Category: ECONOMY

Oman’s petrol output falls 12.9 per cent in January

The Sultanate’s petrol production in January posted a 12.9% fall year-on-year, with output shrinking to 6.07 million barrels as against 6.97 million barrels last year, according to the latest data released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI). The total petrol output last year stood at 85.96 million bbl.

Arab world must look to a golden age of Islam: Jim Al-Khalili

Leading a discussion on the ‘Forgotten Legacy of Arabic Science’ at the World Government Summit 2016, Jim Al-Kalili, an Iraqi-born British professor of physics at the University of Surrey, presented a talk on the Golden Age of Islam and the era’s important contributions to science, mathematics, medicine, engineering, geography and the world.