New forum launched to boost India-Oman trade

A new Indian Business Forum has been launched in Oman to boost trade and commerce between India and the Gulf nation. An initiative of the Indian embassy in Oman, the forum is aimed at providing a platform to bring together Indians and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) in Oman, occupying prominent positions in business establishments, so that they can share ideas and information on trade and investment opportunities between India and Oman, according to India’s Ambassador to Oman Anil Wadhwa, “We have a lot of persons of Indian origin who are chief executives of prominent business establishments here in Oman. We hope to channelise their resources to increase business volumes between India and Oman”. Further he said that the formalities to give concrete shape to the forum, which was launched in the course of a four-day India Show 2008 trade exhibition would be completed soon.