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Over 200 youths to take part in summit.

Muscat: Over 200 young people aged between 15 and 24 and drawn from 26 countries in Asia, Europe and North America will be participating in this year s Muscat Youth Summit (MYS) scheduled to be held from December 9 to 12, at the Millennium Resort in Al Mussanah.

Being organised by the Public Authority for Investment Promotion & Export Development (PAIPED) MYS, the summit will focus on enterprise, urban art and culture, road traffic safety and media.

The four-day residential programme gets significant support from an array of public and private sector organisations including the Sultan Qaboos Centre for Science & Culture, Ministry of Education, UNESCO, Oman National Commission for Education Culture & Science, National Youth Committee, The Young Foundation, Nawras, OMIFCO, Khimji Ramdas, Oman Air, Omran, The Wave Muscat, Qalhat LNG,EeOman Daily, The Oman Observer, Al Wisal, Merge 104.8, and the Millennium Resort.

"We ve an outstanding set of 37 workshop presenters lined-up which includes representatives from The Young Foundation, Injaz; Knowledge Horizon; Maslaha, The National Youth Committee, Omran, 23 Degrees North, Aedas Architects, SBTV, and London s leading youth magazine Live. In fact, we re ramping up the business and enterprise content of this year s Summit with the aim of inspiring more young Omanis to set-up start-ups," said Sayyid Faisal Al Said, PAIPED's Director General of Marketing & Media and the man spearheading MYS.

According to Sayyid Faisal, the Summit has been designed specifically to build young people's leadership and communication skills coupled with effective business development techniques.

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Publication:Times of Oman (Muscat, Oman)
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Date:Nov 14, 2012
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