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  • Ithraa joins hands with OBG to launch Oman Report 2020

    Ithraa joins hands with OBG to launch Oman Report 2020

    Ithraa, Oman’s inward investment and export development agency, in an effort to promote the sultanate’s distinct business offering has teamed up with Oxford Business Group (OBG) to launch the Oman Report 2020. OBG operates in many of the world’s fastest growing markets, offering internationally acclaimed intelligence on countries such as Oman that are shaping the […]

  • Move to consolidate Mwasalat and NFC operations

    Move to consolidate Mwasalat and NFC operations

    ASYAD Group, the Sultanate’s integrated logistics provider, has announced it will begin working towards consolidating a number of administrative and operational functions across the departments of customer services, contracts and procurement, human resources, information systems, finance, legal affairs and other relevant departments, between the Omani National Transportation Company (Mwasalat) and the National Ferries Company (NFC). […]

  • CONSTRUCTION FOR PHASE 1 OF $1BN QURIYAT ITC PROJECT TO BEGIN SOON

    CONSTRUCTION FOR PHASE 1 OF $1BN QURIYAT ITC PROJECT TO BEGIN SOON

    Al Madina Real Estate Company, one of the largest property developers in Oman, is planning to start construction work for the first phase of its proposed US$1bn integrated tourism complex (ITC) project in Quriyat in next one or two months, according to a senior official of the company. Speaking to Muscat Daily about their new […]

  • Oman C.bank issues OMR 100m bonds

    Oman C.bank issues OMR 100m bonds

    The Central Bank of Oman (CBO) has issued an OMR 100 million ($259.44 million) in an auction, the Oman News Agency (ONA) stated on Saturday. The seven-year bonds will carry a coupon rate of 5.75%, the news agency added. The 60th issue of the Omani Government Development Bonds (GDB) will be open for subscription from 11 to […]

  • Oman group begins work on new 100-bed hospital

    Oman group begins work on new 100-bed hospital

    Oman-based Al Afia Healthcare Development and Investment Company has announced the start of construction works at the 100-bed Idealmed Hospital Project in capital Muscat. It is likely to be completed in Q4 of 2020. The new hospital, a joint venture between Oman-Brunei Investment Company, Suhail Bahwan Group Holding and the Portuguese Idealmed Group, is strategically […]

  • Galfar wins $1.9m Oman pipeline work from Punj Lloyd

    Galfar wins $1.9m Oman pipeline work from Punj Lloyd

    Oman-based Galfar Engineering and Contracting said it has won a contract worth RO753,000 ($1.95 million) for a pipeline project from India-based Punj Lloyd. Punj Lloyd is an engineering, procurement, and construction contracting specialist listed on National Stock Exchange of India (NSE). The company has implemented significant projects in the Middle East. The scope of work […]

  • Major Omani aviation entity eyes closing $5bn loan

    Major Omani aviation entity eyes closing $5bn loan

    The state-owned Oman Aviation Group (OAG) is planning to hire an adviser to secure around $5 billion in finance over the coming few years. The majority of the targeted fund will be used to purchase aircraft for Oman Air, an informed source told Reuters. “The planned financing, spread across the next few years, would come […]

  • Muscat Grand Mall launches ‘Shop & Win’ offers

    Muscat Grand Mall launches ‘Shop & Win’ offers

    Muscat Grand Mall (MGM), a leading shopping and entertainment destination in Oman, has announced its participation in the Muscat Festival 2019 with the launch of a ‘Shop and Win’ campaign. The annual festival, which kicked off on January 10, is taking place at Al Amirat Park, Al Naseem Park and Oman Automobile Association, including other […]

  • Oman Air enhances retail experience with TPConnects tech

    Oman Air enhances retail experience with TPConnects tech

    Oman Air has integrated the Offer and Order Management Solution (OfrMS) from TPConnects to enhance its personalised retailing capabilities and NDC enabled distribution, with air and non-air ancillaries, to create a unique buying experience that caters to customer’s constantly changing needs. Oman Air chief commercial officer, Paul Starrs commented: “We are pleased to partner with […]

  • Sohar Port and Freezone backs Kid’s Run

    Sohar Port and Freezone backs Kid’s Run

    man-based Sohar Port and Freezone recently joined forces with Oman Sail and the Directorate General of Education in North Batinah region to bring 500 school children to participate in the Kid’s Run at the Al Mouj Muscat Marathon. Sohar Port and Freezone efforts are in line with its commitment to engage the local community in […]