With the number of registered delegates rising, the CSR Oman Summit 2015 is on track to be a landmark event. Designed to champion corporate social sustainability, youth empowerment and entrepreneurship, the event continues to receive growing support, demonstrating the importance of the summit for the Sultanate, especially with this year’s agenda focusing on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME).
ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference) has announced the nominees for the prestigious ADIPEC Awards 2015. These awards honour achievement and accomplishment in the oil and gas industry. A total of 501 entries were received from over 240 companies, across 32 countries.
GE launches the MEMakers Venture Program with Wamda for eleven start-up ventures at its GE Ecomagination Innovation Center, which acts as an industrial incubator. This six-week program is part of the company’s strategic vision in the region to accelerate digital industrial entrepreneurship ecosystems across the Middle East and North Africa region.
Bank Muscat, the flagship financial institution in the Sultanate, posted a net profit of RO 136.2 million for the nine months ended 30 September 2015 compared to RO 126.7 million reported during the same period in 2014, an increase of 7.5 per cent.
The Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), the premier international energy futures and commodities exchange in the Middle East, has selected London-based Elysian Systems Ltd as the technology provider for its new commodity auction business.
Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, has won the Best Bank in Middle East and Africa for Liquidity Risk Management award by the Asian Banker. The bank is the first in the region to win this prestigious award from the Asian Banker.
India’s Minister of Finance Mr. Arun Jaitley, will be launching the inaugural Arab India Economic Forum 2015 scheduled to be held on 16-17 November at Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE.
Part of its strategic growth plan and continuous efforts to finance large-scale projects across the Sultanate, Maisarah Islamic Banking Services signed an agreement with Shaza Oman to finance the construction of its flagship 5-star hotel in Muscat.
Ooredoo has opened a vibrant new franchise store in Rustaq, with its long-term partner and store operator Enhance, a WJ Towell company. This new franchise, Ooredoo’s 11th concept store, was inaugurated by Sheikh Mahmood Abdullah Al Saidi, Deputy Wali of Al Rustaq, alongside members of Ooredoo’s management team.
Khimji’s Watches, the home of luxury in Oman, is now showcasing the classic yet stylish Happy Hearts collection from Chopard. In 2015, the Geneva-based company has revisited this collection by approaching it from a whole different angle. Throughout the Happy Hearts jewellery collection, the traditionally openwork hearts now welcome ‘solid’ turquoise, onyx or mother-of-pearl hearts […]