Saudi Investors Praise Special Duqm Economic Zone Potentials

December 22, 2014

A number of Saudi investors praised the potentials of the Special Economic Zone of Duqm to compete in many economic sectors, especially in heavy industry.

They confirmed in a press statement during their visit to the area today that there are a variety of opportunities for investment, noting that the facilities provided by the Special Economic Zone of Authority of Duqm (SEZAD) that will attract many investors.

Mohsen Abdul Aziz al- Hukair, Founder of al Hukair Group expressed his happiness to visit the Special Economic Zone of Duqm, saying that the region has many investment opportunities in various economic sectors, praising the services and facilities provided by SEZAD, demanding greater promotion of the area and the existing projects.

Dr. Ahmed Saeed Ba Hatheq, CEO of Saudi Innova for Health Care said that he was impressed with the projects in the Special Economic Zone of Duqm, adding that the aim of the visit to the region is to discuss investment opportunities in the health services sector, indicating that the region has many investment opportunities in this sector, as it is a new area and has a promising future.

The visit came within the activities of the 2-day Omani- Saudi Investment and Trade Forum, organized by the SEZAD body and the Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development "Ithraa" and in partnership with Bank Muscat. The visit included the Dry Dock, Port of A\'Duqm and tourist, industrial and residential areas.

Ismail bin Ahmed al- Balushi, Deputy CEO of SEZAD said that the visit comes as part of the promotional plan implemented by SEZAD for the introduction of the region, adding that this year saw other visits by Saudi investors to the region, stressing that SEZAD is keen to inform businessmen on the available investment opportunities in the region and the existing projects.