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He said that Oman's smart cities are now rapidly moving from theory to reality. "And it means that the authorities would need innovative IT solutions to meet future challenges. This will provide an opportunity to companies like SAP to offer their cloud-based enterprise solutions. We are showcasing some ... market
The contracts would be mix of bilateral contracts signed with the majors as well as awards from a bid round Oman concluded last year, Mohammed Al Rumhy told The National. The sultanate's oil ministry had in 2017 offered four blocks in a licensing round to attract international oil and gas companies back.

Muscat: Massive economic expansion plans and the move away from oil have led to a huge increase in the annual birth rate in some areas of Oman, according to a senior Ministry of Health official. In just a few years, the birth rate in Sohar, for example, shot up from around 4,000 a year to almost 10,000 ...
Since the introduction of VAT, many say the city is not worth the visit any more as goods in Oman cost less. "Since the introduction of VAT in the UAE, shoppers feel the pinch of an additional five per cent tax added to many goods and services. I used to spend around RO300 for Eid shopping in the past ...
Amongst those considering an industry change in Oman, the most appealing industries include banking/finance/accounting (12 per cent), followed by hospitality/recreation/entertainment (eight per cent), and military/defence/police (eight per cent). When asked about their reasons for considering an ...
Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement this morning that the musician, born Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman. Avicii has died aged just 28. Picture: Supplied. “It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” the statement read, Variety reported. “He was found ...
At about 10,000 feet above sea level, Jabal Akhdar is one of the highest points of the Omani Sultanate, and a favourite of adventurers and thrill-seekers. In the spring, the rugged terrain oozes sweet perfume and turns a spectacular shade of dusty pink Damask roses that envelope the mountain range, and ...
AVICII's heartbroken brother has reportedly flown to Oman as the family "search for answers" after the DJ's shock death. The Swedish star's sibling David Bergling is said to have landed in Muscat less than 24 hours after the sad news was confirmed, according to TMZ.com. Avicii's elder brother David, right, ...
Video: Traditional skills like pottery are alive and well in Oman. 12 cars seized by Royal Oman Police. 12 cars seized by Royal Oman Police. 29 female illegal migrants deported from Oman. 29 female illegal migrants deported from Oman · We can't wait to get on the Batinah Expressway · Omani medical ...
Swedish DJ and record producer Avicii, one of the biggest stars of electronic dance music (EDM) in Europe, is found dead in Muscat, Oman, his US publicist says. Swedish DJ and record producer Avicii, one of the biggest stars of electronic dance music (EDM) in Europe, has been found dead in Muscat, ...
Swedish DJ Avicii has died in Oman at 28. Staff writers, News Corp ... Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement this morning that the musician, born Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman. The circumstances ... “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is ...
The most ethnically diverse of all the Gulf states, Oman is the world's only majority Ibadi Muslim country. Neither Sunni nor Shia but instead melding elements of both, it culturally promotes diplomacy, mediation and public consultation. The uniquely Ibadi concept of kitman engenders a profound respect for ...
Oil prices probably won't rise much beyond recent highs near $75 a barrel, according to Minister Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhi of Oman. The forecast from the world's longest-serving oil minister comes amid reports that top oil exporter Saudi Arabia would like international benchmark Brent crude prices ...
NEW YORK — The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the 28-year-old DJ, born Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman. “The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this ...
RNN) – Swedish DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, has died in Muscat, Oman. He was 28. "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," said his publicist Diana Baron in a statement. "He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April ...

Most of Oman's accidents in March happened at night. Three restaurants that serve schools shut down in Oman. Three restaurants that serve schools shut down in Oman · We can't wait to get on the Batinah Expressway · Omani medical students win gold medal at Geneva expo. Omani medical students win ...
Frankincense trees cram the wadis that trail off into the deserts north of Salalah, in Oman's southern Dhofar region, like emeralds spaced apart on a .... The hotel's striking facade evokes the lines of a traditional Omani fort; soaring pillars in the lobby are inspired by the lily-shaped structures that appear to ...
MANGALURU: Oman saw the first ever Shanishwara Pooja performed in that country, thanks to Biruva Javaner that did so in Muscat on Saturday. Biruva Javaner is the local Billava community group of Oman and pooja was held at Darsait Sri Krishna Temple auditorium. About 1,200 devotees of this ...
You could spend the whole weekend at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar immersed in the infinity pool that seemingly runs off into a vast mountain valley in Oman. Or you could immerse yourself even deeper into the mountain range by hanging off the sheer cliff face right under the ledge of that infinity pool.
"Dish TV, Airtel, Tata Sky are illegal in Oman as per Ministry of Commerce and Industry. All activities (viewing, buying, selling, distribution, repair, activation etc) related to the above are liable for prosecution," according to OSN Pehla,a direct-broadcast satellite provider serving Middle East and North Africa.
Besides the overseas experts, senior sports administration experts from Oman will also address the conference. Among the speakers from Oman are Khalifa al Essai, Khaled al Hachani and Hisham al Sinani from the sports ministry, Sheikh Saif al Hosni, Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) vice-chairman, H E ...
Oman's Ministry of Transport and Communications has opened a big stretch of the Ibri-Yanqul dual carriageway, amid its national strategy to improve the condition of the country's roads. The ministry inaugurated 17km of the asphalt dual carriageway connecting the country's northern city of Ibri to the district ...
Muscat: A woman was arrested on charges of duping a man of OMR7,000 after she convinced him to marry her, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) announced. Police officials said that the two got to know each other via social media. According to a police source, “They got to know each other via social media ...
The estimated income from VAT, Oman could add between $520 million (200 million Omani riyals) and $779 million (300 million riyals) every year, according to the Ministry. The revenue generated will help diversify the country's economy and provide a new source of income for the government coffers.
In his address, His Excellency welcomed the Omani delegation in their second home, Qatar. “The joint Qatari-Omani entrepreneurs' meeting is an important event, and it is a great pleasure to meet this esteemed gathering of ladies and gentlemen from Qatar and Oman, entrepreneurs interested in promoting ...
He noted that special economic zone in Duqm and the other free zones in Salalah, Sohar and Al Mazyounh as, which serve as gateways for investment, contribute to enhancing the growth and diversification of the Omani economy, increasing the GDP and generating sustainable employment opportunities.
“The joint investments between Qatar and Oman have increased over time, so did trade exchange. In fact, the value of joint investments was estimated at more than QR5.5bn, including Omani investments in Qatar worth QR427mn," Youssef al-Emadi, director of the Industrial Zones Department at the ...
They also signed a memorandum of understanding between the government of Oman represented by the Ministry of Defence and the Government of the UK regarding loaning a number of Omani military officers from the different Sultan Armed Forces to work at the UK forces as it is the case with the U.K ...
Maccaferri has an active global network and a very long history of success in geosynthetic and affiliated geotechnical engineering projects, but it continues to find new benchmarks. In Oman, the company's ParaLink® high-strength geogrids are being used for basal reinforcement in the massive Duqm roads ...
The tournament, organised in co-operation with Oman Chess Committee and the Pinoy Club, saw young talents and experienced players from Omani ... The tournament saw young talents as well as experienced players from Omani and expatriate communities vying for top honours in different categories.
In cooperation with Dar al Atta'a, Bait al Zubair held an exhibition on Sunday of the Omani boat collection from the painting of boats, which was recently held at Riyam Park overlooking Sultan Qaboos Port in the heart of Muttrah. This city is a significant one in the history of Oman, overlooking the coast of the ...
Marsh announced it has appointed Christos Adamantiadis as CEO of a newly combined Middle East and Africa region. The broker also has appointed Ayman El Hout as country leader for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Based in Dubai, Adamantiadis will join Marsh on May 1 and will report to Flavio ...
Oman Air appointed one of its former executives to the role of cheif commercial officer. Paul Starrs was formerly senior VP-global sales, distribution and ancillary products for Emirates Airline. His previous positions included that of GM-worldwide sales with Oman Air. Starrs will focus on developing a ...
Muscat: Oman's Department of Blood Banks Services has asked citizens and residents in the country to come forward and donate blood. Blood banks in the country have seen a decline in the number of blood donors, and to counteract this shortfall in availability of blood, which is often required on extremely ...
“The confirmation of phase 2 has raised Oman's gas production profile at the latter end of our forecast period, with output now peaking at 41.3 billion cubic meters instead of falling away post-2019,” the analysts said in a brief research note sent to Rigzone. “The Khazzan reservoirs are some of the largest ...
“The Oman Economic Review award also meant a lot to me. It was a good boost for me to keep striving for more.” These accomplishments have been building since Al-Fannah's career introduction through the marketing program in the UMSL- Modern College of Business and Science partnership.
This prestigious global trail running event is coming to Oman. April 4, 2018 | 10:35 PM. by Times News Service. AddThis ... The inaugural OMAN by UTMB will see an international field of 300 runners take on a non-stop rugged 137km course over the varied and mountainous terrain of Oman's Jabal Akhdar. Photo-Supplied.
The Geographic North Pole is different from the Magnetic North Pole which Omani adventurer Nabil al Busaidi reached in 2009. Apart from Oman, the expedition has participants from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Slovenia, Sweden, France, Cyprus, Russia and the UK. Anisa said, “I will be very proud to hold ...
Woman wounds three at YouTube headquarters before killing herself · $13.5m Omani-owned factory officially opened. $13.5m Omani-owned factory officially opened · Fraud phone call scam hits Omani students in UK. Fraud phone call scam hits Omani students in UK · Oman · Omanisation; |; Tourism; | ...
Oman has the means to maintain its currency peg and has no plans to change it even though the decline in oil prices has hurt its finances, central bank Governor Tahir Al Amri said. Oman's gross foreign currency reserves, which stood at $19.6 billion at the end of January, are enough to cover nearly nine ...
Muscat: Oman has the means to maintain its currency peg and has no plans to change it even though the decline in oil prices has hurt its finances, central bank Governor Tahir Al Amri said. Oman's gross foreign currency reserves, which stood at $19.6 billion (Dh71.9 billion) at the end of January, are ...
Omani LCC SalamAir has embarked on a steady expansion of its route network and plans to double the size of its small fleet over the course of 2018. The Muscat-based carrier will add 3X-weekly flights to Tbilisi, Georgia and 2X-weekly services to Baku, Azerbaijan, starting June 14, during the Eid al-Fitr ...
The Business Year (TBY) has launched its latest publication on the Omani economy The Business Year: Oman 2018. ... TBY's this year's publication on Oman details the ambitions of the sultanate's Tanfeedh programme, its predicted impacts, and the opportunities it will generate for growth, a press release ...
An official at the MoM told the Times of Oman that the ministry expects to hire 25,000 Omanis by the end of May. “The ministry continues to hire job-seekers ... The drive is part of the government's historic plan announced in October to provide jobs to Omani nationals. The Council of Ministers announced that ...
Before the blockade, Oman was Qatar's 25th largest trading partner. However, the bilateral trade is expected to grow exponentially if December numbers are any indication. In January, the two countries had signed an agreement to boost Omani exports to Qatar. And in September last year, the Omani ...
Dr Ghassani said, “We will encourage some Omani SMEs to establish collaboration with Taiwanese firms in areas of green energy. Oman has recently announced that it wants to focus on green energy. There are plans that ten per cent of our needs can be met through green energy and we think that ...
At the annual general meeting (AGM) on Thursday the shareholders of HSBC Bank Oman approved a cash dividend of RO11.4mn, with a dividend pay-out ... and by delivering tailored programmes to develop and retain skilled Omani nationals and improve their representation at all levels of management.
Making yoga accessible for all in Oman · Drivers say Oman's roads are of international standards. Drivers say Oman's roads are of international standards. Yusr initiative: Helping prisoners in need since 2017. Yusr initiative: Helping prisoners in need since 2017. Documenting the success stories of Omani ...


 

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