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Al Wusta Municipal Council Discusses Visions of Housing, Labour Ministries

Al Wusta Municipal Council Discusses Visions of Housing, Labour MinistriesHaima, 29 Nov (ONA) —— The Municipal Council of Al Wusta Governorate today discussed visions of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning on allocating landfill sites, as well as insights of the Ministry of Labour on regulations of the housing for expatriate workforce in the governorate.The council also reviewed replies it received and took appropriate decisions on their regard.The meeting was held under the chair of Sheikh Me'athad Mohammed Al Yaaqoubi, Governor of Al Wusta, chairman of the Municipal Council of ...

Municipal Council of Al Wusta Governorate Holds Meeting

Municipal Council of Al Wusta Governorate Holds Meeting Haima, 29 Nov (ONA) --- The Municipal Council of Al Wusta Governorate today held its 8th meeting for 2022 under the chairmanship of Sheikh Mo’thid Mohammed Al Yaqoubi, Governor of Al Wusta, Chairman of the council. The meeting discussed a spectrum of topics, including the matter of specifying landfill sites in the governorate, among other topics. --- Ends/AG ...

Karwa Motors Celebrates 100-bus Production

Karwa Motors Celebrates 100-bus Production  Duqm, 29 Sep (ONA) --- Karwa Motors today held a ceremony at its factory in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZAD) to celebrate the production of its 100th bus, a milestone in the company’s 2022 plan. Dr. Ibrahim Ali Al Balushi, CEO of Karwa Motors, said that the company has so far exported 88 buses to Qatar and is currently planning to export 12 more by mid-October. The buses will join the fleet of Karwa Motors vehicles in the FIFA World Cup Qatar ...

Honey Badger Makes Rare Appearance in Al Wusta Governorate

Honey Badger Makes Rare Appearance in Al Wusta GovernorateMahout, 20 Jul (ONA) --- An Omani citizen from the Wilayat of Mahut, Governorate of Al Wusta, spotted a honey badger, a rare appearance for this species in the area.A honey badger (also known as ratel) measures 10 to 30cm in length and weighs 5 to 15 kilogrammes. It gets its food (honey) with the help of a bird called ‘honeyguide’. It can live about 7-8 years in the wild and up to 20 years in captivity.A honey badger, which inhabits meadows and dry lands alike, exists in the Governorate of Dhofar and parts of Al Wusta, as ...

Al Wusta Governor Discusses CSR Programmes With Duqm Refinery's Officials

Haima, 14 Feb (ONA) ---- Sheikh Me'athad Mohammed Al Yaaqoubi, Governor of Al Wusta received in his office today some senior officials of the Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company (OQ8). The meeting touched on the most important programmes set for the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Governorate and means of promoting them. These regular meetings between Al Wusta Governor's Office and various partners aim to achieve more sustainable partnership. --- Ends/Ahmed ...