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MSM30 GAINS 0.63% ON INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT

MUSCAT: The benchmark index of Muscat Securities Market partially recovered on Wednesday from its previous session losses.

MSM30 index closed higher by 0.63 per cent on daily basis from its lowest close in almost a year [on Tuesday] to close at 5,502.87 …

FIVE OMAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE OFFICIALS IN OCA COMMITTEES

Five officials of the Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) have been recently nominated to the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) standing committees, according to a press release from the OOC on Wednesday.

OOC secretary general Taha al Kishry was nominated into the sports …

MINISTRY OF MANPOWER EXTENDS VISA BAN ON NINE PROFESSIONS

MUSCAT: The Ministry of Manpower (MoM) has extended by another six months its decision to not issue fresh visas for sales and marketing professionals, construction workers, cleaners, carpenters, metallurgists, blacksmiths, brick kiln workers and camel keepers in the private sector.

The ministry …

FIVE-A-SIDE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: MAJAN COLLEGE, TEAM ALLEY EMERGE CHAMPS

Majan College defeated Alpha A 34-17 to clinch the men’s title at the fifth annual five-a-side basketball tournament, organised by the Ras al Hamra Recreation Centre (RAHRC), that was held at the RAHRC courts recently.

In the women’s section, Team Alley Oops …