The Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) members have met with a number of Ministers to discuss the challenges and visions of the private sector.
A statement issued online by OCCI said, "His Excellency Eng. Redh bin Jumah Al Salih, Chairman of the Chamber, met with a number of His Excellency the Ministers, namely Sultan bin Salem Al Habsi, Minister of Finance, and His Excellency Dr. Said bin Mohammad Al-Saqri, Minister of Economy, His Excellency Qais bin Muhammad Al-Youssef, Minister of Commerce , Industry and Investment Promotion, and His Excellency Dr. Mahad bin Said Baouin, Minister of Labour."
A number of members of the Chamber’s board of directors and a number of business owners participated in the meeting to discuss the challenges and visions of the private sector in light of the current economic conditions.
The meeting discussed the efforts made by government agencies to support the private sector and empower national cadres in light of the economic and financial conditions the Sultanate is going through and the impact of the pandemic and the accompanying precautionary measures on the activity of the economic sectors.
"The visions and proposals submitted to protect and support the private sector in light of the current economic and health conditions, and mechanisms for constructive cooperation between government agencies related to economic work, which would regulate the labour market and develop and enhance the role of private sector institutions."
The Chamber works as an official representative of the private sector with government agencies in a number of studies and economic reports related to the current crisis and its impact on the private sector, during which it presented proposals and ideas that aim in its entirety to stimulate the private sector and support it to achieve growth and other economic returns