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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 09/12/2013

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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Tourism is a 'booming sector' and work is underway towards meeting targets to turn the sector into a prominent one in the sultanate, said H E Maitha bint Saif al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary in the Ministry of Tourism.

She was addressing the Lunch & Learn lecture series organised by The Achievement Centre at ibis Hotel on Sunday.

The lecture was organised to help the government sector share its expertise with the private sector.

Sharing her experience, H E Maitha said that professionals, irrespective of the sector they belong to, should always be inquisitive.

''We are trying to integrate tourism and education. We want tourism to be the first option for students not a secondary career option.

''Many people have been critical of me but I find the key to success is to ask questions. Questions should be asked frequently and to everyone. The position is not important but sharing of knowledge is very crucial.''

Addressing young aspiring women leaders, she said, ''You should stand up and talk confidently and that will be the key to success and achievement.''

Issa Saleh Ali Aufi, a young professional who works for Saraya Bandar Jissah, said, ''This is a good initiative and such talks help us in a great way. We also get to know the government's views on various issues. This is an important platform for us to exchange ideas and know each other better.''

The initiative aims to encourage women to participate in professional areas of work in a much more constructive way.

''We have organised quite a few sessions with experts in the government. There are many areas where government can guide and private sector can learn from the experience. Before this initiative, we had arranged talks with experts from the Ministry of Oil & Gas and Ministry of Transport and Communications. We are trying to organise a session in January with experts from PDO and another session in February,'' said Mohammed Benayoume, CEO, The Achievement Centre.

Experienced and young professional from different fields took part in the ev


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