The Qatar Chamber held a meeting yesterday with a delegation from Sohar Industrial Port Company (SIPC), during which both sides discussed ways and mechanisms to enhance joint co-operation in various fields, besides identifying investment opportunities available at the port. Qatar Chamber first vice-chairman Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Twar said Qatari businesses and investors are interested in identifying investment opportunities in the Sultanate, stressing that the mutual visits and bilateral meetings in recent times resulted in the signing of a large number of agreements and partnership deals between the two sides, which contributed to deepening trade ties between the private sector in Qatar and Oman.
He added that Oman’s Sohar state has great potential and investment incentives that have attracted international companies and factories. He also called on Qatari business owners to explore investment opportunities in Sohar Port and the Industrial Zone. The Chamber is keen to enhance co-operation with the Omani side, and to support the Omani businessmen wishing to enter the Qatari market, he stressed. Sohar Port and Freezone’s executive manager of corporate affairs, Suwaid al-Shamaisi said Sohar Port attaches great importance to food security. A port area has been allocated for the storage and handling of food commodities along with shipping and distribution operations.
Sources and photo-credits: Gulf Times, QNA