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September 16, 2019

Muscat, Sept 15 – National carrier Oman Air has extended its successful stopover programme with the addition of a new hotel — Sundus Rotana Muscat. The popular programme gives guests the opportunity to break their journey and enjoy some of the Sultanate’s highlights on their way to their final destination. Now, all Oman Air guests — flying in all classes, to and from any city — can enjoy a free night’s stay in the ideally located, top-quality hotel. Richard Bodin, Senior Vice President of"...

September 16, 2019

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L&T Oman has won the main work contract of one of the most luxurious hotel properties planned in the capital - Mandarin Oriental, Muscat.

The Buildings and Factories business of L&T Oman has been awarded the contract of the hotel, a project being developed by Eagle Hills Muscat – a partnership between Eagle Hills Abu Dhabi and Izz International, and managed"...

IIC puts innovation in Oman’s F&B industry on international table
September 16, 2019

MUSCAT, SEPT 15 – Representatives from the Industrial Innovation Centre (IIC) have introduced the innovation that is taking place in Food and Beverage in Oman to international industry professionals at Ireland’s National Food and Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2019. The event is the country’s premier trade event for the food and drink processing, retail, food service and hospitality sectors.
Taking part in the conference and expo panel on the Future of Food was IIC’s Food and Beverage"...

Madayn signs deal for managing access to industrial cities
September 16, 2019

MUSCAT, SEPT 15 – The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (Madayn) has signed an agreement with Nafith Logistics Services, Oman in order to build and operate an access management system for all current and future industrial cities, on a long-term basis. The agreement was signed by Hilal bin Hamad al Hasani, CEO of Madayn, and Sameer Mubarak, Chairman of the Board of Nafith International.
Nafith Logistics Services is a partnership between Shumookh Investment and Services SAOC and Nafith International LLC."...

Ruling on PET ‘dumping’ case expected next month
September 16, 2019

MUSCAT, SEPT 15 – The US International Trade Commission (ITC), a federal agency tasked with investigating antidumping claims, says it will press ahead with its inquiry into complaints alleging that polyethylene terephthalate (PET) sheet imported from Oman is sold in the US at “less than fair value”. The announcement came in a provisional ruling issued by the Washington DC-based agency last week.

“The United States International"...

Vodafone’s entry will be transformative for Oman’s telecom secto
September 16, 2019

MUSCAT, SEPT 15 – There is growing anticipation that the newly announced third telecom operator, anchored by global heavyweight Vodafone, will bring about a seismic shift in the Sultanate’s telecom industry when commercial services are launched in the second half of next year. The transformational impacts, according to experts, will come not only in the form of cutting-edge technologies and services, but also competitive tariffs and enhanced quality-of-service standards.
Ranked among the Top 5 Telecom companies"...

Standard Chartered, Oman Shipping sign $110mn finance facility pact
September 16, 2019

Muscat: A $110 million refinancing facility for three tanker vessels and two very large crude carriers (VLCCs) was announced on Sunday by Standard Chartered and Oman Shipping Company (OSC), a member of the Asyad Group.

The signing ceremony took place at Asyad’s headquarters and was attended by senior executives from Standard Chartered Oman, Asyad Group and Oman Shipping Company. The facility has been solely arranged by Standard Chartered.

Sunday’s announcement is a clear indication of the"...

Omani authorities issue warning regarding consumption of this medicine
September 16, 2019

Muscat: Oman’s Ministry of Health, along with other competent authorities in the Sultanate and in the Gulf countries, is closely monitoring the presence of a dangerous substance in medicines in the Sultanate.

This is being done following a warning issued by the United States Food and Drug Authority (USDA).

A statement by Health Ministry said, “the Ministry is carefully following the US Food and Drug Authority warning about the presence of the substance ranitidine, commercially known as"...

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