Category: Industry

First Muslim woman in space

The first Muslim woman and private female explorer in space, Dr Anousheh Ansari, was in Muscat recently to speak at the latest edition of the National Bank of Oman Chairman’s Speaker Series. Addressing an audience of public officials, business leaders, bank customers and students at Grand Hyatt Muscat, Dr Ansari shared stories about her pioneering […]


Oman Cables is honoured to have received the award for Manufacturer of the Year at the AIWA awards 2015.

Adapt, acquire and improve

Ibtisam Al-Khaifi, Learning and Development Advisor, Shell Oman Marketing Company feels that young Omanis should focus on skill development and taking on challenges.

OMAN FORUM 2014 calls for concerted efforts

Under the patronage of Ministry of Manpower and Central Bank of Oman, the Oman Forum 2014 was held on November 10 at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Muscat. Oman Forum 2014 is an annual Arabic debate organised by the leading Arabic business magazine Alam al-Iktisaad Wal A’mal (AIWA), published by United Media Services (UMS). Oman Forum involved […]

Changes to Omani insurance companies law

The recent amendments to Omani Insurance Company Law require all insurance companies in Oman to be incorporated or registered as public joint stock companies with a minimum paid-up share capital of RO10mn.

Fuelling economic growth

The Ministry of Oil and Gas sets out an ambitious plan for Oman’s oil and gas sector during the next five years, at its 2014 annual briefing. Oommen John P reports on the details.

Executing perfection

Galfar Engineering and Contracting has etched a name as one of the pioneering construction companies in the Sultanate

Power Letters

As we step into 2014, CEOs and business leaders share their thoughts on the opportunities that the economy presents, the imponderables that need to be addressed and how a changing demographic is set to bring about a sea change.

Leaders in their own right

The BizPro awards, instituted by National Training Institute, continued its endeavour to pick young business professionals who will become the leaders of tomorrow to carry on the Sultanate’s success story to the next level.