Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman, Ameer Ajwad met with Chief Executive Officer, Saleh M. Al Shanfari of Oman Food Investment Holding Co. and had a productive discussion on the promotion of bilateral trade in food sector between the two countries.
The two sides also explored new areas for mutual cooperation in food sector and agreed to connect B2B links between Oman Food Investment Holding Co. (OFIC) and food sector companies in Sri Lanka., the Sri Lankan Embassy in Muscat said.
OFIC is a state-owned-enterprise (SOE) owned by Oman Investment Authority, mandated to promote Oman’s food security, through partnerships with government agencies, private operators and investors.
OFIC aims to boost Oman’s food security and economic well-being by investing in domestic and international food projects in partnership with food companies, investors and other stakeholders. OFIC is a group of companies consisting of more than 10 prominent food sector companies in Oman.
Ambassador Ameer Ajwad was accompanied by First Secretary of Sri Lanka Embassy in Oman, Dilini Abeysekara.