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Oman tourism – Gearing up for the future: Event by OFA

2018-11-12T23:15:32+00:00

Oman tourism - Gearing up for the future: Event by OFA MUSCAT: In an endeavor to support the booming tourism sector of the Sultanate, OFA will be hosting a premium event titled “Oman tourism - Gearing up for the future”. The event will be held on Sunday, 11 November 2018 at Kempinski Hotel under the auspices of Maitha Saif Al Marhouqi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism. The invitees to this elite event will comprise of over two hundred “C” level executives from private organiSations in the tourism sector, as well as the ministers and under-secretaries from ministries. Cyril Piaia, [...]

Oman tourism – Gearing up for the future: Event by OFA2018-11-12T23:15:32+00:00

OFA’s Inspirational Women of Oman Ceremony 2018

2018-10-27T20:56:08+00:00

Four Deserving Women Recognized and Awarded at the First OFA’s Inspirational Women of Oman Ceremony 2018 Muscat: The very first OFA Inspirational Women of Oman Ceremony was held on Monday, October 22, 2018 at Grand Hyatt. In an endeavor to nurture, empower and recognize the various talented individuals in the Omani women’s community OFA hosted this esteemed event to honor them with a truly deserving award. To started the ceremony, Philip Stanton, COO – MENA Region, Ernst & Young facilitated a panel discussions with three prominent women, Anisa Al Raisi, the first Omani woman to ski the Geographic North [...]

OFA’s Inspirational Women of Oman Ceremony 20182018-10-27T20:56:08+00:00

Economic Outlook

2018-10-27T20:54:14+00:00

Economic Outlook. On December 12th, 2017 Omani French Friendship Association - OFA in collaboration with the Economic Department of the Embassy of France organized at the Crowne Plaza Muscat OCEC (Oman Convention & Exhibition Center) an event on the macro and financial outlook for 2018. The event titled “2018 Regional Economic Outlook: stepping up for future challenges” aimed at presenting the perspectives and main risks for Oman and the GCC economies in 2018. The event brought together CFO and CEO from large national and international companies and banks. Two complementary presentations made by Mr Amine JAOUI, Head of Sovereign Coverage [...]

Economic Outlook2018-10-27T20:54:14+00:00

47th National Day of Oman

2018-09-10T17:31:22+00:00

47th National Day of Oman. OFA (Omani French Friendship Association) celebrated Omani Women on November, 22nd in collaboration with Oman Women’s Association (OWA). The event took place at the OWA headquarters with a special event called “Woman and Power : a leadership in a new world”. Omani women shared their stories, experiences and challenges to succeed in the local business environment. It was also an opportunity to celebrate the 47th National Day of Oman. With the support of CFO (Omani French Centre) and Al Marsa Foods, the conference gathered around 200 people and had the pleasure to welcome Renaud SALINS, Ambassador [...]

47th National Day of Oman2018-09-10T17:31:22+00:00

The Internet of Things – Promise for the Future?

2018-09-10T18:53:30+00:00

The Internet of Things – Promise for the Future? The Omani French Friendship Association (OFA), established in collaboration with the French Embassy in the Sultanate, hosted a seminar titled ‘The Internet of Things – Promise for the Future?’, on the 16th of October, 2017, at Bank Muscat Hall, Head Office. The key speakers for the seminar were Mrs. Vanessa Humphrey, Chief Strategy Officer from Internet of Things LLC - mOmkin, Mr. Fadi Nasser, Senior Advisor to CEO, General Manager ICT from Omantel and Mr. Rajesh Pai Fondekar, Head of Alternative Channels & e-Business from Bank Muscat Meethaq. The [...]

The Internet of Things – Promise for the Future?2018-09-10T18:53:30+00:00

A music concert with the French artist Abaji

2018-09-10T18:53:40+00:00

A music concert with the French artist Abaji. "The Omani French Friendship Association (OFA) in collaboration with Centre-Franco Omanais (CFO) hosted a music concert with the French artist Abaji for its’ members on 19th September, 2017 at The Omani French Museum in Masqat". Singer, multi-instrumentalist from Armenian, Greek, Turkish, Syrian and Lebanese origins, Abaji original music draws on musical traditions which like his actual ancestry are highly diverse, but mostly connected to the Mediterranean's non-European shores. The music concert was followed by a cocktail sponsored by Newrest Wacasco. This was an opportunity for guests to network and also to interact with [...]

A music concert with the French artist Abaji2018-09-10T18:53:40+00:00

Workshop on ‘Logistics in Oman – A Collaborative Approach

2018-09-10T18:55:00+00:00

Logistics in Oman - A Collaborative Approach. OFA conducted a workshop on ‘Logistics in Oman - A Collaborative Approach’. The event was held on 26th April, 2017 at the prestigious French Embassy. The workshop was focused around global and local trends in logistics. The guest speakers of the event were Mr. Aju Thomas, General Manager, Wilhelmsen Towell Co LLC Oman, Mr. Sanjeev Madavi, Vice President - Supply Chain Management, Bahwan Exel LLC and Mr. Pascal Aroule, Director, Rio Tinto Sohar Logistics LLC. Mr. Aju, spoke about the local and global logistics scenario and presented 3 cases for a collaborative approach [...]

Workshop on ‘Logistics in Oman – A Collaborative Approach2018-09-10T18:55:00+00:00

Goût de / Good France event

2018-09-10T18:58:06+00:00

Goût de / Good France event to celebrate French gastronomy. On 21 March, over 2000 restaurants in 150 countries will participate in the Goût de / Good France event to celebrate French gastronomy. This event, orchestrated by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and Chef Alain Ducasse, is inspired by Auguste Escoffier, who launched the “Dîners d’Épicure” (Epicurean Dinners) initiative in 1912. The aim is to showcase the French lifestyle, regional products and, more broadly, to promote France as a tourist destination worldwide. The Goût de / Good France menu includes an aperitif with finger food, a [...]

Goût de / Good France event2018-09-10T18:58:06+00:00

Come Cheer the French cyclists at the Tour of Oman

2018-09-10T19:10:36+00:00

Come Cheer the French cyclists at the Tour of Oman. Come Cheer the French cyclists at the Tour of Oman, happening during the Muscat Festival 2017!! The Tour of Oman will take place between the 14th & 19th of February, 2017 with some of the top cyclists from around the world competing. France will be represented by two teams, AG2R La Mondiale and Delko Marseille Provence KTM. Come encourage the athletes and support this major event happening in Oman. If you would like more details on the event, kindly contact Mr. Michel Lefur, at +96899324594, lefurmichel0@gmail.com [...]

Come Cheer the French cyclists at the Tour of Oman2018-09-10T19:10:36+00:00

A Muscial Celbration of Omani-French Accord

2018-09-10T19:22:52+00:00

A Muscial Celbration of Omani-French Accord. The Omani French Friendship Association (OFA) in collaboration with the French Embassy organized a classical music concert in Muscat. The concert was a celebration of classical French music, and was given by renowned artistes, Mme. Daniela Pisano and M. Matteo Andreini. The concert was held on 30th January, 2017 at the Omani-French Museum in Muscat.

A Muscial Celbration of Omani-French Accord2018-09-10T19:22:52+00:00