New board Oman Food Investment Holding Company holds first meeting

Energy Monday 07/May/2018 23:03 PM
By: Times News Service
New board Oman Food Investment Holding Company holds first meeting

Muscat: The new Board of Directors of Oman Food Investment Holding Company (OFIC) held its first meeting under the chair of Dr. Fuad bin Jaafar Al Sagwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries.
Dr. Al Sagwani stressed the importance of continuing the support to the company’s efforts in its essential role represented in execution of a big group of food security projects in different governorates of the Sultanate.
He highlighted the major role carried out by the previous Board of Directors that laid the solid foundation for OFIC structure and strategy.
Dr. Al Sagwani also underlined works and projects made, as well as the objectives planned for food security in the Sultanate that contribute in placement of food imports, finding job opportunities for citizens, in addition to contributing in economic diversification and making the Sultanate as an investment destination in fields of food security.
Eng. Saleh bin Mohammed Al Shanfri, CEO of OFIC reviewed the company’s stages since its establishment, as well as establishment of an integrated package of various projects in line with the Government plans that aim at achieving food security in the Sultanate.
OFIC Board’s members also reviewed projects’ progress of work in fields of dairy, white meat, red meat, fodder and dates, in addition to following up various studies in relation to agricultural marketing, food logistic services and Food Innovation Complex. The OFIC Board of Directors affirmed continuing to follow up these projects to reach envisaged successful stages.