Oman’s Public Authority for the Development of Small and Medium Enterprises (Riyada) signed an agreement with a regional social initiative Silatech on 2nd August 2016.
The area of collaboration include on Riyada’s build your business , entrepreneurship award, research to track the progress and challenges faced by entrepreneurs in establishing or expanding their business, as well as programs to encourage and empower social entrepreneurs.
Based in Doha, Silatech is a regional social initiative which works with over 100 partners in 15 countries throughout the Arab world to help young Arabs find jobs and start businesses. Since being founded in 2008, Silatech has financed and supported over 90,000 youth-owned businesses, and created or sustained over 140,000 jobs. The partnership with Riyada marks Silatech’s first program activity in Oman