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PAIPED organized the “Business-to-Business Summit between Sultanate of Oman and Pittsburgh City”
April 11th, 2010
The Business to Business Summit between Sultanate of Oman and Pittsburgh City held on April 11th 2010 at Al-Bustan Palace, Muscat. The summit was a forum to showcase an exclusive delegation comprising of the leading companies of Pittsburgh deals in the field of renewable energy, green technology, health care, research and higher education. Organized by the Omani Center for Investment Promotion & Export Development (PAIPED), Ministry of Foreign affairs and Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry, the Forum witnessed unprecedented attendance of 28 participants representing 15 leading companies in Pittsburgh and 67 local participants from different business sectors. Specialized business-to-business meetings were arranged to allow both American and Omani companies to meet on an individual basis, network with key executives and explore businesses practices and prospects. A Presentation was made on Oman economy and investment opportunities in the sultanate by Eng. Nisreen Ahmed Jaffar, Director General of Investment Promotion. The seminar provided an excellent platform to showcase the developments which are taking place in the region and the opportunities available for investment in various sectors. The visiting Pittsburgh delegation has brought together distinguished businessmen and representatives of a number of international companies specialized in the fields of nuclear technologies for production of electricity and desalination of water, sustainable energies, green technologies, research and scientific innovations and solar energy industries. Their aim is to forge closer co-operation and partnerships between the two sides. The seminar aims to encourage local and foreign private investment and to foster the role of private sector in achieving sustainable growth and materializing the strategic objectives of 'Oman 2020'.
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