Transport yourself from Dhofar into Thailand as Anantara Al Baleed Resort Salalah celebrates the Songkran festival at the Mekong restaurant on April 13th.
Songkran festival at the Mekong restaurant.
The Songkran festival is Thailand’s
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Trade volume between Oman & Qatar has grown dramatically from USDollars549 Million in 2016 to USDollar1.8Billion in 2019
Remarkably Oman is Qatar’s main destination for its non-Oil products. Currently, there are some 200 jointly owned Omani/Qatari companies in Oman and 350 jointly owned Omani/Qatari companies in Qatar.
Oman Qatar Meeting
Mohsin Khamis Al Balushi of
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Celestial Bodies by Jokha Al Harthi is a book about three generations of an Omani family. An almost dreamlike narration of their lives in the town of Al Awafi describes three women, sisters, and their path towards marriage. Asma marries out of duty, Khawla rejects proposals, waiting for her love and Mayya becomes married following her heart being broken.
Celestial Bodies by Jokha Al Harthi Cover
The scene is set as Mayya works at her Singer sewing machine; is this the creation of our story? Asma is intrigued and shocked by lipstick, owned secretly by Khawla. Abdallah describes his visit to Frankfurt. And so stories are interwoven, describing a society being confronted by the new world rushing in. While the book is a good read, what makes this book unique, for
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Qasr Al Watan (Palace of the Nation) in Abu Dhabi is open to the public.
Check below for a map, information, video and great photographs.
Aerial view of Qasr Al Watan courtesy Ministry of Presidential Affairs UAE
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