Sohar Aluminium to host 21st edition of ARABAL

MUSCAT: Sohar Aluminium will host the 21st edition of the Arab International Aluminium Conference (ARABAL) and Exhibition on November 6 at Bar Al Jissah Resort, with participation of 60 global experts from the aluminium industry.
The four-day event will be an important platform for exploring the prospects of aluminium sector development and its ability to drive the economic diversification strategies pursued by the countries of the region.
The experts will join more than 500 participants to exchange views on a number of topics related to the theme of the conference, entitled “Driving Strategic Growth of the global Aluminium Industry”.
Discussions and meetings of the conference focus on exploring the contemporary prospects and challenges in the aluminium industry. The conference also includes an international exhibition, in addition to a workshop, meetings and various activities.
The main session of the conference will include the participation of high-level representatives from a number of local, Gulf and Arab companies, such as Sohar Aluminium, Gulf and Arab Mineral and Aluminium Company, which in 2016 produced a total of 23.5 million tonnes of aluminium, equivalent to 10 per cent of total world production (excluding China).
Said bin Mohammed al Masoudi, CEO of Sohar Aluminium, said that the conference is an opportunity to showcase experiences in a fertile environment that promotes the exchange of relevant knowledge and perspectives, driving growth at all levels of this vital sector.