Muscat – Oman’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai organised a panel discussion on the occasion of Omani Women’s Day on Sunday with the participation of a group of leading Omani women personalities representing various sectors.
According to a statement, the participants discussed inspiring stories of Omani women in the business environment and their contributions to achieving a sustainable and innovative economic future.
A commemorative postage stamp on Omani Women’s Day was unveiled on the occasion, while the brand ‘Talid’ was launched in a store in the sultanate’s pavilion under the patronage of Hon Lujaina Mohsin Darwish, Member of the State Council.
She said in a statement that the occasion showcased the role of Omani women in development and sustainability, in addition to what they have achieved in different fields.
Entrepreneur Kamel bin Ali al Awfiya said that a delegation of businesswomen from Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry participated in a discussion held in the GCC pavilion. “Bilateral meetings held between Omani businesswomen and businesswomen of the Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry sought to start business partnerships,” she said.
The participants discussed possibilities of having joint cooperation mechanisms in various sectors, the statement said, adding that the event provided a platform to businesswomen to share their ideas and experiences with their counterparts from different countries of the world.
Diana Abdul Majeed al Zadjali, director of the Visual Arts Department in the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, and supervisor of the Omani Fine Artists Exhibition in the sultanate’s pavilion, said that the exhibition highlighted Omani women’s creations of traditional costumes, ornaments and other works through expressive symbols.
The exhibition also displayed prominently the cultural and artistic achievements of Oman, the statement said.