Oman Qatar Trade grows substantially

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. Mohsin Khamis Al Balushi of

St. Francis Xavier Church – Salalah Oman

Archbishop Francisco Montecillo Padilla – the Vatican’s Apostolic Nuncio (diplomat) to Yemen, Kuwait, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Qatar (strangely he doesn’t look after Oman) – and Dr. Ahmed Khamis Masood Al Bahri, director in Oman’s Ministry of Religious Endowments and Religious Affairs of Oman inaugurated St. Francis Xavier Church in Salalah, Oman. The event … Continue reading “St. Francis Xavier Church – Salalah Oman”

Doha’s Museums

Doha’s Museums include these three ‘must see’, when you stay in the city. The design of the new National Museum of Qatar is based on the crystal structure of the Desert Rose, a small accretion of gypsum and sand. It surrounds the original National Museum which was in its turn twentieth-century palace of Sheikh Abdullah … Continue reading “Doha’s Museums”

Arabia at the London Book Fair 2018

Tulips under a male Date Palm, just off Kensington High Street in London, set the tone for a mix of

OMAN VISA application process is updated changes by Oman's Royal Oman Police to the tourist visa application process in Oman

Visiting Oman? Read on. As of 18th March 2020 the entry of all non-Oman Nationals into Oman has been banned. as detailed in the local newspapers. Earlier the issuing of all tourist visas was suspended. Dear visitor, In line with the precautionary measures approved by the Sultanate to prevent from the spread of #Coronavirus, it … Continue readingOMAN VISA application process is updated changes by Oman’s Royal Oman Police to the tourist visa application process in Oman

Oman Guide Book for 2018 ‘Exceptional Places’

Oman has been included in Bradt Guide’s 2018 ‘Exceptional Places’ and the Bradt Guide to Oman is now available worldwide. This annual listing is a recommendation of those countries, cities or regions that Bradt, the award-winning guidebook publisher, feels should be visited. This year’s exceptional places include

Oman’s working Women are a growing presence in the Forbes 100 list

Forbes magazine has released its annual list of most powerful women in the Arab world 2017. This year there are two lists, one for Business and one for Government. Topping the lists, as always, are Lubna S. Olayan and Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi of Saudi and UAE. However. there is a rapid rush to the … Continue reading “Oman’s working Women are a growing presence in the Forbes 100 list”

Eleven new tourism accommodation plots allocated in Oman

Oman’s Ministry of Tourism has issued agreements for the development of 11 tourism accommodation projects throughout the country. Leading the way is a substantial plot to be developed by the Oman Government’s ‘Oman Investment Fund’. The size of the plot in Al Jabal Al Akhdar, 73,367sqm is comparable to the plot developed by an Oman … Continue reading “Eleven new tourism accommodation plots allocated in Oman”