Muscat: A Polish delegation representing the Wielkopolska Development Fund in Poland visited the headquarters of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) on Monday in the Knowledge Oasis Muscat to learn of investment opportunities in the Sultanate.
Received by Omar Muqaibal, Director General of Marketing and Media at PEIE, the delegation was briefed on the history of the PEIE, its vision, mission, incentives and objectives. The delegates were introduced to the various industrial estates that fall under the umbrella of PEIE throughout the Sultanate, in addition to the Knowledge Oasis Muscat and Al Mazunah Free Zone.
PEIE officials elaborated on the vision of PEIE, which is to enhance the Sultanate’s position as a leading regional centre of manufacturing, ICT, innovation and entrepreneurship, and its mission to attract industrial investments and providing continued support through regionally and globally competitive strategies, improved infrastructure, value added services, and less complicated governmental processes.
Additionally, PEIE officials highlighted the objectives of PEIE, which include attracting foreign investments to the Sultanate and localising the nation’s capital; contributing to stimulating the private sector to achieve sustainable economic and social development; strengthening relations with the concerned authorities to ensure the flow of investment and overcome any obstacles faced by investors; reinforcing cooperation with related international and regional organisations to boost the exchange of experience, knowledge and techniques used, among other objectives.
The Polish delegation was also given a brief on KOM and the services and facilities offered to companies operating in the ICT sector, as well as educational institutions functioning within KOM.