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Municipal Council of Musandam Holds Meeting

Municipal Council of Musandam Holds Meeting Khassab, 23 Nov (ONA) --- The Municipal Council of Musandam Governorate today held its 9th meeting for 2022 under the chairmanship of Sayyid Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, Governor of Musandam, Chairman of the Council. The council discussed several topics, including solutions to keep pace with increasing energy demands and investing in agriculture, to name a few. --- Ends/AG ...

Musandam Multi-sport Festival Concludes

Musandam Multi-sport Festival Concludes Khassab, 21 Nov (ONA) --- Musandam’s multi-sport festival concluded today. The festival included off-road multi-sport events in Musandam Governorate’s magnificent sea and mountainous terrain. The festival village served as a family entertainment arena and central hub to highlight many adventure sports and adventure tourism opportunities. The village also included an exhibition for local SMEs and traditional craftsmen to display and promote their products to festival attendees, in cooperation with the Authority for Small and Medium ...

Agreement Inked for Road, Infrastructure Construction Project at Mahas Industrial City

Agreement Inked for Road, Infrastructure Construction Project at Mahas Industrial City Khassab, 17 Oct (ONA) --- The Public Establishment for Industrial Estates "Madayn" and Galfar Engineering and Contracting signed today an agreement for roads and infrastructure construction at Mahas Industrial City in the Wilayat of Khasab, Musandam Governorate. The project will be set up on a total area of 1 million square meters and to the tune of RO 5 million. The signing ceremony was held under the patronage of Sayyid Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, Governor of Musandam. The project ...

Madha New Hospital’s Field Works Stand at 67%

Madha New Hospital’s Field Works Stand at 67%Madha, 16 Oct (ONA) --- Construction work at the new hospital of Madha in the Governorate of Musandam are pressing ahead, with 67% of the tasks completed at a cost of more than RO 6 million. The Ministry of Health supervises the project.Eng. Jamal Salim Al Shanfari, Director General of Projects and Engineering Affairs at the ministry, said that the hospital occupies an area of 10,000 sqm and consists of 40 beds, hospitalization wards, labs and other facilities. He added that the project is progressing as planned.Dr. Ahmed Abdullah Al ...

Agreement Signed to Develop, Operate Khasab Port

Agreement Signed to Develop, Operate Khasab PortMuscat, 29 Sep (ONA) --- The Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology today signed a framework agreement with International Container Terminal Company "Hutchison Ports Sohar" to develop, manage and operate Khasab Port.The agreement states that the company will receive Khasab Port, manage and operate it as of 1 October 2022. It is a condition, that during the first and second years, the company will prepare a detailed feasibility study on all terms agreed with the ministry, based on the results of a commercial ...

Oman Vision 2040 Follow-up Committee Discusses Musandam Governorate’s Plans

Oman Vision 2040 Follow-up Committee Discusses Musandam Governorate’s PlansMuscat, 22 Sep (ONA) --- The committee tasked with following up and supporting the execution of Oman Vision 2040’s projects in the Governorate of Musandam today held a meeting during which it discussed progress plans for completing strategic projects.The meeting, chaired by Musandam Governor Sayyid Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, reviewed development projects in different sectors in the governorate, including housing, transport, commerce, industry, tourism promotion, logistics and municipality.Eng. Ali Ahmed Al ...

Unique Project Launched to Use Silt Gathered in Dam Lakes

Unique Project Launched to Use Silt Gathered in Dam LakesKhasab, 31 Aug (ONA) --- Silt enters as a core material in a variety of industries, such as fertilizers, textiles and ceramics. Recently, Arkan, a research establishment, launched an initiative codenamed “Ardak” or (your land/soil) to convert silt into an industrial product.Accordingly, Arkan signed an agreement to the tune of RO 7 million with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Water Resources to utilize silt sediments deposited in the lakes of five dams in Oman, as a first stage of the project.The first phase of ...

Sohar Aluminium Signs MoU to Support Social Projects in Musandam

Sohar Aluminium Signs MoU to Support Social Projects in MusandamKhasab, 4 Aug (ONA) --- Sohar Aluminium company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Directorate General of Health Services in Musandam Governorate for the supply of medical equipment in the governorate’s health establishments.The ceremony was held under the auspices of Sayyid Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, Governor of Musandam.The MoU was signed by Dr. Nawal Ibrahim Al Shuhi, Acting Director General of Health Services in Musandam Governorate, and Ahmed Mohammed Al Kharousi, HR and Corporate Affairs ...

MoU Inked for Educational Projects in Musandam

MoU Inked for Educational Projects in MusandamKhasab, 4 Aug (ONA) --- Sohar Aluminium company has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Directorate General of Education in Musandam for the supply of interactive display monitors in the governorate’s schools.The ceremony was held under the auspices of Sayyid Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, Governor of Musandam.The MoU was signed by Badr Mahfoudh Al Humaidi, Acting Director of Education in Musandam, and Ahmed Mohammed Al Kharousi, HR and Corporate Affairs General Manager at Sohar ...

Environment Authority Inks MoU on Supporting 10m-Tree Initiative in Musandam

Environment Authority Inks MoU on Supporting 10m-Tree Initiative in MusandamKhasab, 3 Aug (ONA) --- The Environment Authority today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sohar Aluminium company on supporting the “National 10-million-tree Initiative” in the Governorate of Musandam.The MoU seeks to develop degrading areas, safeguard biodiversity and augment green cover as a source of relaxation for society.The MoU, signed under the auspices of Musandam’s Governor Sayyid Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, was signed by Musallam Mubarak Al Mahri, Acting Director of the ...

Musandam Governorate Inks Two Cybersecurity Pacts

Musandam Governorate Inks Two Cybersecurity PactsMuscat, 1 Aug (ONA) --- The Office of the Governor of Musandam today signed two cybersecurity agreements. The first is on carrying out a project for upgrading the infrastructure of electronic information systems and networks, while the second agreement is on setting up a portal for electronic services for non-municipal internal and external services.The first agreement seeks to empower the Governorate of Musandam through better management of electronic services and networking so that it could implement initiatives approved within the ...

Musandam Governor’s Office Signs Telecom Agreement with Omantel

Musandam Governor’s Office Signs Telecom Agreement with OmantelMuscat, 1 Aug (ONA) --- The Office of the Governor of Musandam signed an agreement with Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) to provide telecommunication and internet services at the governor’s office.The agreement seeks to achieve harmony among communication networks and internet lines, merging all in one component for the sake of sound management and prompt solutions.The agreement was signed by Sayyid Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, Governor of Musandam, and Talal Said Al Ma’amari, CEO of Omantel.Omantel is ...

Seminar Held on Corporate Income Tax, VAT in Musandam

Seminar Held on Corporate Income Tax, VAT in Musandam Khasab, 19 Jul (ONA) --- The Tax Authority organized a seminar in the Governorate of Musandam to familiarize members of the public about the Corporate Income Tax (CIT) and the Value Added Tax (VAT). Held in cooperation with Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) branch in Musandam, the seminar outlines the legal framework of the VAT and explains conceptions and provisions related to its application, as well as the CIS rates and subsidies. The seminar is a link in a series of workshops held by the Tax Authority in ...

UTAS Musandam to Admit Students in September 2023

UTAS Musandam to Admit Students in September 2023 Muscat, 27 Jun (ONA) --- The University of Technology and Applied Sciences (UTAS) in the Governorate of Musandam will admit the first batch of students in September 2023. Six programmes were approved as follows: two in business studies, two in information technology and two in engineering majors. A workshop was organized here today by UTAS with the aim of involving stakeholders from many sectors to submit their proposals on specialization programmes for the UTAS branch in the Governorate of Musandam. The move sought to ...

Tender Announced for Diba-Lima-Khasab 96 km Road

Tender Announced for Diba-Lima-Khasab 96 km Road Muscat, 23 Jun (ONA) --- The Secretariat General of the Tender Board, in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology, has announced a tender for designing and constructing Diba-Lima-Khasab 96 km Road in the Governorate of Musandam, in addition to paving a road link to the Niyabat of Lima with a length of 23 km. Diba-Lima-Khasab road is one of the strategic and vital projects in the Governorate of Musandam, which links the wilayats and villages of the governorate to each other. The ...

Municipal Council of Musandam Meets

Municipal Council of Musandam Meets Khasab, 22 Jun (ONA) --- The Municipal Council in the Governorate of Musandam held its 6th meeting of the year under the chairmanship of Sayyid Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, Governor of Musandam, Chairman of the Municipal Council in the Governorate. During the meeting, a presentation was given on some projects in the governorate, improving some areas in the Wilayat of Madha and the national initiative to plant 10 million wild trees in Musandam. The council also touched on other topics of concern to the governorate. --- Ends/AH ...

Municipal Council of Musandam Governorate Meets

Khasab, 25 May (ONA) --- The Municipal Council of the Governorate of Musandam today held its meeting under the chairmanship of Sayyid Ibrahim Said Al Busaidi, Governor of Musandam, Chairman of the Municipal Council. The meeting covered several topics, mainly developing the municipal action in the governorate’s Wilayats and the proposal of the Directorate General for Housing and Urban Planning, among other topics. --- Ends/Anas ...

Location of Musandam’s Lima Boosts its Strategic Position

Khasab, 20 Mar (ONA) --- Lima in the Wilayat of Khasab has a strategic location in the Governorate of Musandam, which bolsters its position. Out of the development projects carried out all over the Sultanate of Oman, Lima saw several projects in various educational, agricultural and social fields. Sheikh Qais Salim Al Madhani, Deputy Wali of Khasab said that the government’s efforts in Lima are evident and there are tangible efforts in all vital sectors. He added that the fishing port in Lima is considered an important hub that provides essential ...