Oman, Denmark officials discuss cooperation in fisheries sector

Energy Tuesday 21/November/2017 21:03 PM
By: Times News Service
Oman, Denmark officials discuss cooperation in fisheries sector

Muscat: Technical and investment cooperation in between Oman and Denmark specially in the fisheries sectors was discussed at a meeting on Tuesday.
Dr. Hamad bin Said Al Oufi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries for Fisheries, and specialists in the ministry met on Tuesday a Danish trade delegation representing companies specialised in fish farming within the framework of cooperation between the Sultanate and the friendly Kingdom of Denmark.
The ministry showed a presentation to the visiting delegation on the sector, fish farming and investment opportunities available in the Sultanate, and how to benefit from them by Danish investors and companies. The Danish delegation submitted a familiarisation presentation of Danish companies working in this field.
Dr. Dawood Al Yahyai, Director of the Department of Fish Farming Development at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries pointed out that the delegation included representatives of seven companies specialised in many fields, including algae farming and fish feed and feeding tools, technical and economic studies in fish farming.
He added that these companies represent opportunities for Omani investors to apply Danish techniques in the field of fish farming in the Sultanate, and benefit from their trade experiences.
He added that the Danish delegation’s visit to the Sultanate also came to activate previous trade partnerships and increase partnerships, cooperation and trade exchange between the two friendly countries.
The Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) received the Danish trade delegation at its headquarters.
During the meeting, they discussed opportunities of cooperation between the Omani and Danish sides in the field of fish farming and ways of increasing investment opportunities.
At the end of the meeting, bilateral meetings were held between Omani businessmen and their Danish counterparts, which could enhance trade relations between the two countries. Intensify relations and develop the performance of the private sector in both countries.