More than 1000 employees of Muscat Municipality across the city went on strike on Sunday morning protesting over a downward adjustment of their grade.
The official working hours during Ramadan for ministries, public authorities and other departments of the state’s administrative apparatus will be from 9am to 2pm.
The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) has opened a 13km road between Samad al Shaan and Wadi Andam in Mudhaibi in the North Sharqiyah governorate.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) received 13,640 online registrations from January to April this year.
The recent domestic fuel price increase of 33 per cent will increase poverty incidence in the sultanate by about one per cent from the base level, according to a study.
Omanis visiting India have good news in the offing. To boost the arrival of tourists, India is in the process of extending the validity of e-tourist visa from 30 to 60 days.
Their numbers stood at 1,763,710, compared to 1,747,097 in March, according to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).
Biosphere Expeditions, an international environmental research and nature conservation group, which has been conducting coral reef surveys in Musandam for the last six years, is offering a free place on its scuba diving coral reef conservation expedition to Musandam, or the Maldives or Tioman Island (Malaysia).