On Wednesday, June 18, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan attended the launch of Oasis500′s new investment track, Creative Industries Fund, which “…support[s] and invest[s] in artistic and cultural entrepreneurship…” according to Petra News.
The newspaper goes on to note that the:
“…fund will target talented entrepreneurs in all governorates of the kingdom, and aims to help them transform their ideas into fruitful projects that can contribute to the Jordanian economy.
Her Majesty also inaugurated and toured the Oasis500, ‘Entrepreneurial Talent Exhibition’, an exhibition which included 20 artistic creations by 20 different Jordanian entrepreneurs. Her Majesty reviewed the ideas behind the different projects which ultimately aim to harvest, through the medium of arts and culture, sustainable and income generating projects that serve economic development in Jordan.
Queen Rania met with the artists who participated in the exhibition and expressed her admiration of their creations, adding that their talent and thirst for success is evident in their work.”