As part of its effort to support the private sector in face of the present challenges, Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) held a meeting with a high-level ministerial delegation on Wednesday.
Eng Ridha bin Juma al Saleh, chairman of the Board of Directors of OCCI, took part in the meeting along with H E Sultan bin Salim bin Said al Habsi, Minister of Finance; H E Dr Said bin Mohammed bin Ahmad al Saqri, Minister of Economy; H E Qais bin Mohammed al Yousef, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Investment Promotion, and H E Dr Mahad bin Said bin Ali Ba’owain, Minister of Labour.
The meeting discussed the efforts made by government agencies to support the private sector and empower national cadres in light of the economic and financial conditions the sultanate is going through.
The meeting reviewed the visions and proposals presented to protect and support the private sector in light of the current economic and health conditions. The meeting also discussed mechanisms of constructive cooperation between government agencies related to economic work that would organise the labour market and develop and enhance the role of private sector institutions to keep pace with the changes.
The OCCI, as an official representative of the private sector, is working with government agencies on a number of studies and economic reports related to the current crisis and its impact on the private sector. It has also presented a number of proposals and ideas aimed at stimulating and supporting the private sector to achieve growth and other economic returns.