The three-day Oman Investment Forum (OIF), organized by MEED, Middle East Business Intelligence, in collaboration with the Public Authority for Investment Promotion & Exports Development (PAIPED) will be opened on Monday at the Al Bustan Palace Hotel. Oman Investment Forum will cast light on the latest developments in the Sultanate of Oman; one of the most vital countries in the region. Elite governmental officials from the Sultanate, as well as businessmen and women and specialists in infrastructure and other important sectors. Oman Investment Forum 2011 will include presentations, discussions and workshops where participants will exchange views and expertise on a range of areas related to project development and opportunities across Oman''s major sectors including financing; transport; tourism; oil and gas fields; social infrastructure, such as human resources, education and health care. The first and second days of the Forum will provide participants and guests with the opportunity to present their working papers. The third day will be dedicated to discussing and revising the legal and organizational issues related to what have been discussed since the beginning of the Forum. Keynote Ministerial speakers at the forum include Shaikh Sa''ad bin Mohammed al Saadi, Commerce & Industry Minister, Darwish bin Ismaiel al Balushi, Minister Responsible for Financial Affairs and Ali bin Masoud al Sunaidy. Sports Affairs Minister & Chairman of Information Technology Authority. Edmund O''Sullivan, Chairman of MEED Events who said: "MEED is delighted to organise this conference at a time of great opportunity and development potential for the Sultanate, especially in the current time where the Sultanate is witnessing major investment and business opportunities. He pointed out that the strategic partnership between MEED and PAIPED will play a major role in providing a healthy environment for business leaders in the Sultanate. Nisreen bint Ahmed Jaffer, PAIPED Director-General for Promotion Investment hailed the fruitful cooperation with MEED and affirmed that the Sultanate has major investment opportunities for local and international companies which look for solid projects with sustainable growth.