Yanqul Economic Forum begins on Jan 21

YANQUL: Yanqul Economic Forum 2019 will begin on January 21 with the aim of promoting trade, tourism, social, cultural and sports activities in the wilayat. The 8-day forum is being organised by Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI), Governorate of Al Dhahirah branch. The events of the forum will be held at Bait Al Marah Castle.
Saif bin Said al Badi, member of OCCI Board of Directors and head of OCCI Branch in Al Dhahirah, said that the forum includes several corners including the SMEs exhibition, productive families, handicraft centre, small merchants’ shop, village’s heritage centre, theatre centre, entertainment centre, Bedouin tent, and old and modern photos corner.
Al Badi said in a statement to Oman News Agency that the forum will be accompanied by seminars to be presented by the Ministries of Tourism, Agriculture and Fisheries, Regional Municipalities and Water Resources, Environment and Climate Affairs and Commerce and Industry through InvestEasy, as well as the Public Authority for Consumer Protection and some financing agencies such as Al Rafd Fund and Oman Development Bank. — ONA