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.

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. Official Page

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.

National Business Centre

National Business Centre is one of the leading organizations in supporting SMEs sector. It was established in 2012 under the umbrella of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estate (PEIE), The centre offers a platform for entrepreneurs to further their business ideas and develop them into growing ventures. Official Page


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.