MOCI completes inspection of 331 out of 380 industries
The MOCI Directorate General of Industries continued its inspection campaign for the year 2018 to target 380 industrial facilities in various governorates of the Sultanate of Oman. The drive is aimed at correction of the conditions of these industrial establishments and to urging them to abide by the applicable laws and regulations.
Engineer Ali bin Saif Al Hadi, Secretary of the Industrial Register at the Directorate General of Industries of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, said that the number of industrial establishments covered under the inspection campaign so far were 331 out of the total target of 380 such industries. They included 25 in Al Batinah governorate, 48 in Al Buraimi, 93 in South Al Sharqiyah, 42 in Al Dakhliyah, 13 in Musandam and 30 in Dhofar governorate.
Al Hadi said that the inspection of the activities carried out by the industrial establishments covered raw materials and equipment used in production. It was also meant for confirmation of production capacity as well as level of compliance of the project with the safety and hygiene measures. This is in addition to urging the targeted enterprises to recruit national manpower which they need at their various stages from execution or during their expansions. It shows government's interest in this sector as it takes care of it and provides it best possible facilities as was proposed under the national program for economic diversification Tanfeeth for industrial projects and initiatives.
He said that industrial monitoring was key to ensure that the industrial establishments comply with the laws and regulations governing the sector to improve and increase the its efficiency. This helps in bolstering trade and developing national economy through joint efforts of the private sector and the industrial monitoring organisations of the Sultanate which continuously supervises the control of products and production lines as per its jurisdiction.