The board of directors for Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) has announced, that for personal reasons, James Wilson has submitted his resignation as Chief Executive Officer. The board of directors has accepted Mr Wilson’s resignation and has appointed Engineer Saif bin Ali Al-Hinai as Acting Chief Executive Officer, with immediate effect.
The Ministry of Housing has announced via Twitter that it has distributed 98 housing units to citizens in Al Misfa village in Bausher. The total cost of the project exceeded RO6.5mn.
The 22nd edition of the Muscat International Book Fair opened at the new Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday under the auspices of H E Dr Abdulmunim bin Mansour bin Said al Hasani, Minister of Information.
The government is doing its best to keep the city clean but unfortunately, some people are taking this for granted. Beachgoers need to have a sense of cleanliness and discipline, a Muscat Municipality official has said.
A group of 45 Omani youths has started ‘Spread a Smile’ campaign to support charitable activities. The group has also extended its support to refugees across borders. As part of this, some of the group members recently visited The Royal Hospital and distributed gifts to sick children.
The name and scope of Al Batinah Farmers Association has been changed by the Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) to Omani Agriculture Association. The newly-named body will now represent farmers from across the country. Saeed al Kharusi, chairman of the association said the name change has been done as per the decision issued by MoSD.
Noah Talib Salim al Hadidi, 29, is visually impaired since birth. But, this hasn’t deterred him to achieve big in life. In May, Hadidi will become the first visually impaired Omani to get a Master’s degree in Computer Science.
Sheikh Sabah al Ahmed al Jabir al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait and his delegation left on Wednesday after a three-day state visit to the sultanate.