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Oman targets $15bln investments in tourism sector by 2020

Sultanate eyes public–private partnerships to develop tourism-related projects By Yasmine Saleh, Thomson Reuters Projects News Oman is aiming to raise $15 billion to invest in its tourism sector by the end of the decade, a top Omani official said adding that the government is hoping that 76 percent of the sum will be generated from the private sector. “We are …

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Oman signs $210mln Saudi financing for key industrial project

Deal could help to ease concern about the health of Oman’s finances. Image used for illustrative purpose. A bank employee counts one hundred dollar notes at a bank in Seoul February 26, 2009. Image used for illustrative purpose. A bank employee counts one hundred dollar notes at a bank in Seoul February 26, 2009. Oman’s government has signed to obtain …

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World Bank released its 2017 Doing Business Report, Oman is ranked 66 globally and 3rd among Arab countries

The Sultanate scored 1st amongst the Arab countries and 32 globally, advancing by 127 points compared to the previous report. The World Bank 2017 Doing Business Report was released yesterday 25th October and is focused on “Equal Opportunity for All”. The Sultanate of Oman has achieved a major breakthrough in this report by advancing by 3 ranks to be ranked …

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Microsoft Hosts ‘Empower’ Summit to Bring Latest Technologies to Oman

As part of its ongoing commitment to enhance and develop Oman’s ICT sector, Microsoft hosted the ‘Empower’ Summit that aim to bring the latest technologies to Oman on Monday 14th March 2016. The half day Summit introduced Oman to the latest technologies for businesses; an array of speakers and subject matter experts from the region presented a broad portfolio of …

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Ooredoo Recognised as one of Oman’s Top 20 Performing Companies Five Years Running

For the fifth consecutive year, Ooredoo was recognised as one of the Sultanate’s Top 20 performing companies by Oman Economic Review, Oman’s leading economic and business publication. Accepting the accolade on behalf of the company was Chief Financial Officer, Jorgen Latte who joined representatives from leading corporations listed on the Muscat Securities Market (MSM). The recognition was based on financial …

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Oman and Malaysia tie up to boost cybersecurity

The Sultanate of Oman and the Republic of Malaysia signed on Thursday a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of cybersecurity. Dr. Salim Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of the Information Technology Authority ( ITA ) and Dr. Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab CEO of Cybersecurity Malaysia signed the agreement on behalf of the two countries. This agreement comes to continue the …

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Gulf Business Machines and the Information Technology Authority join forces to increase opportunities for Omanis in ICT

Gulf Business Machines (GBM), the region’s number one provider of IT solutions, leveraging industry-leading technologies, has partnered with the Information Technology Authority ( ITA ) of Oman to launch a programme aimed at increasing interest and offering opportunities for Omani graduates within the ICT sector. The partnership comes as part of GBM’s ongoing efforts to provide the right tools and …

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Oman’s Renewable Energy Projects to be overseen by Industry Experts and Consultants-CESI Middle East

The Rural Areas Electricity Company (RAECo) awards CESI Middle East to provide consltancy services in implementing renewable energy projects- paving the way for a more sustainable future Muscat, Oman: 06 September 2015 – CESI Middle East, a global leader in technical consulting and engineering, signed an agreement with the Rural Areas Electricity Company in Oman (RAECo), having been awarded to …

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EduTraC Oman – A Venerable Platform for Students, Working Professionals & Job Seekers

Oman’s much awaited Higher Education, Training & Career Expo from 12 – 14 October 2015. Following the success of the first edition held in September 2014 the second edition of EduTraC Oman will be held from 12-14 October 2015 at Oman International Exhibition Centre. The three-day event will take place under the patronage of Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of …

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Eteach International extends reach to Levant markets

Teachings opportunities in Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, Oman and Qatar also increase. Dubai – With the new academic year fast approaching, schools across the region are posting positions for teaching opportunities to coincide with the start of the new academic year; September 2015. Jordan is the latest market to post positions on Eteach International, the Dubai-based branch of …

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