Oman

February 5, 2001

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Oman\'s defense minister, Sayyid Badr Busaidy, arrived Sunday in Ankara for talks with Turkish officials on strengthening defense ties.

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Oman should introduce more economic reforms to support its efforts to attract foreign investors to its oil-dependent economy.

February 4, 2001

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The Omani banking sector suffered a drop in profit for the second year in a row, when the profits of 17 commercial banks fell by 5.2 percent in 1999.

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Following months of fund-raising and preparation, the Oman Whale and Dolphin Research Team is about to embark on a two-week research trip to Dhofar, w

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Oman\'s first private university, to be built in Nizwa, the Sultanate\'s old capital, will start functioning in 2004.

January 25, 2001

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Iran\'s oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh and his Omani counterpart Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Ramahi agreed Wednesday to expand bilateral cooperation in

January 24, 2001

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Cooperation between Oman and Iran in the strategic Arab Gulf and Oman Sea can help bring about a durable peace in the region, Iran\'s first vice-presi

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Various government measures aimed at propping up Oman’s faltering bourse have failed to give any significant boost to performance and the government has now said that there will be no further interven

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Oman is completing a proposal for a third train to boost the country’s production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the cost of 377 million rials ($980 million), according to the Omani economics minis

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Various government measures aimed at propping up Oman’s faltering bourse have failed to give any significant boost to performance and the government has now said that there will be no further interven

January 22, 2001

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Oman\'s deputy prime minister, Fahd Bin Mahmoud is due in Tehran on Tuesday for talks on expanding bilateral ties between the two countries.

January 21, 2001

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Oman plans to increase its defense budget by 38 percent in a drive to increase procurement for, and training of its military.

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Oman\'s Salalah Port Services (SPS) is offering 5.16 million shares in a rights issue between January 25 and February 8 to finance an expansion drive in the container port it operates.

January 15, 2001

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An Omani company faces prosecution after it was caught selling 62 personal computers with illegal software, according to the Business Software Allianc

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Oman will soon issue a new law governing the exploration and exploitation of minerals with the primary aim of encouraging private companies to invest