MUSCAT: Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, will host 'GCC Rail and Metro Conference 2015' during January 11-12.
The conference is the first joint event that endeavors to unite the GCC efforts in the rail and metro industries and services towards sustainable development for the GCC economies through maximizing the benefit from investment in this sector, according to Oman News Agency (ONA)
The conference will present the manufacturing, service and training opportunities available for investors and the private sector including SMEs in all GCC projects.
Further, the conference will tackle the challenges facing the private sector to effectively participate in the railways sector.
It will also discuss developing policies and plans to overcome such impediments and encouraging the private sector's participation.
Along with decision-makers in the rail and metro sectors in the GCC countries, elite speakers and experts in the related industries, services and training will take part in the conference. (QNA)