Oman

February 26, 2001

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The third meeting of the Oman-Turkey joint committee began in Ankara Sunday.

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The Muscat municipality has decided to ban smoking sheesha or hubble bubble in public places starting from March 15th.

February 25, 2001

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Oman’s ministry of higher education in co-operation with the UNESCO will host an international conference on higher education from 17th to 19th March

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Barely five months after easing the regulations for personal bank loans, the Central Bank of Oman seems poised to tighten them again

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Oman's oil production in 2000 increased by 5.8 percent from the preceding year, the official ONA news agency reported.

February 18, 2001

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National Pharmaceutical Industries Company (NPI), the Omani first pharmaceutical formulations manufacturing company, will begin production in April

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A trade delegation from Bristol Chamber of Commerce is seeking business with Oman and UAE

February 14, 2001

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Oman announced on February 13th that four international energy companies have been short listed to develop its natural gas sector.

February 12, 2001

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Gulfstream Resources is planning operations to significantly boost gas reserves in its Hafar Block 30 development in central Oman, reported Oman Obser

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Oman's Sixth Five-year Plan (2001-2005) targets 4.5 percent growth in the industrial sector and 11 percent in industrial exports, with putting much em

February 11, 2001

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The Central Bank of Oman (CBO) has allowed commercial banks operating in Oman to sell insurance policies in partnership with any insurance companies i

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Oman’s one-billion-dollar Sohar aluminum smelter, promoted by the Abu Dhabi and Omani governments, is set to be commissioned by 2003.

February 10, 2001

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Oman's health ministry denied press reports saying that the Gulf state has imported contaminated human blood.

February 8, 2001

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Oman Air on Monday ordered two airplanes from US giant Boeing and rented three others in deals worth a total of $105 million.

February 6, 2001

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Oman\'s foreign minister, Youssef bin Alawi arrived in Riyadh Monday for talks with Saudi officials on enhancing bilateral ties.