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Oman- ITA announces programme for seven tech startups

The Information Technology Authority (ITA), represented by Sas Centre for Entrepreneurship, announced on Sunday the launch of the first cohort of Sas Accelerator powered by Google Developers Launchpad programme. As per a statement, seven promising Omani tech startups joined the accelerator programme, which is considered the first in Oman and the MENA region. The first cohort, which will run for …

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Outstanding Ministerial Confirmations at Historic MENA Innovation Forum

In September, MENA Innovation 2019  – the high-level forum dedicated to commercial partnerships, ICT innovations and best practices necessary for developing ‘future-proofed’ education infrastructures, will take place in Muscat, Oman. The event steering committee is proud to confirm education, higher education & ICT ministerial participation from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Djibouti and Somalia to join …

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Belt and Road could reshape MENA trade

Chinese companies are prominent players in the region’s infrastructure projects The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is expected to play a central role in the connectivity agenda of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). Connecting Chinese trade hubs such as Hong Kong and Shenzhen to the Egyptian Suez Canal, the UAE’s Jebel Ali Free Zone and Oman’s Duqm …

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Middle East Minister attends 15th Oman Joint Working Group

Mark Field co-chaired a meeting at Lancaster House with Omani Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Sayyid Badr Hamed Al Busaidi. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Mark Field, co-chaired the 15th Oman Joint Working Group on 25 April 2019 at Lancaster House with His Excellency Sayyid Badr Hamed …

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Key Content Confirmed For Upcoming MENA Innovation 2019 in Oman

The forum will facilitate the today-necessary exchange of ideas, ICT innovations and administrative best practices as but examples, key to effectuating the MENA region’s push for a definitively ‘future-proofed’ education infrastructure. The purpose of this year’s forum, held under the patronage of the Oman Ministry of Higher Education, is to proactively assess the opportunities and challenges that the global economy’s …

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Key Content Confirmed For Upcoming MENA Innovation 2019 in Oman

MENA Innovation 2019 is rapidly shaping up to be a high-level gathering of technology entrepreneurs, cross-industry leaders, institutional regional investors and forward-thinking government officials, first in its class to be held within the Middle East and Northern Africa. The forum will facilitate the today-necessary exchange of ideas, ICT innovations and administrative best practices as but examples, key to effectuating the …

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MENA Innovation 2019 – Official ICT Innovation in Education Forum

Drawing together leaders from across industries and governments is the forum which has become a landmark annual gathering in the Middle East, one dedicated to creating lasting change in Education and Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) through innovation, interconnectivity and creativity; the MENA Innovation Forum 2019 will proudly take place in Muscat, Oman under the official patronage of Oman Government. Dr Rawya Al-Busaidi, …

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Ooredoo signs MoU with Ministry of Education to connect hundreds of schools across Oman to Madrasati offering

Unlocking youth potential through the power of digitalisation Muscat, Oman – Unlocking youth potential through the power of digitalisation, Ooredoo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Education to connect hundreds of schools across the country to its unique offering to the education sector (Madrasati), via its Super Fibre and LTE network. The partnership will help to …

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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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