QSM CEO’s Official Visit to Iran Strengthens Bilateral Ties and Business Prospects

In a significant diplomatic and business engagement, Abdulbaqi AL Kindi, the CEO of QSM, joined forces with H.E. Eng Said Al Mawali, the Minister of Transport, Communications, and Information Technology of the Sultanate of Oman, for an official visit to Iran on May 9th and 10th, 2023. The visit aimed to strengthen bilateral ties, explore new business opportunities, and promote the potential of Shinas Port.

The visit commenced with a warm welcome at Bandar Abbas Port, where Minister Al Mawali with the team were received by Mr. Doosti, the Governor of Hormozgan Province. This gracious reception marked the beginning of a fruitful exchange of ideas and strategies for enhancing maritime cooperation between Oman and Iran.

The discussions focused on key areas such as port management, infrastructure development, and trade facilitation. Both parties expressed their commitment to fostering closer ties and boosting the efficiency of regional logistics.

The delegation then set sail for Shahid Rajaee Port, a vital gateway for international trade. The visit included an exploration of the adjacent Special Economic Zone, which holds immense potential for investment and economic growth. The team were thoroughly impressed by the infrastructure and opportunities available within the zone.

The journey continued with a series of high-level meetings in Tehran, the capital of Iran. Minister Al Mawali engaged in discussions with his Iranian counterpart, the Minister of Transportation, to explore avenues for enhancing bilateral trade, connectivity, and economic cooperation.

Simultaneously, Mr. AL Kindi led business meetings with Iranian counterparts, discussing potential collaborations, investments, and the development of Shinas Port as a vital hub in the region. These sessions not only reaffirmed the commitment of QSM to its mission but also underscored the company’s vision of becoming a symbol of excellence on both local and global stages.

One of the key highlights of the visit was the presentation of Shinas Port’s immense potential. CEO Abdulbaqi AL Kindi showcased the strategic advantages and capabilities of the port, highlighting its role in facilitating international trade and boosting economic development in the Sultanate of Oman.

The Iranian officials expressed genuine interest in exploring collaborative opportunities, recognizing Shinas Port as a gateway to Oman’s growing logistics and maritime sector.

The visit to Iran by the Minister Said Al Mawali was marked by fruitful discussions, mutual respect, and a shared vision of strengthening ties between Oman and Iran. Both sides are now poised to embark on a new chapter of collaboration, one that promises economic growth, trade expansion, and the continued development of Shinas Port as a vital regional asset.

As QSM continues its journey toward excellence, this visit serves as a testament to the company’s dedication to fostering partnerships, embracing innovation, and achieving its vision on both local and global stages.

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