Sultanate to host 32nd IRU World Congress in November

MUSCAT: The Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Transport and Communications will host the 32nd IRU World Congress 2018 under the title ‘Innovation in Transport’, from November 6-8.
The three-day conference is organised by the Oman Global Logistics Group (ASYAD) and International Road Transport Union (IRU).
The conference aims to enable road transport specialists to discuss the challenges facing the sector and propose innovative solutions to meet these challenges by presenting the best international experiences and practices in the presence of a number of transport ministers and logistics leaders around the world.
The conference aims to attract international investments and projects to the Sultanate, promote the Sultanate as a promising logistics centre, highlight the Sultanate’s distinctive land, sea and air infrastructure, and allow the development of expertise for Omani human cadres through sharing experiences with specialists in the transport sector from different countries. The conference will focus on innovation in a number of areas including logistics and technologies that are growing steadily.
It will include interactive discussion sessions to allow participants to communicate, exchange ideas, experiences and best practices.
The conference will also focus on real issues and possible solutions for road transport activities around the world with the participation of national road transport associations from all over the world and representatives of road transport operators, as well as government transport and trade ministers and the sector’s leaders around the world.
The conference will be attended by about 1,000 participants from different countries. As more than 60 speakers will contribute to the exchange of experiences and innovative solutions. — ONA