Oman

January 15, 2001

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Oman has joined the beef banning bandwagon in the Middle East and has curbed beef imports from some of the European Union countries, as a precautionar

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India is holding up a joint venture to build a fertilizer plant in Oman, National Economy Minister Ahmad bin Abdulnabi Mekki said in an interview published on Thursday.

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The government of the Sultanate of Oman has announced that it intends to privatize the Salalah Electricity Station, making it the fourth such privately operated power provider in the country.

January 11, 2001

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The governor of the Sultanate of Oman, Sultan Qabous Bin Said Sultan, has approved the nation’s sixth five-year economic plan, which will run though 2005.

January 9, 2001

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Omani and French trade officials discussed Monday in Muscat ways of reinforcing trade relations between the two countries, especially in the field of

January 8, 2001

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Oman has delayed the privatization of the telecom sector until March, more than a year behind schedule, National Economy Minister Ahmad bin Abdulnabi Mekki.

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The sultanate of Oman has granted private construction and management companies a major power station project as part of plans to privatise the electricity sector, a ministry official said Sunday.

January 6, 2001

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Sightings of rare whale and dolphin species over the weekend have once again put the spotlight on the Sultanate\'s rich marine diversity, Oman\'s Obse

January 4, 2001

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Oman\'s Budget for the current financial year 2001 is likely to focus on the social sector, Oman Observer reported Thursday. Indicating a marked incre

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India is holding up a joint venture to build a fertilizer plant in Oman, National Economy Minister Ahmad bin Abdulnabi Mekki has said.

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Oman has delayed the privatization of the telecom sector until March, more than a year behind schedule.

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Bank Dhofar al-Omani al-Fransi has been transformed into Oman’s fourth largest bank, with the transfer to its control of 16 branches of the Commercial Bank of Oman (ComBank), giving it a total of 43 b

January 3, 2001

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Omani police have arrested 155 illegal immigrants, mostly from neighboring countries. The sultanate has launched a campaign to replace foreign workers, who account for around a third of the population

December 31, 2000

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A team of 500 Iranian weavers has created what is reportedly the world\'s largest handmade carpet, a 22-ton masterwork valued at 5.3 million dollars.

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Domestic liquidity within the Omani banking system equaled RO 2.22 billion ($5.76 billion) during the third quarter of 2000, compared to RO 2.13 billion during the corresponding period in 1999, an inc