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May 17, 2015
Private deposits at the commercial banks in the Sultanate for the first two months ending February 2015 rose by 9.47 per cent to OMR11,380.7 million compared to OMR10,396.4 million in the corresponding period in 2014, according to a monthly statistical bulletin published by the Central Bank of Oman (CBO).

The gross value for these deposits as of the end of February 2015 includes the time deposits that stood at OMR3,217.8 million, savings deposits of OMR4,156.5 million and demand deposits of OMR3,792.3 million, the report further"...
May 10, 2015
Salalah Rotana Resort has been named ‘Oman’s Leading Beach Resort 2015’ at the Middle East edition of the 22nd Annual World Travel Awards, dubbed ‘The Oscars of the Travel Industry’ by The Wall Street Journal. The WTA recognized Salalah Rotana Resort among five of the country’s leading names in hospitality for setting industry benchmarks in Oman.

“Earning the recognition of our peers in the industry to win this title demonstrates how far the resort has come since opening only"...


H.E Mr. Abdulla bin Khalid Al-Qahtani, Minister of Public Health & Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) inaugurates
May 27, 2015

The Qatar International Medical Congress (QIMC) 2015


Under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Qatar and Minister of Interior, HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani .. H.E Mr. Abdulla bin Khalid Al-Qahtani, Minister of Public Health & Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) inaugurated QIMC 2015 at the Qatar National Convention Centre"...

Seiko Instruments Launches New High-Performance Hall Effect Sensor ICs Ideal for Automotive Applications
May 27, 2015

Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) announced the release of the S-57P1 Series of bipolar latch type hall effect sensor ICs that is ideal automotive applications requiring high performance, reliability, and accuracy. Typical applications include automotive motors for fans and power steering.


The S-57P1 series features a wide operating temperature range of -40 ˚C up to 150 ˚C,"...

MoI Launches #PolicingCreativeIdeasAward on Social Media
May 27, 2015

The Ministry of Interior launched the #PolicingCreativeIdeasAward hashtag on social media to introduce the Award and its objective both regionally and internationally.


Major General Dr. Nasser Lakhrebani Al Nuaimi, Secretary General of the Office of HH Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Chairman of the Ministry of Interior’s Excellence Awards Committee,"...


Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly Diabetes Alliance to Present Data from 35 Studies at the American Diabetes Association’s® 75th Scientific Sessions
May 27, 2015

The presentation of 35 abstracts will demonstrate the breadth and depth of the Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company diabetes alliance portfolio June 5-9 at the American Diabetes Association’s® (ADA) 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston.


“With growing numbers of people being diagnosed with diabetes, there is tremendous need for ongoing clinical research"...

Jawaher Al Qasimi Helps Save Lives of 30,000 Kids Yearly Through Cancer Fund
May 27, 2015

An International Childhood Cancer Fund (ChiCa) has been launched by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), the International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC.


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First part of Oman rail project tender later this year: Minister
May 27, 2015
Oman's ambitious railway project is moving closer to reality as the Ministry of Transport and Communications is going ahead with the plans to float and award major contracts this year.

The contract to build the first segment of the project, which will connect Al Buraimi to Sohar in a 207-kilometre (km) stretch, will be awarded in the second half of the year, said Minister of Transport and Communications Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Salim Al Futaisi.

The second segment will link Al Buraimi to Ibri, he told reporters on the sidelines of an agreement ceremony at the ministry's headquarters...
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