Oman

March 25, 2001

03:00 GMT

The biggest project of its kind, the water network of the Omani capital is 80 percent complete after work began in March following complaints of fault

March 24, 2001

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Oman is to order 12 Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters from the US and 20 Super Lynx helicopters, made by the Anglo-Italian Agusta Westland, in purchases w

March 22, 2001

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A GSM roaming agreement was signed in Muscat Wednesday between Jordan’s Mobile.Com and the Omani Telecommunications Company (OTC).

March 20, 2001

02:00 GMT

Oman and UAE have agreed to set up a joint committee for combating drug trafficking.

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Qatar and Oman discussed Monday in Muscat aspects of bilateral cooperation in telecommunications and post sector and the setting up of joint ventures

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Omani authorities will announce the winner of the $750-million contract to build a refinery in the northern town of Sohar next month from a shortlist of five international firms, the oil ministry said

March 19, 2001

02:00 GMT

Oman awarded an $18 million contract Sunday to the Danish firm Maersk to look for crude oil and natural gas in the west of the sultanate, the official ONA news agency said.

March 18, 2001

02:00 GMT

Gulf states of Qatar and Oman are set to expand cooperation in the fields of telecommunications and postal services.

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Yemen and Oman seek further cooperation in the fields of culture and tourism.

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Oman is sparing no effort to simplify visa procedures in Oman to attract tourists from all over the world.

02:00 GMT

Year-long negotiations between the Oman government and Dhofar Power Co (DPCO) bore fruit Saturday with the signing of an ambitious concession to build

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Oman's air force is to buy F-16 fighters from the United States and British-built Super Lynx helicopters, an Omani defense official announced Saturday, March 17.  Sayyed Badr Bin Saud Al-Bussaidi, the

March 17, 2001

02:00 GMT

Oman has recorded an unprecedented growth in both expenditure - up 132 percent to $704 million- and card numbers - up 90 percent to 296,000 cards - ma

March 16, 2001

02:00 GMT

Oman will hold a conference on pollution control and prevention of contagion in hospitals on 6th and 7th November 2001.

March 15, 2001

02:00 GMT

Software Alliance has announced that the Omani Ministry of National and Cultural Heritage has intensified its efforts in fighting thefts of computer p