Daily Archives: July 14, 2019

Traditional arts add colour to Salalah Festival

Muscat: As the monsoon arrives towards the mountains bringing down the temperature to the twenties, the Salalah Tourism Festival has gained further momentum.

A prominent feature of the festival is the wilayat competition which promotes and, in many ways, preserves …

Over 27K visit Salalah Tourism Festival in two weeks

Muscat: The number of visitors to Salalah by the end of the second week (from 21 June to 4 July 2019) stood at 27,138 compared to 57,046 visitors during the same period of 2018.

The number of visitors during the …

Oman bans import of some dog breeds

Muscat: Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries on Sunday issued a ministerial decision banning the import of some dog breeds to the Sultanate.

Based on the Veterinary Quarantine Law issued by the Royal Decree No. 45/2004 and on the executive regulations …

Prices of consumer goods, services in GCC increase

MUSCAT: The prices of consumer goods and services (excluding housing) in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries increased by 0.3 per cent over the 12 months to April 2019, according to figures released on Sunday by the Statistical Centre for the …

OEPPA holds Seminar on Foreign Capital Investment Law

Muscat: The recently introduced Foreign Capital Investment Law targets to draw real foreign investments which represent an added value to the national economy. The law offers a number of incentives to foreign investors including guarantees similar to those given to …