Category Archives: Politics

MOG, Shell, Total Achieve New Step in in Developing Integrated Gas Projects in Sultanate

Muscat, Dr. Mohammed bin Hamad al-Rumhy,Minister of Oil and Gas (MOG), Ben van Beurden, CEO of Shell andArnaud Breuillac, Total President Exploration and Production signed aninterim upstream agreement that details funding and a workprogramme for 2019 f...

HM Receives Thanks Cable from Cuban President

Muscat, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said hasreceived a cable of thanks from President Miguel Diaz-Canel of theCouncil of State and Ministers of the Republic of Cuba in reply to HisMajesty's congratulatory cable on the occasion of his country's Nation...

Ithraa to Start its Economic Evenings February 26th

Muscat, The Public Authority for InvestmentPromotion and Export Development (Ithraa) announced the launch ofits annual initiative "Economic Evenings" in its eighth edition, which willinclude four interactive sessions aimed at highlighting the future tr...

MSM Declines 2 Points

Muscat, Muscat Securities Market (MSM)general index (30) today lost (2.92) points, comprising a decline by(0.07%) to close at (4073.96) points, compared to the last session,which stood at (4076.88) points. The trading value today stood at (RO 1,507,641...

No Decision Taken Yet about the Wall, US Acting Defense Secretary

Washington, Acting US Defense Secretary PatrickShanahan said no decision had yet been made on the financing of thewall, which President Donald Trump wants to build on the border withMexico from the Pentagon budget. "We have not made any decision yet,"

Conventional Banks Credit Grows 4.7 Percent till Nov 2018

Muscat, Review of the activities of conventional banks exhibits an annual growth in total outstanding credit of 4.7 percent as at the end of November 2018. Credit to the private sector increased by 3.8 percent to reach RO18.9 billion.