Category Archives: Government

MOAF ISSUES STRICTER CONTROLS ON USE OF FISHING CAGES

MUSCAT: H E Dr Fuad bin Jaafar bin Mohammed al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, has issued a decision on the use of fishing cages, their specification and areas where they can be used.

Based on the Marine Fishing …

PACP HONOURED AT GCC EGOVERNMENT EVENT IN BAHRAIN

MUSCAT: The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) has been honoured for its project ‘Participation through social networking’ at the fourth GCC eGovernment, Award, Conference and Exhibition 2015 held in Bahrain recently.

The ceremony was held under the patronage of …

OMAN’S TOURISM SECTOR ON PATH TO MORE GROWTH, SHOWS REPORT

MUSCAT: Oman’s tourism sector is set for more growth, with direct benefit to the economy project for the coming years. The focus remains on involving the local community in building the sector as it is developed to strengthen the economy.…

OMAN’S DEBUT SOVEREIGN SUKUK ISSUE OVERSUBSCRIBED 1.7 TIMES

MUSCAT: Oman’s Ministry of Finance announced that its debut sovereign sukuk issuance received a very strong response and raised a total of RO336mn in firm orders from a wide base of investors comprising both conventional and Islamic institutions.

The five-year …

OMAN AIR EGM CLEARS RAISING CAPITAL TO RO684MN, GOVT EQUITY ALLOTMENT

MUSCAT: Oman Air Co held an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) of shareholders on Sunday at the company headquarters.

The EGM was presided over by H E Maitha al Mahrouqi, deputy chairperson of the board of Oman Air, and attended by …