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  • Friday prayers halted, conferences suspended

    Supreme Committee has announced new restrictions to tackle the rising cases of COVID-19 which will last two weeks with effect from Sunday. The post Friday prayers halted, conferences suspended appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • 36 projects to boost business activities in South Batinah

    OCCI held an investment forum in South Batinah governorate recently with the aim of meeting the objectives of Oman Vision 2040. The post 36 projects to boost business activities in South Batinah appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Oman explores investing in Zanzibar

    Oman Investment Authority is exploring investment options in Zanzibar with the authority signing an MoU with the Zanzibar government. The post Oman explores investing in Zanzibar appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • With cases of COVID-19 rising, fears of a lockdown linger

    Concerns over the Omicron variant of the virus and its high transmissibility have many people wondering about further measures in 2022. The post With cases of COVID-19 rising, fears of a lockdown linger appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Oman Vision 2040 lauded by Austrian minister

    Dr Margarete Schrambock, Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs of Austria, has expressed her admiration for Oman Vision 2040. The post Oman Vision 2040 lauded by Austrian minister appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Oman Post launches frankincense-themed stamp collection for Expo 2020

    To commemorate Oman’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, Oman Post, a member of Asyad Group, has launched a new set of stamps. The post Oman Post launches frankincense-themed stamp collection for Expo 2020 appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • First national conference on organ transplant to be held in 2023

    Muscat – H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Sa’eedi, Minister of Health, held a meeting with members of Oman Transplantation Society (OTS) on Wednesday with an aim to develop the national programme for organ transplantation. According to a Ministry of Health (MoH) official, the meeting discussed holding the first national conference on organ transplantation […] The post First national conference on organ transplant to be held in 2023 appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • 2021-2022 squid-fishing season ends on Jan 31: MAFWR

    Muscat – The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources (MAFWR) has announced that the squid-fishing season for 2021-2022 will end on January 31 in Dhofar, Al Wusta and South Sharqiyah. The season is important for many fishermen in these governorates. The six-month season commenced in August 2021. Owing to high nutritional value, squid demand […] The post 2021-2022 squid-fishing season ends on Jan 31: MAFWR appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Temperature to drop across Oman during the weekend

    Muscat – Oman meteorology department said that Oman will witness a noticeable decrease in temperatures and dust storms with low visibility over open areas and deserts during the next two days due to the northwesterly winds. In a statement, meteorology office said, “starting this evening, active northwesterly winds will blow over most of the governorates […] The post Temperature to drop across Oman during the weekend appeared first on Muscat Daily.

  • Oman reports first successful brain tumour operation using CyberKnifeS7 apparatus

    Muscat – The radiology treatment team of Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre carried out the first successful operation using CyberKnifeS7 apparatus, a high accuracy system in diagnosing tumors of the brain and the lung. The operation took only five sessions. In a statement to Oman News Agency, Dr Zahid Abdullah al Mantheri, […] The post Oman reports first successful brain tumour operation using CyberKnifeS7 apparatus appeared first on Muscat Daily.