Muscat - His Highness Sayyid Asa’ad bin Tariq Al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Personal Representative of His Majesty will officially inaugurate the International Road Transport Union (IRU) World Congress on Wednesday at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre in Muscat. Organised by IRU and hosted by ASYAD in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Communications, the three-day Congress acts as a unique platform for global decision-makers to exchange ideas, debate solutions and map out the future of the road transport industry.
Centred on the theme of “Innovation on the Move”, participants will address global solutions to a range of regional questions and challenges for the evolving industry that is becoming increasingly digital, connected and automated. The programme includes more than 20 interactive and vibrant sessions, along with networking opportunities, ministerial and CEO summits, and special events. High level speakers include Ministers, CEOs and industry thought-leaders, innovators and disruptors in addition to heads of UN agencies and other leading international organisations. The winner of the ‘Start-up Competition’ with a prize of USD 100,000 in equity investment will also be announced during the Congress.