Category: Zighlights

Education
NBO
Sultan Qaboos University students win award for innovative business ideas

National Bank of Oman (“NBO”) has announced the winner of the Innovation in SME Award for students, a unique competition designed to inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs and support the Sultanate’s wider economic diversification agenda. Eureka, a group of students from Sultan Qaboos University, walked away with RO 10,000 to further develop an innovative business idea to benefit Oman’s economy.

ECONOMY
coin
Central Bank of Oman launches new coins

Central Bank of Oman (CBO), on the occasion of the 45th National Day 2015, announced the issuance of New Circulation Coins of 100, 50, 25, 10, and 5 baizas with effect from Saturday.

Travel
muscatairport
Airport traffic at Muscat, Salalah grows

Air passenger traffic through Muscat International Airport until the end of November 2015 recorded an increase of 17 per cent to 9,321,617 passengers, while it rose by 21 per cent at the Salalah Airport, compared to the figures in the same period in 2014.