OMAN NEWS

H E Dr Sa’eedi meets UK official

H E Dr Sa’eedi meets UK official
Muscat - 

H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid al Sa’eedi, Minister of Health received Rosalind Campion, director of international trade in the Directorate General of Exports in the UK last week.

Over 16,000 establishments covered by social insurance

Over 16,000 establishments covered by social insurance
Muscat - 

The number of active establishments covered by the social insurance system reached 16,723 by the end of May according to the latest statistics issued by the Public Authority for Social Insurance (PASI).

Entries to global award for women empowerment to close on August 31

Muscat - 

The Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women Empowerment has announced the receipt of entries for the prize, which amounts to about US$400,000.

Gulf firms need to alter approach to improve cybersecurity: Survey

Gulf firms need to alter approach to improve cybersecurity: Survey
Muscat - 

With the Gulf landscape increasingly going tech-savvy, it is important that organisations change their mindset regarding spending on the right technologies to deal with cybersecurity breach. According to an annual survey conducted by the Gulf Business Machines (GBM), the region’s IT solutions provider, 41 per cent of Gulf-based enterprises admitted to being breached at least once in the last 12 months, in comparison to 28 per cent in 2016.

Around 5,000 take part in International Day of Yoga

Around 5,000 take part in International Day of Yoga
Muscat - 

The grand yoga session organised in Muscat by the Embassy of India on June 21 to celebrate the 4th International Day of Yoga witnessed participation of about 5,000 persons. These included citizens, Indians, other expatriates, diplomatic corps and students.

17 single men workers evicted from residential building in Al Khuwayr

17 single men workers evicted from residential building in Al Khuwayr

Muscat - 

Muscat Municipality raided a residential building in Al Khuwayr and evicted 17 single men workers recently.

Fans spoilt for choice as World Cup offers surprises

Fans spoilt for choice as World Cup offers surprises

Muscat - 

The FIFA World Cup is in full swing in Russia and the first ten days have been full of surprises. 

Cyclone Mekunu creates rare lakes in Empty Quarter: NASA

Cyclone Mekunu creates rare lakes in Empty Quarter: NASA

Muscat - 

Cyclone Mekunu that struck Dhofar last month created temporary lakes across the world’s largest contiguous sand desert Rub al Khali, NASA stated.



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