Program Partners

Supporting Organizations

The Enterprise Development Programs were supervised by Sharakah and delivered in association with several organizations from the public sector and private sector.

Ministry of Oil and Gas

Is the governmental body in the Sultanate of Oman responsible for developing and implementing the government policy for exploiting the oil and gas resources in Oman.

Oman Oil Company

Oman Oil Company S.A.O.C. (OOC) is a commercial company wholly owned by the Government of the Sultanate of Oman. The Company was incorporated in 1996 to pursue investment opportunities in the energy sector both inside and outside Oman. Through participation in energy and energy related projects, the Company plays an important role in the Sultanate`s efforts to diversify the Omani economy and to promote Omani and foreign private sector investment.

The Public Authority for SME Development (Riyada)

The Public Authority for Small & Medium Enterprises Development (Riyada) is the Sultanate of Oman`s arm for the development of small and medium enterprises and the strengthening of their contribution to the local economy through a wide range of business advisory services and training programs.

Riyada was established as the Public Authority for Small & Medium Enterprises Development as per Royal Decree No. 36/2013, whereby it enjoys financial and administrative autonomy and is headquartered in the Muscat Governorate with the right to establish branches in other governorates according to a resolution from its board of directors.

Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OCCI)

Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OCCI) was established on the 15th of May, 1973 as a public utility establishment that aims at regulating commercial and industrial interest and represent it in addition to protecting it in different fields.

The Office of the Governor of Ad Dakhiliya

The Office of the Governor of Ad Dhahirah



Sharakah, officially known as Fund for Development of Youth Projects was established by a Royal Decree in 1998 for the sole purpose of supporting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). Sharakah provides Financial Support and Post-Financial Support to SMEs.