Category: Special Reports


The symposium on the development of small and medium enterprises, which proved to be a landmark event, reviewed the success stories of entrepreneurs in different sectors, suggested legislations and revised policies to create an environment conducive for the growth of SMEs.

Catching them young

Kids Read programme by British Council and HSBC Bank Oman seeks to change the perception of children, teachers and parents about reading and storytelling,

Training and jobs

The budget addresses the concerns in the country with key emphasis on infrastructure development and creation of jobs to further stimulate the economy.

Bigger, bolder, better

The State General Budget 2013 is ambitious and has the biggest ever spending directed towards the Omani citizens for education.

Thinking ahead

Think Big Act Small-How America’s Best Performing Companies Keep the Start-up Spirit Alive by Jason Jennings is an insightful work.

Meet the future halfway

Excerpts from the speech of HE Ali Bin Masoud Al Sunaidi, Minister of Commerce and Industry, at Oman Debate 2012.

Make a Plan

The second session of Oman Debate 2012 titled ‘Freezones and Industrial Areas.

Is Oman Future Ready?

Oman Debate 2012 sets a roadmap for the Sultanate’s socio-economic development in the coming years.