Tag: oman

  • RNO chief receives UK official

    RNO chief receives UK official

    Rear Admiral Abdullah bin Khamis al Raisi, Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO), received Commodore Dean Bassett, United Kingdom Maritime Component Commander (UKMCC), in his office at Muaskar Al Murtafa on Sunday. The meeting was attended by a number of officials from both sides.The British military official also visited the Maritime Security Centre […]

  • Recruitment ban on 87 jobs for 6 more months

    Recruitment ban on 87 jobs for 6 more months

    The ministry of manpower has extended the ban on recruiting expatriates in 87 professions for six more months. According to a decision by Shaikh Abdullah bin Nasser al Bakri, Minister of Manpower on Sunday, the ban will be effective from August 5, 2019. “During the period of the ban, the private sector is not permitted […]

  • Oman a beacon of cultural heritage: Unesco envoy

    Oman a beacon of cultural heritage: Unesco envoy

    Unesco Goodwill Ambassador Princess Dana Firas has hailed Oman as a beacon of cultural heritage in the Arab world and a country which is proud of its identity and rich heritage. “The great vision of the country’s leadership to protect cultural heritage is reflected throughout its institutions, and for me it is very positive and […]

  • Sultanate, Japan sign visa exemption pact

    Sultanate, Japan sign visa exemption pact

    iplomatic Memoranda for the mutual exemption of visas for official, diplomatic, private and service passports between the Sultanate and Japan were signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Muscat on Sunday. The memoranda were signed by Mohammed bin Yousuf al Zarafi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Administrative and Financial Affairs, and […]

  • Oman and Iran discuss regional developments

    Oman and Iran discuss regional developments

    Iranian President Dr Hassan Rouhani received at presidential office in Tehran on Sunday Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, and his delegation. During the meeting, Alawi conveyed greetings and best wishes of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos to the Iranian president. On his turn, the Iranian president asked Alawi to convey his […]

  • 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). […]

  • Oman’s MOCI to set up field study to understand street vendors’ successes, challenges

    Oman’s MOCI to set up field study to understand street vendors’ successes, challenges

    A whopping 97 percent of the street vendors who got licences in all governorates of the Sultanate of Oman have expressed their satisfaction over the procedures of issuing licences. This was revealed in a survey conducted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of street vendors in all governorates of the Sultanate of Oman. Most […]

  • Nepalese envoy meets minister

    Nepalese envoy meets minister

    The Nepalese Ambassador to Oman, Sarmila Parajuli Dhakal, met with Oman’s Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Dr Hamed Said Al Oufi at the latter’s office on 8 July. During the meeting, the Ambassador and the Omani minister discussed ways to enhance bilateral co-operation between the Sultanate and Nepal. Farming Dhakal apprised Al Oufi of the Nepalese […]

  • Remote voting for Omanis abroad in Majlis Al Shura polls

    Remote voting for Omanis abroad in Majlis Al Shura polls

    The Ministry of Interior has announced the launch of a remote voting system for Omanis abroad. The system will allow citizens who are not in Oman to cast votes in the elections of members of Majlis A’Shura for the 9th Term. This is intended to facilitate the process of vote casting for such citizens. With […]