Category: FROM THE PRINT EDITION

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Gateways to future growth

Ports and free zones are becoming game-changers for Oman’s long-term economic growth, as the government is  focusing on logistics to supplant the hydrocarbon sector as the nation’s economic mainstay. Muhammed Nafie reports The chronicle of Oman’s history abounds in fascinating accounts of maritime exploits. Remnants of a 4,500-year-old Reed Boat, excavated from Ras Al Jinz, vouch […]

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Setting standards

A round-table discussion on the Distribution Code Review Panel (DCRP) organised by Nama Group and OER underlines the need for safeguarding the rights of electricity consumers in addition to reviewing Oman Electrical Standards (OES) to align with the current needs of the electricity sector   PARTICIPANTS Eng. Sultan Said Al Qatabi, Manager, DCRP   Eng. Hassan Al Abduwani, […]

FROM THE PRINT EDITION
Ra's al Hamra
A sustainable community 

The Ras Al Hamra (RAH) residential redevelopment project is to be implemented in five phases by 2023. Phase-1, which includes 280 residential units, an international school, mosque and a golf course, has been completed, says Ahmed Al-Shaibani, RAH Development Manager.  Oommen John P reports An integrated residential township with a ‘confluence of cultures’ complementing the tourism […]