September 19, 2000
BankMuscat and Commercial Bank of Oman (Combank) have merged to create the largest bank in the sultante with assets of $3.4 billion, an official source said Monday.
On last Thursday, 175,000 men and women went to the polls in the Sultanate of Oman to elect a new 83-member Majlis al-Shura, which will sit from 2001 to 2003. But, while the Gulf State claims to be am
September 15, 2000
Two women were elected out of 83 seats contested in the first direct election to an advisory council in Oman.
September 14, 2000
Omanis begin voting for a new advisory council in the Gulf sultanate's first direct polls, with 21 women candidates standing for office in a new test
Oman has turned its attention to tourism and many investors are ready to help develop the industry for the Gulf sultanate. One major investment in Omani tourism already has been a $450 million tourist
September 13, 2000
Omanis on Thursday will elect 80 lawmakers for a 3-year term to represent them in the country's parliament.
Oman has signed a memorandum of understanding with Salalah Port Services (SPS) to set up a free zone adjacent to the port. Oman's Commerce Minister Maqbool bin Ali Sultan signed the MoU with Jack Helt
<b>Date:</b> Sep 13 - Sep 16, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Oman International Exhibition Center, Oman <b>Specifics:</b> Event is centered around those providing goods and services dealing with all asp
September 12, 2000
Oman has signed a memorandum of understanding with Salalah Port Services (SPS) to set up a free zone adjacent to the port.
A deep seaport at Gwadar, along with a coastal highway along the belt of Markan, will be constructed with the aid of funding and expertise volunteered by China, Iran and Oman. This project is geared t
September 11, 2000
Twenty three women are running for seats at the Omani Shura council, according to the ministry of interior, cited by the Emirati paper Khaleej Times.
The Omani government will spend around 600 million US dollars on tourism projects in the sixth five-year plan.
September 9, 2000
Omani police arrest a father, his three sons and two more accomplices, believed to have robbed and murdered three gold merchants.
The five-year plans and the 'Vision 2020' strategy for economic development have led to the emergence of a strong export-oriented industrial sector in
September 8, 2000
Oman says the phenomenon that left thousands of dead fish washed up on the shores of the country earlier this week is natural and fish resources in th