Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit 2019

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Embassy of India organizes Business Meet

Embassy of India, Muscat, as part of its endeavor to promote trade and economic relations between India and Oman, organized a Business Meet at its premises on 15 April 2019. The focus of the Business Meet was to promote Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit 2019 to be held in the Indian State of Goa from 17 to 19 October 2019 as well as to apprise visiting Indian companies of the opportunities of investments in Oman specially in Mining sector as the event coincided with Oman Mining Expo 2019, being held in Muscat. The Business Meet was attended by approximately 140 guests including senior representatives of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Public Authority for Mining, Minerals Development Oman, Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry as well as by Indian and Omani businessmen. 

Sh. MunuMahawar, Ambassador of India to Sultanate of Oman in his welcome remarks referred to the ever increasing trade between India and Oman, and invited Omani businessmen to attend Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit 2019. 

H.E. Mr. Hilal Al Busaidi, CEO, Public Authority for Mining who was the Chief Guest on this occasion, in his address refereed to the historical relations between both countries and stressed on the immense potential for further cooperation in mining sector. He also stated that mining is a focus area for Oman’s development with attention to environment. He also stated that India's experience in mining was also useful in developing Oman' Mining Strategy. 

H.E.MrMardes Bin Abdullah Al Harthy, Advisor in Ministry of Commerce & Industry was the Guest of Honour at the Business Meet. Mr. Nasser Saif Al Maqbali, CEO, Mineral Development Oman gave a presentation on mining opportunities in Oman. Representatives of SEZAD and ITHRAA also made presentations and invited Indian businessmen to benefit from the opportunities available in Oman. 

On this occasion, representative from Vibrant Goa showed a video on the State of Goa, followed by a presentation on the business potential of the State, enumerating sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Tourism, Startup, Education etc and invited Omani businessmen to attend the Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit 2019 and to enjoy the hospitality of Goa as well as to know more about the opportunities available. 

Muscat, 16th April 2019