and medium scale industrial projects and companies participated in the exhibition, including Gulf Mushroom Products Company, Dhahabi Wheat Company, Asdaf Al Bahar Lilmantajat Al Baharia company, Al Reef Pure Natural Water Company, and Dana, among others. Salim al Hadhrami from Al Dhahabi Wheat Company, said: “We are glad to be part of the exhibition so that visitors watch our products and know more about the company and its healthy products.”