Muscat: Dr. Mohammad Shariatmadari, Minister of Industry, Mines and Commerce and his accompanying delegation were set to arrive on Monday night on a two-day visit to the Sultanate during which he will head his country’s delegation at the 17th round of the Omani-Iranian Joint Committee, which will commence its deliberations on Tuesday at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.
The Omani side will be chaired in the two-day meetings by Dr. Ali bin Mas’oud Al Sunaidi, Minister of Commerce and Industry.
The two sides will discuss developing relations of the bilateral cooperation between the Sultanate and the Islamic Republic of Iran in the fields of trade, economy, investment, transport, communications, minerals, oil and gas, manpower, agriculture and cooperation between the Governorate of Musandam and the Iranian Province of Hormozgan.
A memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Omani Export Credit Guarantee Agency (Credit Oman) and the Iranian Export Guarantee Agency will be signed during the meetings.
A joint meeting between Omani businessmen and their Iranian counterparts will be held on the sidelines of the meetings.
Dr. Mohammad Shariatmadari, is scheduled to meet with government and private sectors’ officials.
He will also visit the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) and A’Rusayl Industrial Estate.
The Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Commerce and his accompanying delegation will be received upon their arrival at Muscat International Airport by Eng. Ahmed bin Hassan Al Dheeb, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.