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Agreement Worth RO 1.5 Million Signed for Ibri Science and Innovation Centre

Agreement Worth RO 1.5 Million Signed for Ibri Science and Innovation Centre Ibri, 9 July (ONA) ---- The Office of the Governor of A’Dhahirah signed an agreement with OQ Refineries and Petroleum Industries, an OQ Group Company, and Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) to design, establish and manage the Ibri Innovation and Science Centre. With an investment of RO 1.5 million, the project aims to promote sustainable development in line with Oman Vision 2040 and encourage innovation among the youth of Oman. This strategic partnership aims to contribute to the development of ...

Student Company Uses Wood from Mesquite Trees to Produce Industrial Products

Student Company Uses Wood from Mesquite Trees to Produce Industrial Products Ibri, 23 Jun (ONA) --- A student company from “Abu’Darda School” in the Wilayat of Ibri, A’Dhahirah Governorate, managed to produce commercially viable products from mesquite trees. The company made efforts to introduce the timber as high-quality industrial products, reflecting the Education Ministry’s keenness to support student endeavours in the field of entrepreneurship. Codenamed “Salaba” (solidity), the student firm extracts solid wood from mesquite tree and markets it as ...

Sohar Aluminium, Health Ministry Sign MoU to Fund Constructing Dialysis Unit in Dhank Health Centre

Sohar Aluminium, Health Ministry Sign MoU to Fund Constructing Dialysis Unit in Dhank Health Centre Dhank, 4 Mar (ONA) --- Sohar Aluminium (SA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Health, represented by the Directorate General of Health Services in A’Dhahirah Governorate, to finance the establishment of a dialysis unit at Dhank Health Centre. The signing ceremony was held in the Wilayat of Dhank and attended by Najeeb bin Ali Al Rowas, Governor of A’Dhahirah, and other dignitaries from government and private bodies. The agreement was signed ...

Rains Fall in A’Dhahira Governorate

Rains Fall in A’Dhahira GovernorateIbri, 29 Feb (ONA) —— The wilayats of Ibri, Dhank and Yanqul in the Governorate of A’Dhahira today experienced moderate to heavy rains, due to the current climatic conditions affecting the Sultanate of Oman.The rainfall in the Governorate of A’Dhahira led to the overflow of some wadis.—— Ends/AH ...

Agreement Signed to Boost Digital Transformation in Al Dhahirah Governorate

Agreement Signed to Boost Digital Transformation in Al Dhahirah Governorate Ibri, 9 Nov (ONA) --- Al Dhahirah Governor’s Office signed here today an agreement with Oman Telecommunications Company (Omantel) to set up digital infrastructure. The agreement was signed by Najeeb Ali Al Rawas, Governor of Al Dhahirah and Sheikh Talal Said Al Ma’amari, CEO of Omantel. As per the agreement, digital infrastructure will be set up for the office of the governor, offices of Walis of Ibri, Yankul, Dhank and Al Dhahirah Municipality, as well as all buildings affiliated with the ...

Al Dhahirah Municipal Council Holds Meeting

Al Dhahirah Municipal Council Holds MeetingIbri, 27 Sep (ONA) --- The Municipal Council of Al Dhahriah Governorate today held its 7th meeting under the chairmanship of Najeeb Ali Al Rawas, Governor of Al Dhahirah, Chairman of the Council. During the meeting, the minutes of the 6th meeting were approved. The council also reviewed the report of health services in the governorate, among several other topics. ---Ends/Thuraiya/Anas ...

Work Begins on RO 2.5m Water Supply Network in Yanqul, to Serve 10,000

Work Begins on RO 2.5m Water Supply Network in Yanqul, to Serve 10,000Yanqul, 16 Aug (ONA)--- Nama Water Services announced the start of a project to construct a water network in Al-Ulou area in the Wilayat of Yanqul, A'Dhahirah Governorate. The project cost RO 2.5 million.Speaking at a press briefing held at the office of Wali of Yanqul, Eng. Badr Salim Al Rab’aani, Project Manager at Nama Water, said the project is set to be carried out in 18 months, from July 2023 to December 2024.Al Rab’aani pointed out that the project includes the construction of a 75 km water distribution ...

Al Dhahirah Municipal Council Holds Meeting

Al Dhahirah Municipal Council Holds Meeting Ibri, 30 May (ONA) --- The Municipal Council of Al Dhahriah Governorate today held its 5th regular meeting under the chairmanship of Najeeb Ali Al Rawas, Governor of Al Dhahirah. The meeting discussed the Land Transport Law and its executive bylaw, among several other topics. The council’s meeting also included a presentation given by representative from the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology. --- ...

Four Agreements Worth RO 4m Signed to Implement Service, Development Projects in Al Dhahira

Four Agreements Worth RO 4m Signed to Implement Service, Development Projects in Al Dhahira Ibri, 29 May (ONA) --- Najeeb Ali Al Rawas, Governor of Al Dhahirah, today signed four agreements to the tune of more than RO 4 million to implement service and development projects in the governorate. The projects form part of Al Dhahirah Governorate’s projects plan for 2023 and 2024. The first agreement, signed with Daleel Petroleum Company, provides for funding projects in the governorate as part of the company's social contribution programme. The agreement deals with the ...

Municipal Council of Al Dhahirah Governorate Holds Meeting

Municipal Council of Al Dhahirah Governorate Holds Meeting Ibri, 30 Apr (ONA) --- The Municipal Council of Al Dahahirah Governorate today held a meeting under the chairmanship of Sheikh Hamdan Nasser Al Yahyai, Deputy Chairman of the council. The meeting discussed a range of topics of concern to the governorate, in addition to proposing recommendations in a bid to develop the governorate in various fields, among reviewing other topics. --- Ends/AG ...

RO 150 m Project to Supply Water in A’Dhahirah Governorate Opened

RO 150 m Project to Supply Water in A’Dhahirah Governorate Opened Ibri, 23 Jan (ONA)—A ceremony was held here today to mark the opening of a project worth more than RO 150 million to supply water from Sohar Desalination Plant to A'Dhahirah Governorate, under the auspices of Dr. Said Mohammed Al Saqri, Minister of Economy. The project includes laying a 230-km water supply pipe from Sohar Desalination Plant in the Governorate of North Al Batinah to the Governorate of A’Dhahirah. It also includes the installation of 15 storage tanks having a collective capacity of ...

Municipal Council Members in A’Dhahirah Governorate Elect Deputy Chairman

Municipal Council Members in A’Dhahirah Governorate Elect Deputy ChairmanIbri, Jan 2 (ONA) —- The Municipal Council in A’Dhahirah Governorate today held its first meeting since the start of Municipal Councils Third Term. The meeting was headed by Najeeb Ali Al Rowas, Governor of A’Dhahirah, Chairman of the Council.The members of the Municipal Council took the oath of office before the council’s Chairman. They also elected a Deputy Chairman during an electronic voting process in which the new “Tanmia” app was used. The position went to Hamdan Nasser Al Yahya’ee, who won the ...

Agreements Signed for Development, Service Projects in A’Dhahirah Governorate

Agreements Signed for Development, Service Projects in A’Dhahirah GovernorateIbri, 27 Nov (ONA) --- Within the context of A’Dhahirah Governorate’s Annual Plan, four agreements were signed today to set up development and service projects in the governorate.The first agreement provides for the renovation of Wilayat of Yanqul Market and setting up sunshades in car parking areas.The second deals with the development of the Municipality Park in the Wilayat of Dhank and includes the installation of sunshades and public utilities.The third agreement provides for the construction of a ...

Technological Week Event Continue in A’Dhahirah

Technological Week Events Continue in A’DhahirahIbri, 20 Jun (ONA) --- The events of the Technological Week, organized by the Directorate General of Education in the Governorate of A’Dhahirah continue at the Scientific Centre for Innovation and Robot. The events of the Technological Week target 100 students in grades 1-10 in the schools of A’Dhahirah in various technological and scientific fields. The events include seminars for students interested in robotics, drones and virtual labs that are held via video conferencing. --- Ends/Anas ...

Sohar-A’Dhahirah Water Pipeline Worth RO 150m Trial Run Begins

Muscat, 25 Apr (ONA) --- Oman Water and Wastewater Services company announced the start of the trial run for the new water pipeline project from Sohar desalination plant to the wilayats of the Governorate of A’Dhahirah. The total cost of the project reached RO 150 million.Eng. Ibrahim Hamad Al Hasani, Senior Manager of the project said that the water pipeline is 230 km long and that 15 water tanks were built (with a capacity of 451,000 cubic meters) in the wilayats of Sohar, Ibri and Dhank. Four pumping stations were also set up, with a total pumping capacity of 144,000 cubic ...

Handicrafts Exhibition Held in Ibri

Ibri, 22 Feb (ONA) --- The Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises Development (ASMED) branch in the Governorate of A’Dhahira organized an exhibition of handicrafts and traditional products in the Wilayat of Ibri. The exhibition is held as part of the Omani Crafts Day, which is celebrated on 3 March of each year.The exhibition saw the participation of 20 artisans in various fields and handicrafts, which include the woolen craft, spinning, woodcrafts, leather tanning, pottery, incense, silverware, daggers and palm leaf products.The exhibition also included a corner for a number of ...

Cultural Activities Witness Boom in Wilayat of Ibri

Ibri, 2 Feb (ONA) --- Youth in the Wilayat of Ibri, Governorate of A'Dhahira, are widely drawn to cultural and sports programs and activities, particularly after the launch of a competition for clubs in cultural creativity at the end of 2021. The qualifiers for the competition continue till 2022. Rashid Sulaiman Al Adawi, Head of the Sports and Youth Activities Department in the Wilayat of Ibri said that the cultural and youth activities and programs are no less important than sports activities. Those activities highlight the youth’s creativity in various fields and positively ...