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  • June 27, 2022

SOHAR PORT AND FREEZONE SUPPORTS OCCI HORIZONS OF ARCHITECTURE FORUM

SOHAR Port and Freezone took part in the ‘Horizons of Architecture’ forum, organized by the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) in Suhar to explore architectural, engineering and construction solutions required for further growth in the governorate. Held at Majan Hall in Suhar from 27-28 June 2022 under the theme ‘Construction – Sustainability, Opportunities and Entrepreneurship’, SOHAR supported as the Gold Sponsor and participated in the exhibition demonstrating a range of business opportunities available within the complex while Executive Manager Corporate Affairs, Mohsin Al Jabri will also be presenting a paper on In-Country Value at SOHAR.
 
The OCCI Horizons of Architecture forum aims to offer a diverse range of insights on the government of Oman’s direction in urban development as part of Oman Vision 2040. It also provides opportunities to enhance cooperation between industries and businesses, outline the steps required to overcome complex challenges and encourage industry-academia collaboration and knowledge-sharing within the sector.
 
Mohsin Al Jabri, Executive Manager Corporate Affairs, SOHAR Port and Freezone “The Horizons of Architecture Forum provides the ideal space to engage in direct dialogue between engineering specialists and experts in the construction and contracting sectors to discuss challenges and solutions. SOHAR Port and Freezone is a proud supporter of the OCCI and development within the governorate, as well as a one of the main driving factors for investment into the national industrial and logistics sectors. As Oman makes progress towards the objectives of Oman Vision 2040, we are primed to take a leading role in the future economic growth within the community, position the Al Batinah North governorate as a pioneer in business and innovation and aid the country’s growth into a leading global industrial hub.”
 
Since its inception, SOHAR Port and Freezone has attracted in excess of USD $27 billion in investments and has grown to contribute approximately 2.7% to the national Gross Domestic Product. During the period of 2020-2021, SOHAR witnessed an increase in exports of 3.8% and recently recorded a 14.5% increase in imports from Q1 2021 to Q1 2022. SOHAR’s wealth of attractive incentives, which includes 100% foreign ownership, attractive local labor requirements, 0% import or export duties and 0% income tax, have made doing business easier and more efficient, and an on-site One-Stop-Shop service available to assist with the acquisition of all necessary registration, licenses and visas.
 
For more information about the opportunities and advantages available at SOHAR Port and Freezone, please visit soharportandfreezone.com