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Oman's rapidly developing logistics sector is being positioned as the biggest contributor to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) after ... The logistics sector has been singled out by the Omani government to hasten the sultanate's economic diversification away from its current reliance on oil and gas to ...
The new year is turning out to be a bonanza for sports lovers in the sultanate. Be it the upcoming Al Mouj Muscat Marathon on this Thursday and Friday or the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group IV meet at the end of this month to Tour of Oman race and European Tour golf in mid-February, the calendar of ...
Oman's crude exports in December gained a new dimension, as for the first time during 2017, nine different countries imported Omani crude into their systems. While China's imports of Oman crude fell sharply during the month by 34 per cent, the average imported volumes by China reached 49 per cent of ...

Alert: Warning of rough seas in Oman from tonight. Alert: Warning of rough seas in Oman from tonight · 'La Sonnambula' comes to Royal Opera House. 'La Sonnambula' comes to Royal Opera House · OmanPride: Omani woman shares her journey of owning Oman's first certified organic farm · OmanPride: ...
OmanPride: Omani woman shares her journey of owning Oman's first certified organic farm · OmanPride: Adventurous amputee scales mountains, dives in sea with artificial leg. OmanPride: Adventurous amputee scales mountains, dives in sea with artificial leg. OmanPride: Oman praises Sultanate's gulf ...
21 areas in Oman quarantined to prevent palm pests · Plan for temperature loggers at turtle nesting sites in Oman. Plan for temperature loggers at turtle nesting sites in Oman · Legal nod needed to fly drones in Oman. Legal nod needed to fly drones in Oman · OmanPride: Omani woman shares her journey ...
The government of Oman has signed two agreements worth a total of RO81 million (US$210 million) with the Saudi Fund for Development. The money will be used to help fund port projects in the Duqm area. One tranche of the funding will be used to help develop infrastructure in the Special Economic ...
The delegation will participate in seminars to be addressed by the Oman Minister of commerce and Industry and the Indian Minister of State for Transport, shipping, chemicals & Fertilisers, besides by the Indian Ambassador to Oman. Nearly 300 top Omani companies' CEOs will attend the various events.
The JMMC includes member states of OPEC and non-OPEC members such as Oman and Russia. The committee's meeting usually takes place once in every two months to monitor how effectively member countries are complying with agreed production cuts. Oman has been an active participant in the ...
Muscat Municipality has announced plans to introduce new fees and taxes for individuals and businesses based in the Omani capital. The plans, which come into effect in February, include an up to 2 per cent increase in electricity prices based on usage, according to state-run Oman news agency.
Qatar's ambassador to Oman recently said that the sultanate's ports were the new gateway to his country, replacing Jebel Ali in Dubai after the UAE joined the siege. Qatar's minister of transport and communications, Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Futaisi, met his Omani counterpart Jassim bin Saif al-Sulaiti last ...
OmanPride: Omani woman shares her journey of owning Oman's first certified organic farm · OmanPride: Adventurous amputee scales mountains, dives in sea with artificial leg. OmanPride: Adventurous amputee scales mountains, dives in sea with artificial leg · OmanPride: Oman praises Sultanate's gulf ...
GHALA, Oman: Omani Mahmoud bin Yousef Temtemi found himself in a pastoral predicament this autumn - his neighbour's flock of sheep had overrun his farm and gobbled up his crops, threatening his income. Rather than make a scene or turn to the police, Temtemi chose to raise his complaint in Omani ...

A flicked header from Oman livewire al-Ghassani and Qatar substitute Meshaal al-Shamari's late effort over the bar subsequently represented the best opportunity either team forged as full-time approached, and the Qataris kept their hopes of progressing to the knockout phase well and truly alive.
Oman's Oil Minister Mohamed bin Hamad al-Rumhi said on Friday he was not concerned about the current rise in oil prices and that he expected prices to trade ... Oman's current production was around 965,000 to 970,000 barrels per day, he said, complying with the global oil production cut agreement.
Last year's Tour of Oman winner Ben Hermans will not be back to defend his title after he left BMC Racing over the winter and signed for Israel Cycling Academy. Hermans took the overall victory last season after winning the queen stage to Green Mountain, ahead of Fabio Aru and Rui Costa, who would ...
The 22-year-old Pakhtakor striker was a star performer for his country in Tuesday's narrow 1-0 loss to Qatar, a result that, combined with China's 3-0 win over Oman, leaves the Central Asians currently occupying third place in Group A and needing a positive result against the host nation to realistically have ...
The RN has had shore-based Merlin maritime helicopters in Oman for more than a decade to monitor shipping movements in the strategic strait of Hormuz and support Omani naval forces patrolling their territorial waters. UK naval sources told Jane's that the handover of the Oman commitment from Merlin ...
investors have sought permission from Oman government for establishing 24 projects with a combined investment of $4bn (OMR1.5bn). The country's minister of commerce and industry Dr Ali bin Masoud Al Sunaidi said that these projects are in different sectors, including manufacturing. In addition, around ...
The simulation exercise will be held in partnership with the Oman National Steering Committee for AMADEE-18, or the Mars Analogue Mission, and will go on for four weeks. The test site spans 120 square miles across the Dhofar desert - an area chosen as a 'fake red planet' because of its resemblance to ...
The city's buildings will only reach 10 stories, which is customary in Oman, and will cluster around a wadi (stream bed), through which water flows after it rains. A 267-acre park will surround the wadi and a series of bridges will span it, allowing residents to walk back and forth to different areas of the ...
Muscat: police arrested 135 suspects in theft cases in December 2017, according to a statement issued by the Royal Oman police (ROP), with 145 cases of theft registered in the same period. An official source from the ROP said, "135 suspects were arrested in December last year, and 145 cases of theft ...
A sinuous waterfront landmark has opened along the lively corniche in Muttrah on the coast of Oman, bringing together commerce and leisure at the nation's ... Plans for a botanic garden sheltered beneath a duo of biomes in the Omani desert have been unveiled by Arup, Grimshaw Architects and Haley ...
Oman's consulate in Mumbai on Wednesday asked citizens to exercise caution due to the ongoing protests in various parts of the Indian city. It has asked Omani citizens to avoid visiting those parts of the city which are witnessing protests. "Omani citizens must follow local travel advisories on this matter," the ...
After four pulsating races of the 12-race season, Britain's Tom Oliphant (96 points) has opened up a six-point gap over emerging Omani star Al Faisal Al Zubair (90) in the overall standings, with Charlie Frijns (72) lying third. The slender lead for Oliphant came courtesy of a historic victory in the landmark ...
Oman's 2018 budget and ninth five-year development plan aim to improve the country's investment environment and enhance the contribution of private sector in economic growth and diversification. Despite the financial and economic challenges posed by weak oil prices affecting investment activities and ...
Islamabad: Ambassador of Oman to Pakistan Al Sheikh Mohammed Omar Ahmed Al Marhoon said that Oman is gateway for Pakistan to enter gulf region while Pakistan is gateway to Oman to get better access to Asia. He stated this during paid a courtesy call on Federal Minister for education and ...
Body found in Oman after four day search · Food trucks gearing up as Omanis tuck in · Photo exhibition to showcase Oman's beauty · Dhofar to host Oman Environment Day activities · Health Minister in Germany to enhance skills of Omani doctors · OmanPride: Artist honours heroic deed of policeman with ...
In 2040, the number of students enrolled in schools will reach 2.2 million, which is equivalent to the Sultanate's entire Omani population in 2015. Spending on schooling will reach OMR1.4 billion. The scenarios point to the need for OMR5.4 billion during the Ninth Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) and 31 billion ...
Doha: Shah Rukh Khan, one of the leading Actors of India's film industry (Bollywood), inaugurated Kalyan Jewellers' new showrooms in Muscat, the capital of the Sultanate of Oman in the presence of a number of celebrities and dignitaries. Crowds were waiting to catch a glimpse of their favourite film stars ...
The development will be run on a build, own, operate basis following the independent power producer (IPP) model that has been successful in other regional markets. Private investment of around US$500 million is being sought. The site is in Ibri, 300km west of the capital Muscat. The Oman Power and ...
Body found in Oman after four days search · Food trucks gearing up as Omanis tuck in · Photo exhibition to showcase Oman's beauty · Dhofar to host Oman Environment Day activities · Health Minister in Germany to enhance skills of Omani doctors · OmanPride: Artist honours heroic deed of policeman with ...
T he new shipping route launched between Iran's Khorramshahr Port and Oman's Sohar Port on Saturday is expected to increase bilateral trade to $5 billion in the next four years, the chairman of Iran-Oman Chamber of Commerce said. Mohsen Zarrabi added that trade between the two countries rose from ...
The statistics also show that Oman Air has achieved great results in estimated time of arrival (Eta), reaching 87 per cent, and recording 99.1 per cent in the technical competency of takeoff of each aircraft. Oman Air also received a number of awards in 2017, including 12 international awards as recognition ...
Omani honey market to open at MGM today · 60 SMEs to take part in Oman's first winter market from Feb 15-March 13 · RCA wins gold for best honey production in Turkey · 200 SMEs expected to take part in Omani Innovations exhibition · Ithraa, ITC hold packaging workshop. MUSCATDAILY POLL ...
It included His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said's speech delivered at the opening of the Council of Oman, followed by the speeches of Sheikh Hamoud ... The uniqueness of the Omani Shura lies in combining the national culture with the tools of the modern era in the supreme interest of the Shura process.
He said that these all fisheries projects will increase Oman's fisheries output from 280,000 tonnes last year to 1.3mn tonnes in future. "We will push to export more marine products in future to earn foreign currency boosting the Omani economy. "We have two shrimp farms coming up in the Sharqiyah region.
An ROP official was killed in a stabbing incident by a mentally unstable man on Saturday afternoon at Muscat City Centre. The ROP confirmed the incident stating two others have been injured. "The accused has been arrested. He was carrying a document which stated that he was mentally ill," tweeted ROP ...
... in the Omani market to reflect trouble-free products and services, and will continue to focus on providing excellent services as a value addition to the market, a press release said. Presented annually by Apex Press and Publishing, Oman's Most Trusted Brand Awards is a yearly gauge in consumer trust.
Oman shone at the event, winning several awards, including Excellent Tutor for Hiyam Ahmed Yousuf al Harthi, and Excellent Academy for the higher colleges of technology. The final leg of the journey brought 13 teams to China, which included 15 female students from the region. The finalists competed in ...
T S Kalyanaraman said, "We are delighted to launch in Oman and promise to deliver a world-class shopping experience to customers. Our showrooms will feature an exquisite range of jewellery in contemporary and traditional designs that will elevate everyday wear as well as for special occasions. We are ...
A mentally ill man carrying a knife in a shopping mall in Muscat stabbed a policeman to death and injured two others on Saturday, according to Omani security services. The incident came as a surprise to many as it is not common to have this spur of violence in a popular mall that is usually very safe. Omani ...
Muscat: As part of the Omani health ministry's Masirah Island Health Initiative, the first community centre in the Sultanate will aid in health care and well-being of residents of the country's largest island, off the east coast of mainland Oman. At 95km long (north-south), Masirah has a population of just above ...
Oman made it to the semi-finals following back to back wins over fellow Group A opponents Kuwait (1-0) and Saudi Arabia (2-0), after losing their ... Muscat: Salam Air are organising a special trip for fans who want to cheer Oman's football team at the semi-finals of the 2017 Arab gulf Cup of Nations.
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has sought support from Oman for Japan's efforts to ensure a "free and open Indo-Pacific region". Kono held talks with Oman's Deputy Prime Minister Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said and Foreign Minister Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah in Muscat on Wednesday.
Hamidreza Araghi discussed the development of the project on gas export from Iran to Oman and said "the ministry of petroleum is responsible for carrying out this project that has to be implemented through two undersea and land phases. The undersea infrastructures of gas export to Oman have not been ...


 

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