Oman has tremendous potential to emerge as a leading exporter of energy based on renewable sources, according to a leading expert in the field. Prof David Rooney, director of sustainable energy research at the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast was speaking at an event on renewable energy and biofuels organised by the Independent Learning Centre at SQU.
A new Arabic radio station, Muscat FM (also known as Radio Muscat) was officially launched at the station’s headquarters in North Ghubra on Monday.
Muscat Electricity Distribution Company (MEDC) signed three agreements on Monday with specialised companies for meter reading and bill delivery for water and electricity services in Muscat governorate.
The third Iran Country Solo Exhibition opened at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre on Monday under the auspices of H E Dr Ali bin Masoud bin Ali al Sunaidy, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Eng Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh, Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mining and Commerce.
The Buraimi police has arrested an Asian national for sexually assaulting a seven year old boy in the wilayat.
Oman Air has announced that both its daily Muscat to London flights will arrive at and depart from Terminal 4 at London Heathrow Airport from January 31.
Haya Water’s Educational Mobile Unit is quite a hit among visitors at Amerat Park.
The inauguration was done by Sheikh Anwar Khalfan al Kharoosi, Saleh Othman Saleh al Siyabi, Ismail Chakarath (group managing director), Jasim Kuniyil (group vice chairman) and Muhammad Najad (group operations director) in the presence of several high-ranking officials from various government departments, other dignitaries, representatives from local business communities and distinguished guests. Top officials of WGM were also present on the occasion.