Workshop on financial planning held

Business Saturday 21/April/2018 15:59 PM
By: Times News Service
Workshop on financial planning held

Muscat: The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE), in cooperation with Muscat Securities Market (MSM), organised recently an awareness workshop on financial planning as part of MSM’s initiative under the theme of 'How Many Riyals' aimed at promoting financial planning culture.
The workshop, which was moderated by the economic expert Ahmed bin Said Kashoob, aimed at disseminating awareness on the concept of financial planning, its significance for the public life, how to ensure a successful financial planning, the role and importance of financial planning on individual and family levels, and how to plan future financial goals.
Kashoob noted that the emergence of consumer culture is linked to the improvement in the living standard of the society, the rise of individuals’ income, how the new world order encourages consumer consumption, technological development, impact of commercial and marketing products, blind imitation, social hypocrisy, among other factors.