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Oman Air Announces Daily Flights to Istanbul

  Starting Friday, 1 June 2018, Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman will commence a new daily flight to Istanbul from Muscat. The inaugural flight – WY 163 – will depart Muscat International Airport at 20.10 hrs. after a cake-cutting ceremony at Oman Air’s exclusive First and Business class check-in lounge. […]

OPEC Secretary General: Cooperation is the Key Ingredient to Addressing Future Energy Challenges

His Excellency, Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, stresses the importance of dialogue and cooperation between oil industry stakeholders in order to achieve a stable and sustainable energy future. Through its theme ‘Petroleum – Cooperation for a Sustainable Future’, the 7th OPEC International Seminar provides a high-level forum for the exchange of ideas and perspectives, while confronting the […]

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Shell Intilaaqah Oman And Riyada Continue Pledge To Empower Entrepreneurs

Shell Intilaaqah, Oman’s social investment arm of Shell LiveWire International, and the Public Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Riyada) continue their strategic partnership to support the entrepreneurs for an additional three years by signing a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) that builds on the previous Memorandum of Understanding. This collaboration aims to continue offering […]

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Companies in Salalah disclose damages due to Mekunu

Several companies operating in and based out of Salalah and the Dhofar governorate have disclosed details of the damages incurred  in the aftermath of the tropical storm ‘Mekunu’, which tore through Dhofar and Al Wusta governorates causing widespread flooding in the southern and central regions of Oman. Raysut Cement Company said in a disclosure on the MSM […]

Banking & Finance
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Muzn Islamic Banking Launches Dedicated Privilege Banking

Muzn Islamic Banking, the Islamic Banking window of National Bank of Oman, has launched a Privileged Banking service which offers exclusive Shari’a compliant financial solutions that address the banking, investment, and lifestyle needs of our customers. Nasser Salim Said Al Rashdi, Chief Commercial Banking Officer of the National Bank of Oman, said: “Muzn’s Privilege Banking […]

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Galfar receives appreciation certificate from the Ministry of Transport and Communications for Al Batinah Expressway project

  Galfar Engineering and Contracting SAOG has received a certificate of appreciation from the Ministry of Transport and Communications for its “outstanding and effective contribution to the completion of Al Batinah Expressway project (packages one and three)”. Over many years Galfar has demonstrated its exalted capability in undertaking challenging projects and has contributed in the […]

BAE Systems partners with Outward Bound Oman for Omani youth development

  As part of its long-term commitment to Oman, BAE Systems has recently announced a partnership with educational training provider Outward Bound Oman. The partnership, signed in the presence of Her Excellency Dr Madiha bint Ahmed Al Shaibaniya, Minister of Education, and Outward Bound Oman Patron His Highness Sayyid Faisal bin Turki Al Said, will […]

Wastewater service deals worth RO17m signed

The Salalah Wastewater Services Company on Thursday signed three wastewater service agreements worth some OMR17 million. The agreements were signed by Advisor Abdullah bin Aqeel Al Ibrahim, Acting Dhofar Deputy Governor and Chairman of Salalah Wastewater Services Company, and the contractors. The first agreement, worth OMR2.9 million, is related to expanding the sanitary drainage network […]

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Real estate deals in Oman rise by 4.2 per cent in April

Recovery continues on the real estate market in the Sultanate with sales showing a robust growth in the first four months of 2018, compared to the same period of last year. Reflecting the market trend, the total value of property transactions in Oman during January-April period of 2018 increased by 4.2 per cent to OMR1.01 […]