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The early operation of Duqm Airport, located about 550km from Muscat, marks a milestone in Oman's development history.
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2 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Muscat: Planned investments in power generation and distribution as well as upstream oil and gas along with its emphasis on increasing 'In-Country Value' will see further development of ancillary industries and more private sector participation in manufacturing activities in Oman.
5 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Muscat: The third and final draw of Times of Oman and Al Shabiba Ramadan promotion was held on July 23, 2014 where 15 lucky winners of attractive cash prizes were chosen.
7 hrs ago | Times of Oman
Muscat: A CCTV footage of Mawaleh fuel station fire on late Sunday night confirmed that the fire spread from a scooter first, as reported by Times of Oman, while the rider was kicking it hard to start it after filling petrol.
Muscat: Bank Muscat, the leading financial services provider in the Sultanate, with the largest network of 437 ATMs and 171 CDMs spread across Oman, is all set to provide banking assistance to residents and visitors to enjoy a hassle-free Eid al Fitr holiday.
PRIME RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: This is a newly created position, working closely with the Managing Partner of Rethink .
For the next two years, Ithraa's newly-created Export Development Working Group will share its expertise, knowledge and the experience of its members who represent different sectors, to enhance Oman's export capabilities.
The housing sector is considered to be among the most vital sectors in the economy and plays an increasingly important role in the rapid urban and economic development currently being witnessed in the Sultanate.
Oman Air is set to start serving the new Omani regional airport at Duqm. The service will commence as the new airport opens on 23rd July and will consist of four flights per week, operating Oman Air's acclaimed Embraer E175 aircraft.
Muscat: About 300 people gathered at the Embassy of the State of Palestine in Muscat on Monday night to show their support for Gaza, following two weeks of Israeli attacks.
Muscat: It pays to be prudent, specially on the road. Being kind to your car may actually mean being kind to your own pocket and the environment as well.
Muscat: Majlis Al Shura will take part in the meeting of the Parliamentary Union of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states, due to be held in the Iranian capital Tehran on Monday.
Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos' personal website, launched on the 38th Renaissance Day, testifies to the pride that Omanis feel while projecting their leader and the nation's achievements in 20 international languages.
Muscat: During the first decade of the establishment of the Public Authority for Craft Industries , the Omani handicrafts sector witnessed a record growth in various areas, as per the Royal vision of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said to maintain traditions of craftsmanship and enhance self-motivation in this sector.
Muscat: The number of working Omani mothers in both the private sector and the government has quadrupled to 37,000 from 8,000 in 1985, according to the statistics of Manpower and Civil Service ministries.
Muscat: The number of environmental licences issued in 2013 declined as many projects were shifted from towns to other adopted industrial zones, Minister of Environment and Climate Affairs Mohammed bin Salim Al Tobi said.
Muscat: Minister of Manpower Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri signed at the Ministry's General Diwan on Sunday, 23 agreements for training 533 Omanis at a cost of OMR1,499,190.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 12:43 pm
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