The delegationcomprised Mr. Iwane Iwata, deputy managing director, and Mr. Takashi Oya, investment advisor,who were briefed about PEIE and the industrial estates pertaining to the organisation, besides the facilities offered to local and foreign investors.
The Japanese delegation was received by Eng. Musallam Al Shehri, Assistant Chief Executive Officer of the PEIE for Operations, who highlighted the role of PEIE in attracting industrial investments and providing continued support, through regionally and globally competitive strategies, high-quality infrastructure, and value-adding services, and enhancing Oman’s position as a leading regional centre of manufacturing, ICT, innovation and entrepreneurship excellence. They were also introduced to the main services and facilities offered by the Knowledge Oasis Muscat (KOM), the Sultanate's lone IT Park, for the companies operating in the information technology sector and the educational institutions functioning within KOM.
The Japanese delegates expressed their admiration for the impressive investment climate in the Sultanate. "We shall convey our views to the companies in Japan to look into ways to boost relations with Oman through investments," said Iwane Iwata, deputy managing director of JCCME, adding: "In fact, our organisation has been playing a bridging role between Japan and the countries in the Middle East and North Africa region on the private-sector level by providing cooperation in the fields of trade, investment, economy and technology."