Category: News

Galfar to build RO61mn fishing port in Duqm

Galfar Engineering and Contracting Company has been awarded a contract worth RO60.694 to build a fishing port at Duqm, according to a disclosure statement posted by the company on Muscat Securities Market (MSM) website. The duration of the contract awarded by the Special Economic Zone Authority, Duqm (SEZAD) is 30 months in addition to six […]

Al Hoota Cave to reopen on September 5

Al Hoota Cave, Oman’s most popular natural tourist destination, will reopen to the public on September 5,  2016. The first tourist cave to open in the GCC, the facilities at Al Hoota have undergone significant improvements and will be open for visitors ahead of the Eid Al Adha holiday. The cavesystem is one of Oman’s […]

Landmark Group to open outlets in Muscat Grand Mall

Dubai-based conglomerate Landmark Group will bring a number of its top brands including BabyShop, Splash, Lifestyle, Max, Shoexpress, Steve Madden and Carpisa, to the new expanded space at Muscat Grand Mall Marking a strategic collaboration in the Sultanate’s retail landscape, Muscat Grand Mall has signed an agreement with Dubai-based multinational conglomerate, Landmark Group for a numbers […]

Banking & Finance
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NBO launches seamless banking to enhance Oman-UAE cross border trade 

National Bank of Oman becomes first Omani bank to launch seamless banking to enhance cross border trade across Oman-UAE   National Bank of Oman (NBO) reinforced its commitment to Oman’s bilateral trade ties with the United Arab Emirates by launching a series of technological innovations to deliver a seamless banking experience for entrepreneurs and companies operating […]

Banking & Finance
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Alizz Islamic unveils finance product to purchase land

As part of its efforts to make ownership of land a reality for all, Alizz Islamic Bank has introduced a land financing ‘Murabaha’ product that features several facilities and simple application process. Under the scheme, a customer wishing to purchase a piece of land just needs to submit the required application with a commitment to […]

Ooredoo Partners with Qatar Airways to Bring Extra Nojoom Rewards

  Ooredoo has teamed up with Qatar Airways to add to the numerous benefits already enjoyed by members of its popular Nojoom loyalty programme. The innovative partnership means that from effective immediately, Nojoom members can redeem their points for Qatar Airways Privilege Club Qmiles through the Ooredoo App, with 50 Qmiles credited for every 500 […]

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Oman Air receives second B737-800 aircraft

Oman Air has received the second B737-800 aircraft, the new B737-800 A40-BAB at Muscat International Airport, recently. The national carrier received the first B737-800 aircraft in July 2016. The new aircraft is added to Oman Air’s fleet as the airline signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd for the sale […]