Dubbed as ‘sin tax’, the new excise tax to be imposed on selected goods and beverages seen to have a level of harm associated with their consumption, was first unveiled in Oman’s 2017 budget.
In the cable, His Majesty the Sultan sent best wishes to him and his country’s friendly people.
As part of the ‘Make the Future Festival’ held in Singapore, the sultanate will be participating in Shell Eco-marathon Asia.
The first phase of the programme includes the teaching of 420 students from the secondary school (Grade 10) in six public schools.
The child was helped by a team from the Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulances (PACDA) to get the lock out.
During the meeting, various aspects related to the development of the education system were addressed in support of the knowledge-based economy.
Various other activities like interaction with cartoon characters and face painting were also held to entertain the children.
The Embassy of Japan will participate in Muscat International Book Fair 2018 to be held from 21st February to 3rd March 2018 at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre.
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