Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) will participate with a trade delegation in Arbil Trade Exhibition due to be held in the City of Arbil in the Kurdistan Region ,Iraq on Monday Sept.23 and runs for four days. The delegation, to be led by Eng. Ahmed bin Saleh Ba Abood, OCCI Board Member, Head of Investment Promotion Committee, include businesspersons and top officials representing a number of industrial companies and factories from different sectors, including foodstuff, medical supplies, building materials, power equipment, batteries, fishing, and textile sector, in addition to the public services. The program of the visit includes meetings with Iraqi officials concerned with the activation of trade exchange in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and members of the Board of Directors of Arbil Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as well as bilateral meetings between the Omani businessmen and their Iraqi counterparts, in addition to visiting some institutions, commercial, industrial and tourist attractions in Arbil. Ba Abood said that the visit aims at exploring prospects of cooperation between the Sultanate and Iraq in general and Kurdistan in particular where there are promising business opportunities. He added that the participation in the exhibition comes as part of OCCI's plan and that of the Investment Promotion Committee to participate in such important events that enjoy a broad attention and participation. He affirmed the OCCI's keenness to provide the companies and institutions from the private sector the opportunity to take part in such exhibitions that open up prospects for trade cooperation between the members of the delegation and companies participating in the exhibition as they come from many brotherly and friendly countries, including Turkey, Iran, Kuwait, UAE, Egypt, Syria and a number of countries from the European Union, in addition to Russia and China. The delegation chief pointed out that OCCI seeks to provide all the facilities needed to ensure the effective participation of all companies taking part in the exhibition and continuously coordinates with the organizers of the exhibition in the Kurdistan Region in Iraq.