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Airports of Oman Publication Launched

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Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) launched the Airports of Oman publication which was designed and published by Potential Advertising & Publishing and Al-Rawahy Group of Companies. The publication features the past, present and prosperous future of the Airports of Oman and reflects the developments and achievements during the last 40 years under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.

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Oman bags $2.4m fish contract

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Omani fish companies participating in the European Seafood Exhibition (ESE) in Brussels, Belgium, bagged orders to the tune of $2.4 million for both fresh and frozen fish.

Galfar order book climbs to RO 600m

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Well-known Omani firm Galfar Engineering and Contracting’s order book has soared to RO 600 million as of end-March 2011, Chairman Shaikh Salem Said Hamed al Fannah al Araimi said in the Director’s Report of the company’s performance during the first quarter.

Emirates sees 52% surge in profit

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Dubai. 09 May. Emirates Airline, the Arab world’s largest carrier, Tuesday posted a 52 percent rise in net profit in 2010, driven by a surge in passenger numbers and cargo traffic.

Dubai’s flag carrier made a net profit of $1.5bn for the year, Emirates Group said at a press event in the emirate, despite widespread regional turmoil.

Entrepreneurs drive broadband growth’

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Broadband market in Oman is ripe for growth as an emerging tech-savvy generation of entrepreneurs drives up demand for cutting edge technology, according to Ross Cormack, Chief Executive Officer of the telecommunications provider Nawras.

Partial commissioning of $1bn Salalah IWPP set for Q3

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Authorities plan to temporarily ramp up power generation capacity in Dhofar Governorate to help meet a potential spike in summer demand ahead of the partial commissioning later this year of a new Independent Water and Power Project (IWPP) near Salalah.

200 taxi drivers to benefit

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The Royal Oman Police (ROP) and the Capital Market Authority (CMA) yesterday signed a contract to finance the training of 200 taxi drivers. The agreement was signed by Maj Gen Salim bin Musalam bin Ali Qattan, Assistant Inspector General of Police and Customs, and Yahya bin Said al Jabri, Executive President of CMA.

Singaporean delegation visits Port of Salalah

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A delegation of Singaporean businesses from various sectors of the economy has visited Port of Salalah to see the world-class port and discuss business opportunities.

NBO and AIESEC to host CSR forum

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National Bank of Oman (NBO), in partnership with AIESEC Oman, will hold the first Corporate Sustainability Forum between May 18 and 19, at the City Seasons Hotel, Al Khuwair.

The First International Convocation of SIBM held in Muscat

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The first International Convocation of Symbiosis Institute of Business Management in partnership with Khimji Training Institute, SIBM’s study centre in Oman was organized with a gala ceremony for the students of its first batch, who successfully completed their Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (PGDBM) in Muscat.

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