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SL and Oman to strengthen B2B links in food sector

The Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate of Oman Ameer Ajwad met with Chief Executive Officer Saleh M. Al Shanfari of Oman Food Investment Holding Co. (S.A.O.C) recently and had a productive discussion on the promotion of bilateral trade in the food sector between Sri Lanka and the Sultanate of Oman.

During the meeting, new areas for mutual cooperation in the food sector were explored and it was agreed to connect B2B links between Oman Food Investment Holding Co. (OFIC) and food sector companies in Sri Lanka.

OFIC is a state-owned-enterprise (SOE) owned by Oman Investment Authority, mandated to promote Oman’s food security, through partnerships with government agencies, private operators and investors. OFIC aims to boost Oman’s food security and economic well-being by investing in domestic and international food projects in partnership with food companies, investors and other stakeholders. OFIC is a group of companies consisting of more than 10 prominent food sector companies in Oman.