Hani Ali Mirza, Managing Director, Bin Mirza International which brought to Oman a number of international fast casual brands, says Oman’s F&B sector is better placed to weather the storm of economic slowdown. Excerpts from an interview with Muhammed Nafie Can you give us a brief on the various international brands Bin Mirza Group […]
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Kim McInnes, CEO – Shopping Malls, Majid Al Futtaim Properties talks about upcoming developments and the rationale behind being the leading GCC investor in Oman in an exclusive interview How has Majid Al Futtaim’s experience been in Oman in the retailing arena? Majid Al Futtaim has always been pioneering in the Omani market, and we […]
The year 2016 has been a sanguine year for emerging markets after five brutal years of underperformance relative to the US, Europe and even Japan. The spectacular 70 per cent rise in oil prices since last February, a 20 per cent rally in gold and industrial metals, the failure of the Federal Reserve not to […]
Lower-quality properties have been struggling into 2016, while the higher end continues to forge ahead While some of Oman’s current residential, retail and office property stock is struggling to get off agents’ books, at the higher end of the market, the picture is a lot sunnier. In this, the Sultanate resembles many other countries […]
Takaful Oman continued its stellar performance by achieving a gross contribution of RO5.1mn for Q1 2016 compared to RO2.4mn in the corresponding period of 2015. Sayyida Rawan Ahmed Al Said, MD and CEO shares the success story of the company in an interview with Oommen John P. Takaful Oman, the Sultanate’s first fully-fledged Islamic insurance […]
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On January 1, 2016 His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said issued a royal decree approving the Sultanate’s 2016 state budget and the country’s ninth five-year development plan, the latter of which covers the period 2016-20.