Agenda - ABLCC Business Forum with a High-Level Delegation of Oman to Brussels

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Date: Monday 9 September

VenueTHE HOTEL (Boulevard de Waterloo 38, 1000 - Brussels)

The Delegation will be led by H.E. Mr. Yahya Al Jabri, Chairman of the Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm with the rank of Minister, and comprised of senior representatives from the following entities:

  • The Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm: Dr. Ismail Ahmed Al Balushi (Deputy CEO), Mr. Abdulmajeed Al Ansari (Acting Head of the Chairman’s Office), Mr. Saleh Al Hasani (General Manager of Investors Services), Mr. Mohammed Al Shezawi (Media Manager);
  • The Port of Duqm: S.E. Mr. Said Hamdoon Al Harthy (Chairman), Mr. Reggy Vermeulen (CEO), Mr. Nathan Wiles (Board Director), Mr. Ibrahim Al Nadhairi (New Board Director), Mr. Hans van Calster (CFO), Eng. Hashim Al Ibrahim (Business Support Director), Ms. Amal Al Raidan (CEO Office Manager);
  • The Oman Drydock Company: Khalfan Al Ruqaishi (Head of Hull Fabrication Department);
  • ASYAD Logistics: Eng. Abdulrahman Al Hatmi (CEO), Mr. Nabil Al Bimani, Chief for Ports & Free Zones);
  • Public Authority for Investment Promotion & Export Development (Ithraa);
  • The Oman Oil Company;
  • Duqm Quarries



Registration & Welcome Coffee


Welcome Speech

HE Mr. Yahya Al Jabri, Chairman of the SEZAD
Mr. Johan Beerlandt, Chairman of the ABLCC
Belgian official (will be announced soon).


“The Solution Lies at the Heart of Duqm”

  • National objectives
  • Prospects
  • Location
  • Business cluster
  • Projects
  • Investment Opportunities

Mr. Saleh Al Hasni, General Manager of Investors Services at the SEZAD

“Invest in Oman”

  • Vision & Mission
  • Why Oman?
  • Investment Opportunities
  • Support

The Public Authority for Investment Promotion and Export Development


Coffee Break


“Creating a Hub for the Future”

  • About the Port of Duqm
  • Location
  • The Port of Duqm as the Heart of the SEZAD
  • Operations Update

Reggy Vermeulen, CEO of the Port of Duqm

“Oman Drydock”

  • Facilities
  • History
  • Services
  • Investment Opportunities

Khalfan Al Ruqaishi, Head of Hull Fabrication at the Oman Drydock Company


“Oman Oil”

  • About the Company
  • Investment Portfolio
  • Leadership
  • Investment Opportunities in Oman Downstream

The Oman Oil Company

“Quarrying and Mining Sector in Duqm”

  • Mineral and Rock Resources
  • Exploitation & Extraction
  • Investment Opportunities

Duqm Quarries


Q & A


Business Lunch


B2B Session & Networking

Kindly note that is agenda is subject to changes.

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