News & Announcements

Oman to present maiden review on SDG adoption.


Oman, represented by the Supreme Council for Planning (SCP), is set to present its maiden Voluntary National Review (VNR) at a UN forum in July, highlighting the Sultanate’s plans and efforts to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by the year 2030.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted in 2015 by all UN Member States including the Sultanate of Oman, provides a sha

Desert agriculture has immense potential in Oman.


Prospects for the sustainable cultivation of prodigious quantities of agricultural and farm produce in vast greenhouses constructed in the arid desert regions of Oman were showcased at a key conference.

The most promising of these was an ambitious initiative spearheaded by majority state-owned oil and gas producer Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). It envisions the application of solar energy to tre

Oman Cables Industry (SAOG) has launched its new logo.


At an official inauguration, Oman Cables Industry SAOG has launched its new logo of rebranding as a reflection of its evolutionary heritage symbolizing the company’s continued development as it advances into a future characterized by further innovation in delivering state-of-the-art energy solutions and offer

Omani FDI inflows expected to accelerate: CBO.


The pace of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows is projected to pick up in the Sultanate, the Central of Bank of Oman (CBO) stated in a key report, citing a brightening macroeconomic outlook as well as the nation’s steadily improving ranking on the Global Competitive Index.
Net FDI inflows totalled around RO 700 million during January-September 2018, the CBO said in its newly published Mid-Year Review of the Omani Economy in 2018. This was primarily ge

Oman Air concludes 2018 with two more awards.


Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, won the Customer Delight Award in a colourful event held in Dubai very recently. The award organized by MENAA (Middle East, North Africa and Asia Award) was received on behalf of Oman Air by its Country Manager for United Arab Emirates, Shahzad Naqvi. This prestigious award is in its fifth year and recognizes remarkable business leaders and companies for their continuing commitment to excellence as well as

Oman Tourism conducts multi-city roadshow; strengthens its outreach in New Delhi


The Ministry of Tourism, Oman successfully conducted the first leg of the multi-city roadshow in New Delhi today. The event witnessed around 50 key members of Delhi’s travel trade in a bid to bridge connections between local travel agents and destination management companies, hotels and attraction operators in Oman.

Officials from the Ministry of Tourism, led by Her Excellency, Maitha Saif Al Mahrouqi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) Oman alo