Research Council, Oman Air Sign Cooperation Agreement

The Research Council today signed a

cooperation agreement with Oman Air. Signing the agreement comes in

line with the Council’s objectives that target enhancing cooperation and

partnership with the private sector’s establishments in the Sultanate in

a bid to achieve goals and vision of the National Strategy for Scientific

Research and support the efforts exerted to upgrade research system

in the Sultanate.

The agreement was signed from the Research Council by Dr. Hilal

bin Ali al-Hinai, Secretary General of the Council whilst it was signed

from Oman Air by Eng. Abdulaziz bin Saud al-Ra’eesi, Acting CEO of

Oman Air.

The agreement’s signing comes to affirm both sides’ approach in

enhancing partnership and supporting research activity in the

Sultanate. Stemming from its role of corporate social responsibility

(CSR), Oman Air’s strategy seeks to support research and contributes

in building capacities in areas of research and development in the


The Secretary General of the Research Council said in a press

statement that Oman Air is a key partner and supporter for Omani

jobseekers in general and youth category in particular. He added that

the agreement would expand support areas for the Omani youths to

take part in various international fora organised by the Research


On his turn, the Acting CEO of Oman Air pointed out that Oman

Air, in cooperation with the Research Council, work for a while on this

agreement that supports the Omani youths in scientific research as a

national duty.

The agreement also contributes in enhancing the Research

Council’s efforts in building cooperation partnerships with various

establishments of the private sector.

Source: Oman News Agency