Oman

March 3, 2001

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A new law is being drawn up to combat money laundering in Oman, Gulf News reported Saturday, quoting a senior official

February 28, 2001

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The proposal of the National Bank of Oman (NBO) to set up a joint venture commercial bank in Abu Dhabi proved to be a non-starter.

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The largest business group in Oman, the Zubair Corp, announced Tuesday that it will build the Sultanate’s largest resort, costing 200 million dollars.

February 27, 2001

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Hyderabad-based Shantha Biotechnics Private Ltd., a 50:50 Oman-India joint venture, has purchased a US pharmaceutical firm specialized in the research

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Oman and the Sultanate of Brunei held on Monday talks on bilateral relations in various fields, with focus on oil and gas cooperation.

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