Category: INDUSTRY

Entrepreneurship
NBC
NBC embraces successful and inspiring young entrepreneurs

The National Business Centre (NBC) which falls under the umbrella of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) is incubating successful models of Small and Medium Enterprises which are continually growing and expanding further aiming at contributing to the advancement of the Sultanate. Among these successful models are Al Salama Fire Engineering Consultancy of its founder Hilal Al Rawahi, and Taraneem Design of its owner Sumaiya Al Ghaithi.

Infrastructure
3M Executives at Oman Representative Office Inauguration
3M Gulf strengthens presence in Oman

In line with its ongoing plans to expand its presence in the Middle East and Africa region, 3M, a science-based company that inspires creative collaboration, announced the opening of its office in Oman. The new office was officially inaugurated by Ippocratis Vrohidis, 3M Area Vice President for Middle East and Africa; Terrence Zwambila, Managing Director of 3M Gulf; Alex Arzoumanian, 3M Country Manager for Oman in the presence of a number of government officials and industry leaders.

Energy
Shell
Shell Signs Agreement with ESO to Support Humpback Whale Acoustic Research

As part of its commitment towards the environment and sustainable development in Oman, Shell Oman has recently signed a sponsorship agreement with the Environment Society of Oman (ESO). The agreement signed by Chris Breeze, Shell’s Country Chairman in Oman; Adil bin Ismail Al Raisi, Managing Director of Shell Oman Marketing Company; and Her Highness Sayyida Tania bint Shabib Al Said, President of the Environment Society of Oman, will fund a study on acoustic research of Arabian Sea Humpback Whales in Oman.

Entrepreneurship
In the News-2
Meet HE Mohamed Alabbar – businessman, innovator & visionary

Emaar Founder and Chairman, HE Mohamed Alabbar, shared his inspirational career and life story at NBO Chairman’s Speaker Series. Mayank Singh reports. He grew up in a one-room house with nine siblings in the 1960s; but currently heads a company which has built iconic structures like Burj Khalifa – the tallest building and Dubai Mall – the largest shopping mall in the world, and is ranked as the world’s second most powerful Arab business leader after HRH Prince Al Waleed bin Talal.

Travel
Omannew
Oman to take part in three European tourism exhibitions

The Ministry of Tourism will participate in three European tourism exhibitions to promote tourism in the Sultanate, highlighting the tourist services and the latest developments in the Omani tourism sector. The ministry through such participations, aims to introduce the Sultanate as a tourist destination, which is unique in its environmental and tourism elements in the […]

Education
ISM
Indian School Muscat wins international school award

Indian School Muscat has recently won the ‘International School Award’ (ISA) and joined the elite group of premier schools with the coveted ISA accreditation instituted by the British Council. The ISM is the first private international school in the Sultanate to secure this award. ISA is a benchmarking scheme that accredits schools as having an outstanding level of support for cultivating the spirit of global citizenship in students and enriched teaching-learning credentials.

Retail
Lulu
Lulu hypermarket opened its 118th outlet in Sinaw, Oman

LuLu Hypermarket opened its 118th outlet in Sinaw, Oman, on 20 September, building on our stated policy to reach out to the Wilayats of the Sultanate and to provide a world class shopping experience closer to its customers. The new store was officially inaugurated by H.E Sheikh Yahya Bin Hamoud Hamed Al Maamari, Governor of […]