DUQM: A number of trade advisers at the embassies of the EU, headed by the Chairman of the EU Commission to the GCC, on Tuesday visited the Special Economic Zone in Duqm (SEZD) to review the investment potentials and the incentives provided to investors and businessmen. The visit comes in coordination with the Foreign Ministry as part of the efforts made by the Sultanate to enhance existing relations and economic cooperation with EU. Ismail bin Ahmed al Balushi, CEO of the SEZAD, said during his meeting with the delegation that the Authority provides scores of incentives to investors and businessmen.
These incentives include facilitating the registration of projects, and the granting of licences, in addition to a number of investor-friendly incentives.
He pointed out that SEZD is divided into a number of themed investment areas which provide multiple options for potential investors. On his part, the Austrian Economic and Commercial Adviser hailed the growth and development witnessed by the public services and utilities in SEZD. He also commended the services provided by SEZAD Single Window Station, which provides scores of services in record time under one roof. The visitors viewed a number of presentations on the Drydock, Duqm Port, Omani Chinese Industrial City, as well as a number of other industrial tourism and logistic projects in the Zone. — ONA