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Oman’s economy seems to be in correction mode

Jasim Ali, Special to Gulf News The Omani economy is doing fine in the ongoing environment of continuing socioeconomic challenges. What’s more, multinational agencies are projecting improved performances in the medium-term for the sultanate on the assumption of stronger oil prices. Also, the preliminary projections for 2018 budget assume stronger …

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Oman’s tourism sector witnesses rapid progress

With major projects such as the Oman Convention Bureau and the new Muscat International Airport nearing completion, the tourism and MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) industries in Oman are set to undergo a major expansion in the coming years, according to the Sultanate’s Ministry of Tourism (MOT). In an …

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Dubai opens Dh40-million camel hospital

Pristine operating theatres and state-of-the-art medical equipment are featured in a new Dubai hospital that opened last week — exclusively for camels. Camels remain an important part of the Gulf Arab state’s heritage. Camel races and camel beauty pageants are a favourite recreation for locals, and some animals fetch millions …

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New fertility clinic opens in RAK

The first fertility centre was opened yesterday in Ras Al Khaimah at RAK Hospital, in collaboration with the Bourn Hall Fertility Centre. The two entities will collaborate to provide comprehensive fertility services in Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah The collaboration will ensure top-of-the-line In Vitro Fertilisation …

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