Oman, represented by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs (MECA), is celebrated the World Day to Combat Desertification, which falls on June 17 every year. The theme this year is 'We Shouldn't Leave Our Future to Drought.' It has been estimated that 100mn to 200mn people live in arid and semi-arid areas with limited resources.
Bahwan IT of the Suhail Bahwan Group held an IT solution conference on Monday at Crown Plaza Muscat. The event, themed 'Integrated Physical Security', showed integrated solutions for security components like CCTVs, access control, video management and video content analysis.
Dr Yahya bin Mahfoudh al Manthri, chairman of the State Council, will chair its regular meeting on Tuesday. This ninth meeting of the second annual sitting of the fifth term will also be attended by Dr Khalid bin Salem al Saidi, secretary general of the State Council and other council members, a press release stated.
After the popular Qantab beach became inaccessible to public since October last year, a fisherman’s village next to the beach has become the alternative destination for holiday-makers.
As many as 106 couples from the wilayat of Saham in North Batinah will get married at a mass wedding event on June 27.
Data released by the joint inspection team at the Ministry of Manpower shows that 321 workers were caught violating the Labour Law between June 9 and 15, a press release stated. This includes 269 commercial workers, 24 farm workers, and 28 housemaids and their equivalents
Oman Sail was recognised as an organiser of leading sports events in the region at the 2013 Middle East Sports Event Summit held in Dubai last week
General diploma holders from across Oman have been taking online tests in Muscat since June 14 for vacancies in civil service institutions, which were announced by the Ministry of Civil Service (MoCS) on May 15.