Salalah to host international e-commerce conference

Business Saturday 23/July/2016 18:44 PM
By: Times News Service
Salalah to host international e-commerce conference

Salalah: Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) in the governorate of Dhofar, will organise the fourth international e-commerce conference under the theme ‘e-payment’, in collaboration with Middle East Centre for Social Consultancies and Studies
The opening ceremony of the two-day conference, which starts at Crowne Plaza Hotel Salalah on Tuesday, will be held under the auspices of Sayyid Mohammed bin Sultan Al Busaidi, minister of state and governor of Dhofar.
The conference aims at promoting e-transformation and raising companies' awareness of the importance of e-payment and its role in enhancing development and promoting e-commerce in the Sultanate and Arab world.
The conference will provides a platform to share knowledge, build national capacities and gett updates on the latest developments in e-payment field.
The conference targets academics, e-payment officials, managers of the legal departments at the public and private companies, employees in-charge of digital transformation for e-government, members of the judiciary and law-enforcement authorities, lawyers, bankers, employees at electricity and water sectors, as well as all those interested in the field.
The conference is expected to come out with several recommendations that would promote trade in the Sultanate and the Arab world. The event is held under strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) and the United Nations (UN) for the second successive year.
Organisations, uch as Information Technology Authority (ITA), Progress Soft International and Bank Muscat will take part at the conference.