(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Muscat- The 2019 edition of Oman Energy and Water Conference and Exhibition at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre began on Monday.
More than 160 local and international companies from 15 countries including the Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, the Netherlands, Oman, South Korea, Turkey, the UAE, the UK and the US are taking part in the three-day event.
The event, which is being organised by Diam - Public Authority for Water (PAW) and Omanexpo, was officially opened by H H Sayyid Kamil bin Fahad bin Mahmoud al Said, Assistant Secretary General for Cabinet Affairs of the Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers.
Ahmed Sayed, exhibition director, Oman Energy and Water Conference and Exhibition, said, 'The flagship event brings in an expanded technical conference, segmented into Oman Power, Oman Water and Wastewater and Oman Solar Forum, the latter organised in partnership with global association Joint Forces for Solar, with over 40 esteemed speakers presenting insights, best practices, issues, solutions, and case studies.
'These dedicated forums will ensure that sectors will tap the right and representative stakeholders and serve as strategic platforms for companies from these sectors.' Some of the topics to be presented revolve around Oman's power sector structure and policies, digitalisation, efficiency and operational excellence in the water and wastewater sectors, climate change impact on water resources, solar energy market update and outlook, critical factors to maintain sustainable solar market growth, and more.
Sayed added, 'We are delighted to work with Diam (PAW) once again as we continue to increase our efforts to contribute to the expansion of Oman's power and water sector to meet demand and the emerging solar market.
'Along with these our commitment is to present a credible platform for companies to launch or showcase their product or service offerings to the market and provide opportunities for existing and potential businesses.'