Muscat: The Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Special Economic Zones and Free Zones (Opaz) held a meeting with a number of CEOs of factories at Salalah Free Zone and visited a number of factories specialised in the field of food and chemical and pharmaceutical industries in the zone.
Opaz Board of Directors held its third meeting for the year 2021 in Salalah, headed by Dr Ali bin Masoud bin Ali Al Sunaidy, Chairman of the Board.
The meeting touched on the current situation of investments at Salalah Free Zone and the direction to localise the projects of producing medicines and medical supplies in the zone, where special locations have been already allocated for such projects. Soon the zone will be home to one of the largest pharmaceutical factories in the Sultanate, which is currently under construction.
The Board of Directors was briefed on the plan developed by the Asyad Group to enhance the integration of the Salalah Free Zone with the logistics system in the Sultanate. Likewise, the meeting also brought to discussion the different possible ways to maximise the benefits between the special economic zones, free zones and the ports.