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As Port Sultan Qaboos turns into tourism hub, shipping companies announce move to Sohar

As Port Sultan Qaboos turns into tourism hub, shipping companies announce move to Sohar
Muscat - 

Commercial activity at Port Sultan Qaboos (PSQ) will be completely shifted to Sohar by August this year, which is the deadline that authorities have set for maritime companies to make the switch. Meanwhile, several maritime firms including Maersk Line, Safmarine, Hyundai Merchant Marine and Oman Container Lines have already announced the timelines for their move to Sohar.

New rules likely for sheesha cafés in Muscat

New rules likely for sheesha cafés in Muscat
Muscat - 

Muscat Municipality is planning to introduce new regulations for sheesha cafés in the governorate. A Municipal Council committee meeting last week discussed the issue of sheesha smoking in public places.

307 arrested for Labour Law violations in Oman's Mudhaibi wilayat

Muscat - 

As many as 307 workers found violating the Labour Law were arrested from Mudhaibi in a midnight raid. The arrests were made by ROP along with the Manpower Directorate in Mudhaibi affiliated to the Directorate General of Manpower in North Sharqiyah. 

Sayyid Badr meets Chinese Foreign Minister

Sayyid Badr meets Chinese Foreign Minister
Muscat - 

Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud al Busaidi, secretary general in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday met Wang Yi, China’s Foreign Affairs Minister.

Jusoor to fund drug rehab centre in Sohar

Muscat - 

Jusoor, the NGO formed by Orpic, Vale and Sohar Aluminium, will fund establishment of the planned Drugs Rehabilitation Center in Sohar. 

27 specialists trained in safe medical waste management

27 specialists trained in safe medical waste management

Muscat - 

Twenty-seven health, safety and environmental specialists from across the country are taking part in a 12-day training programme on medical waste management.

Dhofar University honours Salim Bahwan

Dhofar University honours Salim Bahwan

Muscat - 

Popular actor and director Salim Bahwan has been honoured by Dhofar University for his contributions to Omani cinema.

Malaysian deputy PM likely to visit sultanate next month

Muscat - 

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Malaysia’s deputy prime minister and education minister is likely to visit Oman next month.

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