Category: News

Omantel and Equinix Partner to Bring a First World-Class, Carrier-Neutral Data Center to Oman

Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) and Equinix, the global interconnection and data center company,  announced the companies have entered into a joint venture to deliver data center and interconnection services to customers in the Middle East through the development of a new network-dense data center that will be located in Barka. This joint venture will establish […]

MEDC signs agreements for enhancing Muscat’s network capacity

Muscat Electricity Distribution Company (MEDC) — a member of the Nama Group — signed a number of contracts totalling over RO3mn  for the strengthening of the electricity network in Muscat Governorate. The contract was signed by Abdullah bin Saeed al Badri, Chief Executive Officer, MEDC. The contract awards were in line with the company’s continuous […]

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Destination Sustainability Celebrates New Milestone

Destination Sustainability, Oman’s first local SME consultancy firm specializing in Corporate Sustainability and Social Responsibility officially inaugurated its new offices in Airport Heights. There to mark the start of a new phase of growth for the company was Malak Al Shibani, Director General of the National Business Center. Established to connect sustainable practices, common values […]

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Oman Oil Marketing Company Launches Lubricants In East Africa

  As part of its strategy to increase the exportation of Oman Oil Marketing Lubricants internationally, the company has signed an agreement with Hass Petroleum Group, one of East Africa’s leading oil marketing companies, to start selling its lubricants in Kenya. In line with the partnership, which was signed by David Kalife, Oman Oil Marketing […]

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Ooredoo launches new leadership development programme, ‘Spring Forward’

Under the patronage of HE Sayed Salim Musalim Al Busaidi – Undersecretary of the Ministry of Civil Service for Administrative Affairs and Development, Ooredoo announced the launch of the first wave of participants from a new development program, ‘Spring Forward’, during a press conference at the Grand Millennium. Following the success of Springboard, which was […]

SV Pittie Sohar Textile lays the foundation stone of training centre

S V Pittie Sohar Textiles (FZC) held the foundation laying ceremony for a training centre at its site in Sohar Free Zone on Thursday, under the auspices of HE Sultan Salim Al-Habsi, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Governors, Central Bank of Oman. The company’s Board of Directors, ministry officials, key stakeholders, senior management and staff were […]

Oman Airports to Implement Fees on some Manually Handled Tools

Oman Airports will impose fees on specific manually handled luggage at Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport with effect from July 15th 2018. The procedure comes in a bid to reduce the number of luggage that cannot be handled through the luggage handling system due to their size, weight or quality which may suffer loss […]

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Bank Nizwa Unveils 5.25% Property Finance Rate

Determined to offer customers an unparalleled banking experience, Bank Nizwa introduced its new reduced profit rate of 5.25% for ready property financing. Customers opting for the competitive rate will be able to purchase their property of choice under the principles of Ijara financing. The bank’s Shari’a-compliant instruments deliver the ultimate sense of comfort that offers […]

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Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre awarded ISO Certification

Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre (OCEC), the new landmark venue and emerging business hub being developed by Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN), has gone the extra mile to bring business events to greater heights. The state-of-the-art venue is glad to announce that they have successfully been awarded with the ISO Certification 9001:2015 for the management […]

Oman to resume copper production after 14 years
Oman to resume copper production after 14 years

Oman is resuming its copper production after a gap of 14 years, with the launch of a copper mining project in the wilayat of Mudhaibi by Al Hadeetha copper project. Oman had stopped the exploration and production of copper in 2004. Eng Hilal bin Mohammed al Busaidi, CEO Public Authority for Mining (PAM), apex body […]