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 and Living …

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 Sheikh Khalifa …

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.

The government …

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 benchmark sovereign …