Al Hooqani International Group (HIG) is one of the leading commercial groups of companies in the Sultanate of Oman, the group was established in 1978, and it committed to exceed the customer expectations, through the rapid growth it has achieved in recent years that confirmed the extent of the group’s development in various fields, which made it combine originality and long experiences, which were passed on from generation to another.
The active leadership of the Board of Directors contributed to keeping the group close to its customers everywhere, through the diversity and depth of its activities to the extent that it touches all aspects of life in the Sultanate of Oman.
The main office of the group is located in the capital, Muscat, and the wide presence of Al Hooqani International Group in the various parts of the Sultanate ensures that it continues to have a positive impact through its activities in many sectors.
Since the group was established, it has undergone positive changes and expanded the scope of its activities within the Sultanate and neighboring countries; the State of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, and even recently expanded to include the United Kingdom and Africa, the group has developed rapidly, and includes 9 different departments.
Excellence is our goal, as well as our commitments to our customers, we exceed the expectations of our customers, and at every stage of our complete services provided by our organization, we set our industry levels in terms of professionalism and safety, our soul goal is that our customers achieve their goals.
The group also strives to ensure that its employees are provided the highest possible services; whether medical, social or recreational, which positively affects the performance of employees, and maintains their feeling of belonging to the family of Al Hooqani Group.
About Sultanate of Oman:
The Sultanate of Oman is the second largest Arab Gulf country in terms of area, with a total area of 309,500 square kilometers. Its coasts extend from the Strait of Hormuz in the north to the borders with the Republic of Yemen in the south, and its length reaches 3165 kilometers. The Sultanate of Oman overlooks three important water bodies; the Gulf, the Sea of Oman and the Arabian Sea, the Sultanate is known for its ancient maritime history, and its people are known for their hospitality and kindness.
The Sultanate was under the wise leadership of His Majesty the late Sultan Qaboos Ibn Said, may Allah rest his soul, the catalyst for the modern renaissance of Oman, the founder of its contemporary march and one of the fastest growing economies in the region, and its loyal sons continue with determination and dedication to achieve more achievements under the wise leadership of His Highness His Majesty Sultan Haitham Ibn Tariq (may Allah protect him and save him), Who has committed to continuing the process of building and progress at the level of Omani people and the nation in an ambitious renewed renaissance that encompasses various aspects of life. One of them is to enhance economic competitiveness, social welfare, and stimulate growth and confidence in economic, social and development relations throughout the Sultanate. His Majesty; May Allah support him, in a short period of time, managed to achieve many achievements with solid will and relentless determination in various fields in order to develop Oman and raise its ideals.
The oil sector is the largest contributor to the Omani economy, but the state is taking accelerated steps in the course of industrialization with the increasing share of the non-oil sector in the country’s economy. The Sultanate already has many advanced industries to manufacture many products.
Privatization contributes to open new horizons for investors, and among the sectors on the way to privatization are energy, water, roads, communications and aviation sectors, the Omani government is moving in this direction quickly to provide the opportunity for the largest number of projects for the private investment sector.
Add to that, the government policies to boost investment and business contribute greatly to attract many foreign investments to establish new projects. This not only helps in diversifying the sources of the national economy, but also contributes to bring more advanced technologies and supports export operations.
Among the steps taken by the government to attract foreign investment, many economic incentives include the freedom to transfer capital and profits abroad. The Oman Center for Investment Promotion and Export Development was established specifically to help foreign investors.
These efforts have contributed to attract many foreign investments in some vital projects such as the Oman Liquid Natural Gas project, the aluminum smelting project, the agricultural fertilizer project, and many others.
In addition, for that, the Omani government has taken many measures to enhance the infrastructure for tourism, as it has invested billions of dollars in giant housing projects.
In order to support the economic growth witnessed by the Sultanate, a third sea port was established in the city of Sohar, in addition to the construction of a dry dock and a dock for repairing giant ships in the port of Duqm, which is considered one of the important projects that will contribute to enhancing the Sultanate’s commercial efforts in an ideal location serving both the eastern and western corridors. Due to its central geographical location outside the Strait of Hormuz and in the middle of the Indian Ocean on international waters and is located directly close to the international trade route between Asia and Europe, its location makes it very attractive and a confirmation of the importance of the strategic location of the port of Duqm. Maritime, road, air and rail transportation provide investors with an unrivaled environment to do business.
Today, the Sultanate of Oman is classified as one of the most developed countries, and it is on its way to achieve more progress in the near future to become the future of the Arab Gulf region.