More than 350 people including Omanis gathered outside the Palestinian Embassy in Muscat on Monday night to show their solidarity with the people of Gaza.
As many as 163,924 Omani government employees are covered under the Post Service Pensions and Bonuses Law at the end of June 2014, according to the bi-annual statistical report issued by the Civil Service Employees Pension Fund.
A 29 year old woman employee of a private firm and her male colleague were found dead in their Azaiba office.
A fire broke out at a filling station in Mawaleh on Sunday, destroying a fuel pump. No casualties were reported.
Bait al Zubair Museum recently organised an event titled,’Artists Night'. Painters, photographers and artists from various disciplines took part in it.
According to the ROP, firecrackers are a danger to public safety. 'A tight control has been imposed on all ports to curb any attempts to smuggle firecrackers into Oman.' The ROP has also announced that it will take legal action against anyone found trying to smuggle firecrackers into the sultanate.
The Oman Photography Club has announced five winners of its annual competition.The winners will be awarded at a ceremony which will be held at the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) hall on August 10.
Hilal bin Hamad al Hassani, CEO of the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE) on Monday said that the sultanate has made rapid industrial development under the leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. He said that the sultanate is attracting investments from across the world.