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Higher education expo EduTraC: Oman’s much awaited career
August 23, 2015 | 1:52 PM
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Muscat: Following the success of the first edition held in September 2014 the second edition of EduTraC Oman will be held from October 12-14 at Oman International Exhibition Centre.

The three-day event will take place under the patronage of Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Civil Services and Ministry of Manpower, says a press release.

As Oman’s investments on higher education and training continue to grow, EduTraC Oman will provide a direct gateway and an ideal platform for leading local and foreign universities and training institutions to network with students, parents and working executives interested in education and training at all levels.

The expo will offer a strategic awareness opportunity to higher education and training providers to strengthen their presence in Oman’s vibrant education market.



The expo will also feature a pavilion for job seekers to meet HR personnel from different industry sectors, associations, government organisations and private sector companies who will promote the available on-the-job training and job vacancies for prospective candidates. A dedicated pavilion for banking and finance institutions will provide an excellent opportunity to job seekers interested in hunting job opportunities in banking and finance sector and young entrepreneurs in obtaining financing information to start their new business as well as for the needs of their existing business.

Commenting on the upcoming expo Said Amur Al Rahbi, director of Qualifications, Equivalence and Recognition at Ministry of Higher Education, said, “EduTraC Oman has established as the benchmark event and the Ministry of Higher Education is delighted to organise the second edition under its patronage. EduTraC Oman, a much anticipated education exhibition will gather professionals from the global education domain and representatives from reputed universities under one roof opening doors of opportunity for students wanting to study in local and international universities.”

Salim Omar Al Hashmi, chairman, Al Nimr Expo acknowledged his sincere thanks and appreciation to the Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Civil Services and Ministry of Manpower to come forward and support this important event. He also expressed his gratitude to the supporters and sponsors at EduTraC Oman. More than 150 organisations including universities, colleges, training institutions and companies from different countries are participating, he concluded.

EduTraC Oman is organised by Al Nimr International Exhibition Organisers – Sultanate’s leading organiser in the exhibitions and conferences industry. The three-day event will be open for visitors from Monday October 12 from 10am to 1pm and 4:30pm to 9pm until Wednesday October 14. A series of lectures, presentations and workshops will be organised on the sidelines of the exhibition at the Oman International Exhibition Centre.

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