HM thanked by Belarus President

MUSCAT: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has received a cable of thanks from President Alexander Lukashenko of the of the Republic of Belarus, in reply to His Majesty’s cable of greetings on the occasion of his country’s Independence Anniversary. In his …

Houses, vehicles account for most fire mishaps

Muscat, Residences and vehicles have been the most vulnerable to accidental fires in the country over the past three years, as per the official figures. Around 29 per cent (1,335) of the total fire cases (4,602) reported in 2018 were …

Government spending up 10.8pc in 2018

MUSCAT, After remaining subdued for three years, the government expenditure surged over 10 per cent in 2018. According to the Central Bank of Oman, after witnessing an annual average decline of 6.8 per cent during the period from 2015 to …

Fishermen’s sheds great help to Qantab community

Muscat, Muscat Bay’s fishermen shed initiative, which was introduced in Qantab on November of 2018, continues to reap benefits from the ITC. The sheds were developed to contribute towards the welfare of the local community in Qantab, as part of …

South Al Sharqiyah citizens enthusiastic about Shura polls

Muscat, The people of South Al Sharqiyah are getting ready to select their Shura representatives representing in the 9 Majlis Ash’shura elections. The final list includes 46 candidates with 16 from the Wilayat of Sur, 6 in Al Kamil W’al …